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[tlug] [announcement] November 9th, 2019 Technical Meeting

-=-=-=- Announcement: November 2019 TLUG Technical Meeting -=-=-=-=-

Meeting information

     Date:  November 9, 2019 (Saturday)

     Time:  14:00~17:30 (doors open 13:55)

     Place: MIXER meeting space - Honmachi Building 5F
            4-5-14 Nihonbashi Honmachi, Chuo-ku,
            〒103-0023 Tokyo


This month we have two speakers.

''Towards a “Humane Interface”: Back to the Future with the Canon Cat'' - by Karamoon

Dr. Emmett Brown famously said “'Where we're going, we don't need roads’. We do, however, need user interfaces that are fit for purpose.

This talk will look at Jef Raskin's M68000-based "Canon Cat”.

It’s an unusual computer and interesting computer released in 1987. Perhaps it gives us a glimpse into a possible future of human-computer interaction?

The most striking feature of the Canon Cat its lack of any software application; instead it consists of a single document with all functionality provided at OS-level. There are some other interesting points too such as the embedded Forth compiler, an assembly language, a novel file system, incremental search...

"Decentralised secure communication with Matrix - status update" - By Alexey Rusakov

The talk will give a briefly overview Matrix (, an open decentralised network for real-time communications and provide a status update on what has been happening with it over the last year.

It will cover advanced end-to-end encryption features, news on clients and bridges, general things about the ecosystem and future plans. Questions and extra requests are welcome: we can setup a homeserver, draft up yet-another-bot, or talk about details of the Matrix protocols.

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Foundation tools. TLUG has an active mailing list, home page, and
regular physical meetings. Discussions are primarily held in English,
but non-English speakers are encouraged to come and participate.
We especially want to encourage Japanese people to attend and will make
efforts to support a bilingual meeting.

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2nd Saturday, and a nomikai (social even at a pub) every even-numbered
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