This is a message from across the pond about a transatlantic comms
meeting taking place next Monday, 3/19 @ 1:30pm EST!
This call is open to all but may be of most interest and usefulness to
media / tech / external comms individuals and groups from each
occupation / assembly.
The meeting is being convened to connect the European and Occupy US
movements, and to discuss the global newswire project now being set up
by folks from Take the Square, Interoccupy and the People’s Assemblies
More info on the newswire project is here:
http://www.peoplesassemblies.org/newswire/ ) and full info on how to
attend the meeting, which will take place on the Mumble free global
conference platform is set out below.
Any questions don’t hesitate to email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The meeting will take place on the Mumble on Monday 19th March,
and will start at 1:30p EST, 5:30p GMT, 6:30p CET.
If you are new to Mumble we recommend you arrive 30 minutes earlier
(ie 1pm EST) when someone will be on hand to help you through any
technical difficulties. You will need a microphone and headphones to participate.
Mumble can be downloaded here:
where you will also find a short tutorial on how to use it (and see also
text pasted below)
Once you have installed the Mumble software, you need to configure it
to the Take the Square Server. To do this, run the software and then
(2) ‘Add New’
(3) and then add the following details:
Name: your name_your location
Once you have added these details you should be able to bring up the
Mumble Server Connect page. Here, click on takethesquare and connect
thru to a Mumble space with lots of rooms. We will be in the Global
NB – You may also need to configure your headphones and mic which you
can do via audio wizard at ‘Configure’ once you are in the meeting