Past Meetup

Hackney Fixing Fridays - Rosie the Restarter Skillshare

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Having identified gender balance as a challenge in our pool of volunteers, we organise skillshares run by/for women and non-binary people.

They create a space to share, boost confidence and get technical together. These are designed to be fun way of boosting confidence to increase volunteer gender diversity our community Restart Parties.
This Rosie the Restarter Skillshare is part of Hackney Fixers' Fixing Fridays (

With free operating system Linux, and an inexpensive hardware upgrade, many older laptops (more than 5 years old) can have new life.
Yes that laptop you may have been using as a doorstop, or is driving you insane, can become your friend again.
Don't believe us? Come see for yourself, and learn how you can love your laptop for longer, becoming more resilient and saving money.
We will learn how to cleanup and upgrade laptops; with an overview of RAM, SSD, anti viruses...

No shows will end up on our LIST OF DOOM - so please let us know if you can't make it!