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Having geeky after work drinks in Bon Accord this evening. From 6pm, if anybody wants to join us.

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Glasgow tonight in the Glasgow Caledonian Union (George Moore building, ground floor). It’s a Capture the Flag! From 7pm.

One of my favourite books (Pandora's Star by Peter F Hamilton) - the first book in the Commonwealth Saga is on sale on Amazon for 99p (kindle). Read it - I'd love to talk about it!

Heading to the meetup in tonight from 6pm if anybody fancies joining.

"The RookieOven Meetup is an informal gathering of startup founders and enthusiasts. Meet like-minded people building tech products and catch up with what's going on in the Glasgow startup scene. Free to attend and open to all."

Heading to The Scottish Users Group tonight in The in the for a talk by our very own @happy0 about at 7pm
Come join us!

Heading to a Pint of event in The Butterfly and Pig at 7pm tonight if anybody wants to join me.

I'm hosting a "Learn Command Line For Beginners" event tonight in at 6:30pm, come join us, even if you already know your stuff, we can always use extra helpers!

Just about to do a wine tasting in the dark with @Nimmy 😳
I see nightvision goggles!

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“The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is.”

Yep, that’s Amnesty International saying that.

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I'm reading Cory Doctorow's Walkaway for the first book of book club.

Pint of have a science-in-the-pub night organised next Wed (27th November).

"Pint of Science is a worldwide science festival which brings researchers to your local pub/cafe to share their scientific discoveries with you."

Come join us! Butterfly and Pig, Bath Street, 7pm.

Just heading to for the first of our monthly sci-fi events. Starts at 6:30pm.
Come join us tonight or next time (every 3rd Wednesday of the month). Tonight’s topic is Space Opera🤓

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@aral did an amazing speech today in the european parliament on "the future of internet regulation". It was a full attack on how the EU is currently supporting big tech platforms.

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Wow, just had the Pirates/Greens pick through my EU parliament presentation slides with a fine tooth comb in a phone call and try to get me to change what I’m saying so as not to criticise Facebook, etc. WTF?

Never had anyone try to censor what I say before. Of course I will speak my mind verbatim tomorrow and if anything this means I won’t be accepting any future speaking engagements at the EU parliament for these parties.



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