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Were less than ONE WEEK away from these workshops - the first of their kind for us! Still places left. Here are just a few things we'll be discussing...

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Of course we're going to address alternatives to Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac, discussing the benefits of using including the ability to use it on older hardware.

We'll also look at and and others as ways to save mobile waste!

If you're tired of the mobile duopoly, the aforementioned @e_mydata is amazing (we can confirm!) but you can also use @fdroidorg on your Android phone. Wanting to more? We have pointers on that as well...

Broader than that, we'll examine the pros and cons of browsers such as , , , and more, as well as the nifty xbrowsersync.org.

We'll look at the creative and interactive web, with talk of
in addition to , , , , the in general, as well as messengers from to and others.

Yes, privacy and security are issues close to our heart! So we'll look at VPNs such as (hey, they have links with our city of Sheffield now thanks to United!) as well as a range of steps you can take to protect yourself online. (Wednesday fans equally welcome!)

We'll cover multimedia, including , , as well as VLC, Tenacity (yes, Tenacity, the fork of Audacity!), and many more.

Of course we'll talk about and all the things you can do with it! Used it already? Tell us how in the workshops. We want to hear it!

We welcome you to join us to share YOUR thoughts and ideas on free, ethical, open source software, re-use, and protecting privacy! The weekly workshops are available to join at any stage, for free, for adults in South Yorkshire, UK, so if you know anyone in the area who may want to drop in, let them know! freetechproject.com/exploring-

@freetechproject this looks interesting. Could people from other places join? For example if we wanted to get inspiration to do something similar but based elsewhere?

@davidoclubb Hi! It's been rescheduled to later in the month but we'd love to have you involved yes and hopefully be able to support you in doing something similar! Feel free to email: info<at>libredigital<dot>org

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