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S12E27 – Exile

This week we’ve been playing LEGO Worlds and tinkering with Thinkpads. We round up the news and goings on from the Ubuntu community, introduce a new segment, share some events and discuss our news picks from the tech world.
It’s Season 12 Episode 27 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.
In this week’s show:

* We discuss what we’ve been up to recently:

* Martin has been playing LEGO Worlds.
* Alan has been playing with ThinkPad X61s.

* We discuss the community news:

* The State of Robotics – September 2019
* UbuCon Europe – Sintra Parks and Palaces Cultural Visit Program
* Scarlett Moore has been to Akademy
* Heather Ellsworth has blogged about adding snap metadata to upstream projects
* GStreamer Conference 2019 (including GStreamer and PipeWire hackfests)

* In career corner this week:

* Ubuntu Desktop Software Engineer – Focused on WSL

* We mention some events:

* Linux Application Summit: 11 to 15 of November 2019 – Barcelona, Spain.
* SeaGL – Seattle GNU/Linux Conference: 14 to 15 of November 2019 – Seattle Central College, WA, USA

* Seeking volunteers: email participate@seagl.org

* We discuss the news:

* UK Internet usage peaks at 21:00 on Wednesdays
* Atari VCS architect quits project
* Calibre 4.0 is out

* Image taken from Exile published in 1988 for the BBC Micro by Superior Software.

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