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Manlug meeting March 2014


Hardware Freedom Day 2014 in Manchester

Location: Fab Lab Manchester

2 Lampwick Lane,
New Islington,
M4 6BU

Meeting Date:  15/03/2014

Meeting times: 19:00 - 21:00


Hardware Freedom Day is an annual world wide celebration of Free Hardware with the aim of promoting Hardware Freedom to everyone. This year the event lands on Saturday, 15th March. You can see the teams around the world that will be participating on the HFD 2014 Events Map. This includes Manchester, UK!

The event will be a chance to discuss, show and see Free Hardware. The following topics are for discussion (but other Hardware Freedom topics are welcome):

  • The anti-Free Hardware Restricted Boot aka Secure Boot - site
  • Novena - site
  • Arduino - site
  • Openmoko - site
  • GTA04 by Golden Delicious - site
  • XiVO - site
  • Pandora - site
  • Ben NanoNote - site
  • miniCNC - site
  • OSHUG - site

If you have a device/design that gives the 4 Freedoms of Free Software as applied to a device/design and would like to tell others about it then please give a talk/demo at this event. If you are going to do a talk/demo then preferably send an email letting us know to:

The event will end with a tour of Fab Lab.

Look forward to seeing you there.


Fab Lab Manchester is a great location for HFD, more information at:


There is cheap paid parking on site.

Public Transport

The New Islington Metrolink Station is nearby.

More Information

More information available at: