G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
Hi, The Lennon video that's been murmured about for weeks has been released. I'm curious to see reactions from the list. If anyone makes a screensaver version of the opening sequence, which I love, I'll send you my first attempt at a memory-doubled XO. I'm hoping to get more details about how

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread david
On Sat, 27 Dec 2008, Samuel Klein wrote: Hi, The Lennon video that's been murmured about for weeks has been released. I'm curious to see reactions from the list. If anyone makes a screensaver version of the opening sequence, which I love, I'll send you my first attempt at a memory-doubled

Re: Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
That is a fine point, Mikus. We are working with dailymotion to provide an archive of all olpc videos formatted cleanly for the XO. http://www.dailymotion.com/factory/olpc http://olpc.dailymotion.com/ for the time being, you can just write to web-t...@lists.laptop.org if there's a video you want

Re: Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
If you still want the originals for download, you can find some at media.laptop.org, but that machine isn't designed to take much traffic. http://media.laptop.org/zimi/ http://media.laptop.org/brandvideos/ You can also see other videos uploaded to the olpc group at DM, which are automatically

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
David, I believe it's his real speech, with a few composite moments. It sounds like other interviews I've heard -- and different from most singing voice examples in my head. You're not alone in making that comment about the voice. Feel free to suggest post topics or additional videos to

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Bastien
Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org writes: The Lennon video that's been murmured about for weeks has been released. I'm curious to see reactions from the list. I only like the beginning - flying XOs... the first attempt for a forthcoming screensaver activity? For the rest of it, it sounds fake,

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 6:52 PM, Bastien bastiengue...@googlemail.com wrote: Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org writes: The Lennon video that's been murmured about for weeks has been released. I'm curious to see reactions from the list. I only like the beginning - flying XOs... the first attempt

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 6:33 PM, Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org wrote: I believe it's his real speech, with a few composite moments. It I stand corrected; it was an actor. SJ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread S Page
Samuel Klein wrote: The Lennon video that's been murmured about for weeks has been released. Well it's united Lennon fans, OLPC h8ters, the usual foul-mouthed losers, and the common reaction How are kids going to use laptops in the middle of the jungle? give them food! I responded to a few

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread S Page
the common reaction How are kids going to use laptops in the middle of the jungle? give them food! I didn't know about OLPC Mission: Part 2 The XO Laptop , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMeX2D4AOjM That video is outstanding! I don't know how to suggest it as a stock response to the

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
Aha! Yes, I've made that a response to the recent spot. As for the comments... this is a chance to work on your skill at teaching through one-liners. There are a few other great videos up that are worth sharing where appropriate; Joels video of an 8 and 10-year old repairing a keyboard comes to

samurai-x2: Python-based window manager

2008-12-27 Thread Jonas Smedegaard
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, Recently it was discussed here why no Python library existed that interacted directly with core X11. Today I saw mentioned at lwn.net the Python-based window manager samurai-x2 which might be interesting in relation to that, and perhaps even