Upcoming discussion topic ideas
Please add any thoughts for new topics here.
- Free software trivia night
- Free Your Phone workshop for installing Replicant or similar. Note that Replicant is only supported on a very limited number of devices, so would require that people came with a known compatible device eg. bought from eBay. For people who don't have a compatible device and aren't able to buy a new one, we could help them install F-Droid free software app store.
- GNU Parallel
- The state of free software social networks including Diaspora and Identica
- Review of alternatives to Dropbox (file sharing)
- Free software in science: ecologists talking about how the use GNU R statistics tools
- Workshop on making a gnu head in Blender
- Where do you get your free software news? Favourite websites, news feeds, audiocasts, videocasts etc.
- Book review: Free as in Freedom 2nd Edition
- Run a Debian Bug Squashing Party as a way to get people started in contributing to free software
- Contributing to h-node.com hardware database
- Visiting free software folks from other states
- Unsung heros: the free software that we all use, but no-one notices - an the people who maintain them
- Free and open source-friendly employers - both technology companies and others, e.g. how do you make the print shop your work at more free software friendly.
How can we be more involved with LibrePlanet?
- USB-N dongles
- e-book readers
- DRM in HTML 5
These are events and topics which have been used in the past.
- My favourite free software: short reviews an interesting and useful piece of free software, may or may not be widely used
- GPG key signing
- Something practical, perhaps a tutorial or hack session