[TUHS] [COFF] Idea: a regular video chat

U'll Be King of the Stars ullbeking at andrewnesbit.org
Sun Feb 9 02:06:49 AEST 2020

On 08/02/2020 15:41, Clem Cole wrote:
> Possibly -  signal works really well and has few if any issues 
> security/privacy/ownership issues.

I think it's a WONDERFUL idea!!

I don't mind what multimedia and video converencing technology we use. 
(Obviously it must meet fundmental technical requirements.)

The point that Clem makes about "security/privacy/ownership issues" is 
important.  Now could be a good time for one to open the discussion 
about their expectations.


> On Fri, Feb 7, 2020 at 11:36 PM Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org 
> <mailto:wkt at tuhs.org>> wrote:
>     [x-posting to COFF]
>     Idea: anybody interested in a regular video chat? I was thinking of
>     one that progresses(*) through three different timezones (Asia/Aus/NZ,
>     then the Americas, then Europe/Africa) so that everybody should be
>     able to get to two of the three timezones.
>       (* like a progressive dinner)
>     30-60 minutes each one, general old computing. Perhaps a guest speaker
>     now and then with a short presentation. Perhaps a theme now and then.
>     Perhaps just chew the fat, shoot the breeze as well.
>     Platform: Zoom or I'd be happy to set up a private Jitsi instance.
>     Something else?
>     How often: perhaps weekly or fortnightly through the three timezones,
>     so it would cycle back every three or six weeks.
>     Comments, suggestions?!
>     Cheers, Warren
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