[Nottingham] Weds 21st June - meeting

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Mon Jun 19 23:17:14 BST 2006

Martin wrote:
> This Wed 21/06/06:
> What Computers Use to Talk to Each Other {Martin Lomas}
> ========================================
> Having the latest and fastest (or the oldest and slowest) computer box
> is all well and good but completely useless unless it can communicate in
> some way...
> So how do computers 'talk' amongst themselves?
> This is a very brief and friendly talk into a little of what goes over
> your LAN and across whatever (inter)NET. Something of http, ftp, ports,
> firewalls, ip addresses and indeed how you can read this mail list
> should be demystified.

There will also be time for a Q&A session for anything "how do I" with
the internet... How to upload your carefully crafted pages to make a
website? No problem after tonight!

> The geekie types can have their fun later at all the other 1001 and more
> bits I've forgotten over a few beers. How many communications protocols
> do you think you use?!
> Meanwhile, real people can just enjoy a few beers! ;-)

This Wed 21/06/06

Doors open 19:30
Talk 20:00
Further discussions 21:00

The Star Inn
22 Middle Street, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1FX
Tel: 0115 9222234

See: http://www.multimap.com/map/browse.cgi?pc=NG91FX

Enter through the large archway into the car park, and up the outside
stone stairs on the right directly into the room that is across the arch
you've just gone under. You can also enter through the pub itself and
turn left up the stairs inside. Car parking available. Bus and train
stations nearby.

All welcome,

See you there,



Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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