Chris Hall has produced a second issue of the Impression newsletter that he started last year to coincide with RISC OS Developments taking over the Impression family of products. It can be downloaded (PDF) free of charge.
Covering a trio of subjects, Chris Hall will be the guest speaker at the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting, which will take place on Wednesday, 2nd June, at 7:45pm, and will once again be held online, so anyone with an interest can join.
While RISC OS may now be regarded as a small, niche operating system, with only a tiny fraction of the number of users that more mainstream platforms attract, it does still have a surprisingly vibrant community – so with that in mind, every once in a while I look through a selection of news groups, mailing lists, and forums, looking for announcements that haven’t found their way to me via the RISCOSitory news inbox, and from those compile a ‘snippets’ post. Here, then, is the latest selection of news items…
I don’t think anyone can possibly disagree with me when I say that 2020, so far, has been an unusual year. Most of the world is in some form of lockdown due to the SARS-CoV-2 (novel coronavirus) pandemic, with movements beyond our homes and interactions with people beyond our own households at a minimum – which means (in a RISC OS context) shows and user group meetings aren’t taking place.
Shifting by one week from the normal first Wednesday of the month – and separate from the planned physical meeting schedule, which is every other even month – the first first Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting of this year will be a virtual one, open for anyone with an interest to attend.
That’s last year’s record for a long-delayed show report broken! This year’s Wakefield Show took place on 21st April, at the Cedar Court Hotel, organised by the local user group – the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC). Like last year, I must apologise for another long-delayed RISCOSitory show report. As ever, this is mainly because of how busy I am outside the world of RISC OS, but also because I wanted to edit down my video recordings of the theatre talks to a more manageable length – and video…
Right, I’ve been up to Wakefield, had a cup of tea and a little walk, and now it’s… er, June!? The annual trip to the North for RISC OS users – the Wakefield Acorn & RISC OS Computer Show – took place this year on 16th April, at the Cedar Court Hotel, Denby Dale, near Wakefield – the venue at which it originally started in 1996 before setting off for pastures new, and to where it returned some years ago and has remained ever since.
Aaaaaand breathe! It has been a massive seven weeks since this year’s Wakefield Show – so if you’ve turned a rather unsightly colour as a result of holding your breath waiting for the RISCOSitory show report, it’s now time to breathe normally again and let your normal colour return!
Remembering it for you, so you don’t have to. With the form for the 2014 RISC OS Awards poll now having been online for more than half of the intended period – it was opened for votes at the start of December, and will be closed in just three weeks at the end of January – it’s disappointing to note that the number of votes is worryingly low, at just 50 so far. And glancing at those votes, quite a number of people have only cast votes in a small…
Announcement Final reminder from Chris Hughes, 21st April, 2014. Wakefield Acorn & RISC OS Computer Show on Saturday 26th April 2014