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Let's discuss and test out various Libre alternatives to Slack, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
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== Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions ==
  
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Although not an official social event of the Conference, Birds of a Feather - or BoFs as they are known - allow Delegates to meet around a particular topic or interest. BoFs usually occur during lunchtime, or after the main Conference presentations for the day.
  
= Outcomes from the BoF ==
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==== Instructions ====
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Edit the table below to claim a BoF, and provide a way for people to contact you.
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''Rooms will be added later.'' See also: [[mw:Help:Tables|Tables Help]].
  
Attendees:
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* Scott Bragg
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* Mikael Cluseau
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* Russell Coker
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* John Kristensen
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Stuff we talked about:
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* Convenience and success of Slack against other protocols
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* The critical mass of other platforms such as FB and Twitter
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* Interoperability of open source federated social networks so that although they are small islands they can have a mass of users all their own.
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* How easy it is to set these open source services up
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Stuff we did:
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* Demo'd Prosody XMPP Server with an IRC bridge to Freenode, and a bridge to a GNUSocial instance
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* Set up a test MatterMost chat server as an alternative to Slack. Mattermost is written in Go and is pretty straightforward to install either as a Docker image or following the setup instructions.
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! 09:00
* You can log in and check out our Mattermost Instance with this invite link which we will keep going for the duration of the conference: [http://taslug.org.au:8065/signup_user_complete/?id=npin91z8fibn9rz8kimt3rw9wo Team invite link]
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| Opening
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== Agenda ==
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Let's start by spending half an hour discussing the problems and ways of solving them, during the discussion people are encouraged to play with software on their devices and do web research.
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!Lunch Break
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|[[Perl BoF]] D2.193 <p> [[Autonomous Robots BoF]] D.211
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|[[Emacs BoF]] D2.193 <br/> [[Safer Payments BoF]] D.211
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Exploding kittens bof- student lounge
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<br/>Cards Against Humanity BoF D.211
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|[[Ladies' Lunch]]
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[[Debian Lunch @ wool museum restaurant]]
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<br/>Cards Against Humanity BoF - D.211
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|[[Freedom Conservancy supporters]]
  
By the time the Linux Australia AGM starts I would like people to be working on installing and testing various software. People who are there just for the discussion can then attend the AGM. I believe that coding is more important than voting as the people standing for office are all good.
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==== Topics to consider ====
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!Afternoon Tea
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|[[BlueHackers BoF]] D2.193
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|Jobs BoF D.211
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This list is broad and we will probably run out of time but perhaps we will have some shared chatroom or group post tag to continue the BoF online.
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|[[Lightning_talks|LightningTalks]] & Closing
  
* Learning about being a user of libre IM and federated social networking, looking at the feature sets - those not interested in running their own instances or IM servers can create accounts.
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* Who to follow on these alternative social networks?
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* Connecting/extending networks - bridging with plugins/bots, or working with common protocols?
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* How to contribute? Which projects are looking for what help
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* Moving between networks
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|[[Ingress BoF]] D.192
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[[Libre Instant Messaging and Social Media BoF|Libre IM & Social BoF]] D2.211
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|[[Keysigning bof|Keysigning BoF]] D2.211
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|[[Kerbal BoF]] D2.193
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|[[Parallelism and Concurrency BoF]] D2.193
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== Here are links to various software ==
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|[[LA AGM]] D.193
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=== Social Networking ===
 
  
[https://diasporafoundation.org/ Diaspora]
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* Exploding kittens
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[http://www.gnu.org/software/social/ GNU Social]
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[http://friendica.com/ Friendica]
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==== [http://pump.io/ pump.io] ====
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"a stream server that does most of what people really want from a social network."
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* Website: http://pump.io
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* Example Feed: https://microca.st/fsf
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* Source: https://github.com/e14n/pump.io/
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* User Guide: https://github.com/e14n/pump.io/wiki/User-Guide
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Public instances people can register accounts at:
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* [https://fmrl.me fmrl.me]
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* [https://microca.st microca.st]
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* [https://pumpity.net pumpity.net]
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* [https://pumpdog.me pumpdog.me]
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* [https://1realtime.net 1realtime.net]
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* [https://pumpit.info pumpit.info]
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* [https://pumpbuddy.us pumpbuddy.us]
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* [https://pumprock.net pumprock.net]
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* [https://hotpump.net hotpump.net]
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* [https://pumpyourself.com pumpyourself.com]
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* [https://urmf.net urmf.net]
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Or use [http://pump.io/try.html http://pump.io/try.html] to have one randomly select for you.
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=== Instant Messaging | Group Chat ===
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[https://tox.chat Tox] – Decentralised IM and group chat (torrent-like DHT protocol)
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[http://matrix.org/ Matrix] – Decentralised group chat, WebRTC signalling
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[http://www.mattermost.org/ Mattermost] - Slack-compatible alternative
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[https://rocket.chat/ Rocket.Chat] - Web chat platform
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[[Xmpp_server_setup]]
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== How to Prepare ==
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Have a phone, tablet, or laptop to use to access the services (preferably all 3).
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If you are a sysadmin have a laptop to access servers and install software.
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Test out some relevant software in advance if you have time. Ideally be ready to spend a few minutes talking about the software.
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If you want a virtual machine to test software contact Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> ASAP. Ideally send a GPG signed message with your ssh public key.
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Revision as of 15:13, 3 February 2016

Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions

Although not an official social event of the Conference, Birds of a Feather - or BoFs as they are known - allow Delegates to meet around a particular topic or interest. BoFs usually occur during lunchtime, or after the main Conference presentations for the day.

Instructions

Edit the table below to claim a BoF, and provide a way for people to contact you. Rooms will be added later. See also: Tables Help.

Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions
Monday 1st Feb Tuesday 2nd Feb Wednesday 3rd Feb Thursday 4th Feb Friday 5th Feb
Early birds

06:00

Running BoF Running BoF Running BoF Running BoF Running BoF
Not-as-Early birds

07:00

Interval Training BoF Interval Training BoF Interval Training BoF Interval Training BoF Interval Training BoF
09:00 Opening Keynote Speakers
Morning Tea

10:00—10:40

Session Session Session Session Session
Regular Schedule
Lunch Break

12:20—13:20

Queer BoF Perl BoF D2.193

Autonomous Robots BoF D.211

Emacs BoF D2.193
Safer Payments BoF D.211

Exploding kittens bof- student lounge
Cards Against Humanity BoF D.211

Ladies' Lunch

Debian Lunch @ wool museum restaurant
Cards Against Humanity BoF - D.211

Freedom Conservancy supporters
Regular Schedule
Afternoon Tea

15:00—15:40

Session Session BlueHackers BoF D2.193 Jobs BoF D.211 Session
Regular Schedule LightningTalks & Closing
Evening

17:20—

Ingress BoF D.192

Libre IM & Social BoF D2.211

Keysigning BoF D2.211 Kerbal BoF D2.193 Parallelism and Concurrency BoF D2.193 Session
18:00— LA AGM D.193 PDNS Penguin Dinner Speakers' Dinner EFA Drinks


Unscheduled sessions:

  • Exploding kittens

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Birds of a Feather sessions (BoFs)
Autonomous Robots Emacs Ingress Interval Training Kerbal Keysigning Libre Social Media Parallelism Perl Queer Running Taswegian Bibleopoly