[57north-discuss] [57north-announce] It's Tuesday!

Robert McWilliam rmcw at allmail.net
Tue Jan 16 11:03:07 GMT 2018


On Tue, 16 Jan 2018, at 10:30, Edward Watson wrote:
> Good golly, its another hackerspace Open Tuesday. The space will be
> open to any and all who would like to visit from around 19:00 (usually> earlier). If you haven't been along before, it's best to bring a
> laptop and/or a project.

I'll be along but I haven't thought far enough ahead to have any actual
plans for what I might be doing.
Also there is TechMeetup tomorrow and the next CTC is coming up:
> On Fri, 12 Jan 2018, at 20:22, Scharlau, Dr Bruce A. wrote:
> Happy New Year everyone,
> 
> Welcome to a new year of Techmeetup talks and other events folks.
> First there’s some TechMeetup news, and then some news about a Code
> the City event.> 
> To start with this month come along at 18:30 on Wednesday, 17 January
> to the foyer at the north end of the Meston Building at the University
> of Aberdeen to hear Dr Abiola Abimbola of NetHost Legislation in
> Aberdeen talk about ‘Cyber Essentials & General Data Protection
> Regulation (GDPR)’ which comes into effect in May.> 
> “The Cyber Essentials Scheme, mandatory from the UK government,
> provides guidance to help organisations deal with common cyber-attack
> forms, while the GDPR will replace the current EU Data Protection
> Directive, as this touches all organisations, it will be useful to
> hear more about how firms can and should deal with this legislation.”> 
> Dr Abiola Abimbola has been an information security consultant for a
> long time, and comes to us from a local Aberdeen based firm.> https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-abiola-abimbola-ph-d-6a77353/
> 
> Then on February 3/4 be sure to come to the Code The City Tourism Hack
> event focusing on the challenges and opportunities of making Aberdeen
> and the Shire a tourism destination. As always, these events are as
> much about a wide variety of people attending. As it says on the sign
> up page
> https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/code-the-city-12-tourism-hack-tickets-41172791929> 
> “We’d be delighted to see you if:
> You have experience as a tourist in Aberdeen or anywhere else
> You work in the tourism sector, operating attractions, providing
> accomodation or other services> You have identified a problem with service delivery, or see an
> opportunity to do things better!> You have an interesting in service design
> You are someone who wants to do more with data but isn’t sure where
> to start> You are a student (of any discipline)
> You are someone who wants to improve the local area, or use digital
> and skills to improve local services> You are from the third sector or local government
> You work with mapping, GIS, or location data
> You are curious about learning new techniques and skills to use in
> your day job, and finally> And, of course, if you are a developer, designer, UX expert, data
> wrangler, coders, or service designer”> 
> As always, come for the TechMeetup talks and stay for the
> conversations.> 
> https://www.facebook.com/events/1843976412559231/
> 
> And also, a big thanks to our sponsors who make TechMeetup possible
> with their amazing financial support:> 
> Cultivate (http://www.cultivatehq.com/), Informatics Ventures (http://www.informatics-
> ventures.com/ ), SkyScanner (http://www.skyscanner.net/ ) and small
> donations from community members.> 
> Thank you all. We look forward to seeing you there.
> -- 
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Bruce
> 


Robert McWilliam      rmcw at allmail.net    www.ormiret.com

Apparently, three out of four people make up 75% of the population.


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