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welcome [2016/06/30 10:45]
marto Add more to the running order for the 10th birthday
welcome [2020/05/16 10:42] (current)
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-====== Electron Club 10th Anniversary ====== 
  
-Join us on **Saturday 02 July 2016 from 12:00** onward for the 10th anniversary celebrations. Event details to be confirmed. Stay tuned. Yes, there will be cake. 
  
-Events include: +The Electron Club is currently closed until further notice
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-  * Brief introduction to the Electron Club +
-  * A few words from some of our existing groups, explaining who they are, what they do etc.. +
-  * Tea, Coffee, Juice, home baking provided. +
-  * From 1pm on wards, a 'learn to Solder'​ workshop. +
-  * Some [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lightning_talk|Lightning talks]] on various subjects. +
-  * From 3pm a talk on the development of a Modular synthesizer from our friends [[http://​www.gmsn.co.uk|Glasgow Make Some Noise]]. +
-  * Yuvi Panda, Wikipedia DevOps will present some projects he is working on.  +
-  * Other events TBC and general party fun throughout the day. +
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-All events are free, and all are welcome.  +
-If you do plan on attending, to give a rough idea of the numbers of attended to expect please [[http://​doodle.com/​poll/​yxr3y3gpuxg3q5z6|add your name to this list]] or [[contact|email us]]. +
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-====== Welcome ====== +
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-**The Electron Club is a voluntary run space where people interested in things like Free Open Source Software, DIY culture, circuit bending, hardware hacking, streaming, audio and video editing, green technologies,​ and amateur radio can meet, use equipment, and share and disseminate their skills and ideas.**  +
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-**We encourage an attitude towards technology, media and DIY production that recognises the relation of these to society and the environment. The Electron Club welcomes debate and the development of practices that question and explore existing and new ways of working and understanding these.** +
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-**The space also provides a location that not-for-profit community and discussion groups can use at no charge for meetings and to develop projects.** +
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-**All are welcome.** +
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-**If you any questions about the space, want to book it for your own use, or join one of our workshops, you can contact us [[Contact | here]].** +
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-====== Where to find us ====== +
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-The Electron Club is based in the [[http://​www.cca-glasgow.com/​ | Centre for Contemporary Arts]]: +
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-CCA,\\  +
-350 Sauchiehall Street\\  +
-Glasgow +
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-[[http://​www.openstreetmap.org/?​lat=55.865764&​lon=-4.264938&​zoom=18&​layers=C| CCA on OpenStreetMap]] - [[https://​maps.google.co.uk/​maps?​q=cca,​+glasgow&​hl=en&​ll=55.865735,​-4.264986&​spn=0.000777,​0.002411&​geocode=+&​hq=cca,​+glasgow&​t=h&​z=19| CCA on Google Maps]]\\  +
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-See the CCA website for [[http://​www.cca-glasgow.com/​contact.html | opening hours]] or check the [[http://​www.electronclub.org/​calendar/​ | calendar]] for Electron club related meeting/​event times. +
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-====== Who we are ====== +
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-Lots of different people are involved in the Electron Club. You can get involved as an individual or as part of a group. One of our main features over the years is in providing a free space for not-for-profit and voluntary groups involved in areas related to DIY technology, community media and environmental activities to meet and develop work.  +
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-There are a number of groups who meet on a regular basis and others who meet on a more occasional basis or for specific projects. See the [[groups]] section for more information. +
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-Individuals are also welcome to join and use the facilities for their own projects, and many of our current members are just such people pursuing their own projects and hobbies. +
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-====== What is Free Open Source Software, etc? ====== +
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-To learn more about that these things are have a look at some of the articles in our [[onlinelibrary | online library]] or come along to an event or project and see for yourself. +
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-You can also listen to this audio interview made by Electron Club member Bob speaking to Simon and Ben:  +
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-http://​www.archive.org/​details/​Electronclub+
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