Past Events - LibreAustralia

Past Events

Here you can find a list of past events of LibreAustralia. There is a separate page listing upcoming events.

12th Jan 2022: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Wednesday 12th Jan 2022 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Mumble (primary, m.libreau.org:64738) (instructions), IRC (secondary, #libreau at libera.chat, webchat at https://chat.libreau.org).
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Wednesday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

5th Jan 2022: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Wednesday 5th Jan 2022 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Mumble (primary, m.libreau.org:64738) (instructions), IRC (secondary, #libreau at libera.chat, webchat at https://chat.libreau.org).
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Wednesday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

29th Dec 2021: Weekly virtual meeting (NOTE day of the week change)

When
20:00-21:00 Wednesday 29th Dec 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Mumble (primary, m.libreau.org:64738) (instructions), IRC (secondary, #libreau at libera.chat)
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Wednesday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

CANCELLED 20th Dec 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 20th Dec 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Mumble (primary, m.libreau.org:64738) (instructions), IRC (secondary, #libreau at libera.chat)
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

This meeting is cancelled.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

13th Dec 2021: Weekly virtual meeting (NOTE venue change)

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 13th Dec 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Mumble (m.libreau.org:64738) (instructions)
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

6th Dec 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 6th Dec 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

29th Nov 2021: NO MEETING

No meeting due to the EmacsConf 2021 stream. Will resume on the following week.

28th Nov 2021: EmacsConf 2021 Alternate Stream for APAC

When
11:00-17:45 Sunday 28th Nov 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Online at https://stream.libreau.org/live.webm
What

An alternate stream of EmacsConf 2021 for APAC hours.

EmacsConf is the annual conference about the joy of Emacs, Emacs Lisp, and memorising key bindings. It is a conference for people of all levels and backgrounds.

The 2021 Edition will take place 27th-28th November online. To help make the conference more accessible, LibreAustralia will be streaming a subset of the talks with hours favourable to APAC timezones on Sunday 28th Nov.

The stream will be available at https://stream.libreau.org/live.webm and can be viewed with a media player like mpv or vlc, or in a browser like IceCat, Abrowser or Firefox. For example, to view the stream in mpv, simply invoke

mpv https://stream.libreau.org/live.webm

on the command line.

Just like the main stream, we will be utilising IRC (#libreau at libera.chat) for discussions. If you are not familiar with IRC and/or prefer to using something "webby", head to chat.libreau.org for a webchat.

We will also use Etherpad for async Q&As.

See below for the schedule. Talks marked with * means the speaker will be able to take live Q&A on IRC.

When (AEDT/UTC+11) What Speaker(s)
~11:00-11:05 Opening remarks  
~11:06-11:10 Emacs News Highlights Sacha Chua
~11:11-11:35 Emacs as Design Pattern Learning Greta Goetz
~11:38-12:04 A day in the life of a janitor* Stefan Monnier
~12:07-12:37 Turbo Bindat* Stefan Monnier
~12:40-12:47 GNU's Not UNIX: Why Emacs Demonstrates The UNIX Philosophy Isn't Always The Only Answer Daniel Rose
~12:49-13:19 break  
~13:19-13:29 Emacs manuals translation and OmegaT* Jean-Christophe Helary
~13:31-14:09 How Emacs made me appreciate software freedom Protesilaos Stavrou
~14:13-14:23 Introducing N-Angulator Kevin Haddock
~14:25-14:32 Emacs development updates John Wiegley
~14:33-14:39 NonGNU ELPA Update Philip Kaludercic
~14:41-14:49 Typesetting Gregorian Chant with Emacs Spencer King
~14:51-15:01 Emacs and Montessori Philosophy Grant Shangreaux
~15:03-15:13 Emacs Research Group, Season Zero: What we did together with Emacs in 2 hours a week for a year Noorah Alhasan, Joe Corneli, Raymond Puzio, Leo Vivier
~15:16-15:46 break  
~15:46-15:56 Babel for academics* Asilata Bapat
~15:58-16:07 Managing a research workflow (bibliographies, note-taking, and arXiv) Ahmed Khaled
~16:08-16:18 Creating technical API documentation and presentations using org-babel, restclient, and org-treeslide Jan Ypma
~16:20-16:27 Org as an executable format Tom Gillespie
~16:29-16:50 Using Org-mode to teach programming Daniel German
~16:53-17:03 Budgeting, Project Monitoring and Invoicing with Org Mode Adolfo Villafiorita
~17:05-17:15 Finding Your (In)voice: Emacs for Invoicing Bala Ramadurai
~17:17-17:25 Emacs with Nyxt: extend your editor with the power of a Lisp browser Andrea
~17:27-17:37 Moldable Emacs, a step towards sustainable software Andrea
~17:39-17:46 On the design of text editors Nicolas P. Rougier

*: The speaker of this talk will be able to attend live Q&A.

22nd Nov 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 22nd Nov 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

15th Nov 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 15th Nov 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

8st Nov 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 8th Nov 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

1st Nov 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 1st Nov 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

25th Oct 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 25th Oct 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

18th Oct 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 18th Oct 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

This time we are going to use a self-hosted jitsi instance, which hopefully can get rid of the connection problem.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

11th Oct 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 11th Oct 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

This time we are going to use a self-hosted jitsi instance, which hopefully can get rid of the connection problem.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

4th Oct 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 4th Oct 2021 UTC+11 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

This time we are going to use a self-hosted jitsi instance, which hopefully can get rid of the connection problem.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

27th Sep 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 27th Sep 2021 UTC+10 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

This time we are going to use a self-hosted jitsi instance, which hopefully can get rid of the connection problem.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

20th Sep 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 20th Sep 2021 UTC+10 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

This time we are going to use a self-hosted jitsi instance, which hopefully can get rid of the connection problem.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

13th Sep 2021: Weekly virtual meeting (NOTE different jitsi link, delayed by 10 minutes)

When
20:10-21:10 Monday 13th Sep 2021 UTC+10 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

This time we are going to use a self-hosted jitsi instance, which hopefully can get rid of the connection problem.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

6th Sep 2021: Weekly virtual meeting (NOTE different jitsi link)

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 6th Sep 2021 UTC+10 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

This time we are going to use a self-hosted jitsi instance, which hopefully can get rid of the connection problem.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

30th Aug 2021: Weekly virtual meeting

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 30th Aug 2021 UTC+10 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

LibreAustralia meets virtually every Monday, unless otherwise specified.

In the meeting we generally have free flow discussions, to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software. Sometimes we will watch a video about free software like a conference talk together. And sometimes we also try to be like a normal tech meetup group and host talks, workshops and what-have-you.

Everyone is welcome to join, whether you reside in Australia or not.

23rd Aug 2021: Hurd watch party (NOTE different jitsi link)

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 23th Aug UTC+10 (what time in my timezone?)
Where
Jitsi
What

Bring your favourite drink and join us to watch a talk together.

We will watch Hurd's PCI arbiter, presented by Samuel Thibault at FOSDEM18. If you have been wondering what the GNU microkernel is all about, this is the talk to start with. A discussion will ensue.

9th Aug 2021: Free software hangout

When
20:00-21:00 Monday 9th Aug UTC+10
Where
jitsi
What
Join us on jitsi for a free software hangout, an informal meeting of free flow discussions, where we get together to share discoveries, experiences, resources, tips and issues related to free software.

19th Jul 2021: Online watch party

At 20:00 on Monday 19th July (UTC+10), bring your favourite drink and join us at jitsi to watch a talk together.

We will watch A Comprehensive Strategic Plan for Copyleft Freedom on Linux, presented by Bradley Kuhn at Linux Conf Au 2021. A discussion will ensue.

Yawn

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