[IAEP] ANNC: Internet-in-a-Box 7.0 for $35 Raspberry Pi 4

2019-10-08 Thread Adam Holt
*Install Internet-in-a-Box 3X Faster on Raspberry Pi 4* *F**or Rural Schools, Libraries and Medical Clinics* When clickbait-driven misinformation puts journalism, human rights (and democracy itself) at risk — where do we turn? Communities around the planet are taking the future into their own

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] Sugar Labs at SCaLE 17x post-conference summary

2019-03-12 Thread Adam Holt
ndred business cards with Sugar > Labs, Sugarizer, Sugar On a Stick, and Internet In A Box logos. In > attendance were myself, my wife, Caryl Bigenho, her lovely husband, and > Adam Holt, all of whom were stationed at the booth to interact with and > answer questions from the attendees. > &

Re: [IAEP] [UKids] Where I download KA Lite zip file in Spanish

2019-03-11 Thread Adam Holt
lob/master/roles/network/templates/network/iiab-hotspot-off https://github.com/iiab/iiab/blob/master/roles/network/templates/network/iiab-hotspot-on Finally, here's a command that helps you monitor whether running these was successful: brctl show Thanks > Stephen > > On Mon, Mar 1

Re: [IAEP] [UKids] Where I download KA Lite zip file in Spanish

2019-03-11 Thread Adam Holt
Steve, There's extensive documentation on KA Lite tips & tricks for Internet-in-a-Box at http://FAQ.IIAB.IO #32 ("KA Lite Administration: What tips & tricks exist?") Read those 30-or-so lines from top to bottom, as so many others have fallen in these kinds of KA Lite content installation &

[IAEP] ANNC: Internet-in-a-Box 6.7 lets you drag+drop Wikipedia, Sugarizer, Maps, Apps, Etc!

2019-02-22 Thread Adam Holt
Announcing the release of Internet-in-a-Box (IIAB) 6.7 ! Please use it to "steal" the Internet's crown jewels and craft your own LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA using a $35 Raspberry Pi computer, or any old laptop. Our HOW-TO videos

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOB] motion regarding GSoC mentor travel

2018-09-18 Thread Adam Holt
On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 5:52 PM, Caryl Bigenho wrote: > buying a one-way ticket on one airline for the first direction and a > one-way ticket on another for the return can often save money. > Not true for international long-haul flights, where it dramatically increases the price in most all

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOB] motion regarding GSoC mentor travel

2018-09-18 Thread Adam Holt
members whenever possible. >>>>> >>>>> Motion: To approve the additional cost associated with Jaskirat's >>>>> ticket to and from the GSoC summit as calculated by the SFC. If for some >>>>> reason the total budget for GSoC summit travel exceeds

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] [SLOB] GCI 2018

2018-09-08 Thread Adam Holt
+1 I've notified SFConservancy that Sugar Labs is moving forward here, in case they can be of assistance with some of the new GCi policies etc. On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 11:32 PM, Rishabh Thaney wrote: > Seconded. I'm also interested in mentoring this year. > > On Sat, 8 Sep 2018 at 5:08 AM,

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [Motion]Re: [Sugar-devel] [SLOB] approval needed for Bender's GCI travel expenses

2018-07-07 Thread Adam Holt
+1 On Sat, Jul 7, 2018 at 9:16 AM, Lionel Laské wrote: > +1 > > Lionel > > 2018-07-07 14:56 GMT+02:00 Ignacio Rodríguez : > >> I'll second it >> >> El sáb., 7 de jul. de 2018 08:47, Samson Goddy >> escribió: >> >>> Dear SLOBs, >>> >>> Motion: To approve Walter's $614.03 reimbursement

[IAEP] Internet-in-a-Box 6.5 Released!

2018-05-24 Thread Adam Holt
Internet-in-a-Box is a tiny device that brings the best of the Internet to offline communities around the world — Wikipedia, Khan Academy, OpenStreetMap, YouTube science videos, thousands of eBooks, etc — no Internet required! No longer just a school server, Internet-in-a-Box is now used in

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [Sur] [Sugar-devel] [SLOB] Action required: Devin Ulibarri travel/stipend

2018-05-11 Thread Adam Holt
+1 On Fri, May 11, 2018, 7:44 PM Claudia Urrea wrote: > + 1 > > On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 6:18 PM, rosamel norma ramirez mendez < > rosano...@hotmail.com> wrote: > >> +1 >> >> Descarga Outlook para iOS >> -- >> *From:*

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] workshop travel motion

2018-01-08 Thread Adam Holt
+1 if it's clarified where public community reporting will take place, e.g. in the form of blog post(s) @ https://musicblocks.net or any such/similar. On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] email motion 2017-20

2017-12-02 Thread Adam Holt
On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 10:14 PM, Ignacio Rodríguez wrote: > +1, please let us know how that goes :) > +1 please clarify for all where the public reporting (preferably public blogging) will take place! El vie., 1 de dic. de 2017 6:19 PM, Samson Goddy

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [Sur] email motion 2017-19

2017-12-02 Thread Adam Holt
+1 from an "offline education" MiniApp-a-Thon @ Minneapolis, preventing me from attending yesterday's meeting, my apologies- On Sat, Dec 2, 2017 at 4:47 AM, rosamel norma ramirez mendez < rosano...@hotmail.com> wrote: > + 1 > > Enviado desde mi iPhone > > El 2 dic. 2017, a la(s) 00:14, Ignacio

[IAEP] Internet-in-a-Box 6.4 RELEASED - formerly the OLPC/XSCE School Server

2017-10-09 Thread Adam Holt
l Mondésir <https://github.com/deldesir>, Rick Castorani <https://www.seedsforprogress.org/>, Samuel Zidovetzki <http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/samuel-zidovetzki>, María González <https://sipa.columbia.edu/news/project-examines-value-new-information-resource-medical-provide

[IAEP] 2016/2017 Financials; Protecting XO Trademark in Perpetuity; Reseeding

2017-10-07 Thread Adam Holt
[1] We have $75,367.72 in the bank but FYI Sugar Labs' spending in 2017 has been higher than any other year on record in Sugar Labs' 9-year history (estimated $14105.73 so far, with almost one quarter of the year remaining). This despite dramatically fewer trips than the year before, according to

[IAEP] why do accountants prefer facts over inaccurate wikis, undocumented board votes & screaming matches?

2017-10-05 Thread Adam Holt
[1] The Software Freedom Conservancy has sent $1605.73 above and beyond Samson's Nigeria-California $1583.34 flight costs ($3189.07 total). As such the total SFC has transmitted for Samson Goddy's GSoC weekend in the San Francisco area is now $3189.07 If in fact the $1605.73 (708+550+347.73)

[IAEP] how Samson can buy a flight to GSoC today before it's too late

2017-09-25 Thread Adam Holt
Samson, Flying Emirates Airlines with a 4 hour layover in Dubai on your way to the US to save Sugar Labs $500+ will not block your entry into the US. Sugar Labs should not even suggest that we would block participants from the Middle East, even in passing, or as a joke that spending 4 hours in

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] yet another motion regarding Samson's travel

2017-09-24 Thread Adam Holt
On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 4:33 PM, Lionel Laské wrote: > > -1 for this motion. > > Participation to the GSoC Summit is already a privilege. It's fair that > Samson as a mentor could have opportunity to attend to it. > I don't see any advantage for SugarLabs on the Samson

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] yet another motion regarding Samson's travel

2017-09-24 Thread Adam Holt
On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 4:38 PM, Walter Bender wrote: > From what I understand, from the flights that Samson identified, which are > the ones with reasonable layovers -- a consideration that the new SFC > travel guidelines allow him to take into account -- the difference

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] yet another motion regarding Samson's travel

2017-09-24 Thread Adam Holt
On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 1:21 PM, Walter Bender wrote: > +1 from me. > > This is a timely matter, so please vote ASAP. > > regards. > > -walter > > On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:12 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: > >> Second. >> >> Sameer >> >> On Sep 22, 2017

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] Motion regarding xo-computer icon

2017-09-15 Thread Adam Holt
e infringing. > > As Sean Daly points out, this is not the first time that the topic has > come up [3, 4]. "In the past, OLPC was amenable to the use of the xo logo > in Sugar, but asked we not use it in marketing materials without a formal > co-branding licensing agreemen

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [Sugar-devel] Motion: To apply to GCI 2017.

2017-09-14 Thread Adam Holt
+1 On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 2:50 AM, Lionel Laské wrote: > +1 > > Lionel > > > > On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 8:13 AM +0200, "Samson Goddy" < > samsongo...@gmail.com> wrote: > > >> >> On Sep 14, 2017 3:37 AM, "Laura Vargas" wrote: >> >> Hello

Re: [IAEP] Motion: To appoint Volunteer Laura Vargas as Sugar Labs Financial Manager [was Re: [SLOBS] URGENT action needed]

2017-09-08 Thread Adam Holt
On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 10:30 AM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > FYI Laura, > > I did not receive any training/mentoring and as far as I know nobody else > in Sugar Labs has either. I have published all the ledger commands here, > that I know of to hopefully

Re: [IAEP] Motion: To appoint Volunteer Laura Vargas as Sugar Labs Financial Manager [was Re: [SLOBS] URGENT action needed]

2017-09-08 Thread Adam Holt
as there are many months with no transactions at all. On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 10:08 AM, Laura Vargas <la...@somosazucar.org> wrote: > > > 2017-09-08 7:39 GMT-05:00 Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org>: > >> On Sep 8, 2017 7:43 AM, "Laura Vargas" <la...@somosazucar.org>

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] URGENT action needed

2017-09-08 Thread Adam Holt
On Sep 8, 2017 7:43 AM, "Laura Vargas" <la...@somosazucar.org> wrote: 2017-08-14 23:51 GMT-05:00 Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org>: > Thanks Karen for please responding to these 3 emails I sent you when > possible: > ... > > - Aug 9 subject line "Samson Go

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Urgent Motion: To add three contributors into the membership/election committee

2017-09-06 Thread Adam Holt
+1 Thanks all for updating https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_Labs/Governance/Committees#Membership_and_Elections_Committee if this is approved -- with personal background on all Membership/Elections Committee members -- so we can better avoid conflict-of-interest accusations/patterns of late,

Re: [IAEP] Voting reminder (3 days for voting on Motion 2017-08-10: Sugar Labs Financial Manager to have a monthly compensation

2017-08-14 Thread Adam Holt
+1 On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 12:51 AM, Lionel Laské wrote: > Sorry. Miss the motion. > > +1 > > Lionel. > > 2017-08-14 19:32 GMT-07:00 Laura Vargas : > >> Dear Adam and Lionel, >> >> Please share your vote before voting period closes on

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] URGENT action needed

2017-08-14 Thread Adam Holt
Thanks Karen for please responding to these 3 emails I sent you when possible: - July 12 subject line "Donation from Facebook" [paperwork required so donations can flow to Sugar Labs] - Aug 4 subject line "Donation from Facebook" [paperwork required so donations can flow to Sugar Labs] - Aug 9

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] URGENT action needed

2017-08-13 Thread Adam Holt
Because Samson Goddy is our close friend and clearly should go to San Francisco for GSoC, it is tempting to send him a personal loan. But for Sugar Labs to provide loans to our personal friends is a dangerous precedent frought with moral and ethical hazards. As such, personally my conscience

Re: [IAEP] Today's meeting topic: Financial report first quarter 2017 by mail

2017-08-04 Thread Adam Holt
On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 6:04 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 5:03 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > >> 1) Detailed Sugar Labs financial info is provided for the entirety of >> 2016 and 2017-to-date below. The entiret

Re: [IAEP] Today's meeting topic: Financial report first quarter 2017 by mail

2017-08-04 Thread Adam Holt
On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 5:03 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > 1) Detailed Sugar Labs financial info is provided for the entirety of 2016 > and 2017-to-date below. The entirety of Sugar Labs financial info is > almost 1/3 of gigabyte as checked out from SFC, so m

Re: [IAEP] Today's meeting topic: Financial report first quarter 2017 by mail

2017-08-04 Thread Adam Holt
1) Detailed Sugar Labs financial info is provided for the entirety of 2016 and 2017-to-date below. The entirety of Sugar Labs financial info is almost 1/3 of gigabyte as checked out from SFC, so more details can be obtained later this year should finer details be truly necessary, with a

Re: [IAEP] Voting systems

2017-07-07 Thread Adam Holt
On Jul 7, 2017 6:01 PM, "Samson Goddy" wrote: I am very sorry, i lost track of time. But i will catch up with the log. Ugh, me too. Are any votes required? Samson On Jul 7, 2017 10:54 PM, "Sameer Verma" wrote: > As per our meeting today, here's a

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [Sugar-devel] MOTION: French visa for Samson Goddy to attend 10-year Anniversary Scratch Conf / 50-year Anniversary of Logo

2017-06-12 Thread Adam Holt
now your favorite non-Facebook channels if poss, in addition to your outreach work on FB?* Thanks, > Ignacio > > On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 9:16 AM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > >> On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 8:07 AM, Samson Goddy <samsongo...@gmail.com> >> wro

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [Sugar-devel] MOTION: French visa for Samson Goddy to attend 10-year Anniversary Scratch Conf / 50-year Anniversary of Logo

2017-06-12 Thread Adam Holt
M NYC Time today, in 7+ hours from now, i.e. exactly 1 week after it was seconded and voting began. > It is very disappointing that this motion is still pending. I am to travel > to lagos tomorrow and i really need to know what will happen to the motion. > > Samson G > > On Ju

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] MOTION: French visa for Samson Goddy to attend 10-year Anniversary Scratch Conf / 50-year Anniversary of Logo

2017-06-09 Thread Adam Holt
On Jun 9, 2017 6:30 AM, "Adam Holt" <h...@laptop.org> wrote: On Jun 7, 2017 7:59 AM, "Adam Holt" <h...@laptop.org> wrote: Lionel, Sameer, Laura & Ignacio, Can you please try to vote yes or no Or please formally abstain, but do vote your opinion please!

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] MOTION: French visa for Samson Goddy to attend 10-year Anniversary Scratch Conf / 50-year Anniversary of Logo

2017-06-09 Thread Adam Holt
On Jun 7, 2017 7:59 AM, "Adam Holt" <h...@laptop.org> wrote: Lionel, Sameer, Laura & Ignacio, Can you please try to vote yes or no Or please formally abstain, but do vote your opinion please! (As you we're elected to do, setting a tone for forward action — in wha

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] MOTION: French visa for Samson Goddy to attend 10-year Anniversary Scratch Conf / 50-year Anniversary of Logo

2017-06-07 Thread Adam Holt
un 5, 2017 3:28 PM, "Walter Bender" <walter.ben...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On Sun, Jun 4, 2017 at 2:32 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > >> On Sun, Jun 4, 2017 at 2:17 PM, Samson Goddy <samsongo...@gmail.com> >> wrote: >> >>>

[IAEP] MOTION: French visa for Samson Goddy to attend 10-year Anniversary Scratch Conf / 50-year Anniversary of Logo

2017-06-04 Thread Adam Holt
Please all who can support this motion, thank you for doing so, once [XXX] is clarified below: "To support Samson Goddy's attending 2017 Scratch conference in Bordeaux, France (19-21 July 2017) to strengthen our relationship with Scratch, Sugar Labs should allocate up to $500 in support of his

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] SLOB motion

2017-06-03 Thread Adam Holt
, that will unfortunately but certainly not be resolved before June 11/12. Be It Resolved: we now need to move on. On Jun 3, 2017 9:39 AM, "Samson Goddy" <samsongo...@sugarlabs.org> wrote: On Sat, Jun 3, 2017 at 2:08 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > On Jun 3, 201

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] SLOB motion

2017-06-03 Thread Adam Holt
avors to each other — *by saying-what-we-mean and meaning-what-we-say.* Respecting All, Adam regards. -walter On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 8:43 AM, Samson Goddy <samsongo...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On Jun 1, 2017 1:28 PM, "Adam Holt" <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > >

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] SLOB motion

2017-06-01 Thread Adam Holt
On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 7:14 AM, Samson Goddy wrote: > This would set a terrible precedent for Sugar Labs to pay $800 for a visa > alone. > > Flight and other things connected. > > All for the sake of 1 visa alone, let's hope it happens (sorry you're flying instead of

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] SLOB motion

2017-06-01 Thread Adam Holt
On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 5:47 PM, Walter Bender wrote: > I'd like to queue up this motion before our monthly meeting on Friday: > > Motion: Allocate $800 towards the expenses associated with Samson Goddy > presenting Sugar at the Scratch Conference in Bordeaux, France in

Re: [IAEP] Funds for local cost

2017-05-31 Thread Adam Holt
t; The team in Bordeaux spent around $300 for my passport and some things > that needed to be done to get my passport while in Port Harcourt. > > Now i am going to lagos, booking flight and you expect the proposal to be > the same while i did just my passport without traveling? >

Re: [IAEP] Funds for local cost

2017-05-31 Thread Adam Holt
te: On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 12:37 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > On May 31, 2017 3:53 AM, "Samson Goddy" <samsongo...@gmail.com> wrote: > > On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 1:51 AM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > >> On Tue, May 30, 2017 at 7:56 P

Re: [IAEP] Funds for local cost

2017-05-31 Thread Adam Holt
On May 31, 2017 3:53 AM, "Samson Goddy" <samsongo...@gmail.com> wrote: On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 1:51 AM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > On Tue, May 30, 2017 at 7:56 PM, Samson Goddy <samsongo...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> Hello all, >> >&g

Re: [IAEP] Funds for local cost

2017-05-30 Thread Adam Holt
On Tue, May 30, 2017 at 7:56 PM, Samson Goddy wrote: > Hello all, > > This is a spinoff motion [1] from the previous one i proposed. The main > purpose of this proposal is to help support my trip to bordeaux especially > on local expenses. This is a well thought proposal,

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] email motion re Scratch Conference

2017-05-23 Thread Adam Holt
On May 23, 2017 8:48 PM, "Mariah Noelle Villarreal" wrote: Given all that Samson and Ibiam have done for Sugar Labs and in preparation for this proposal, I see it as absolutely imperative for Sugar Labs to support their journey to France for the Scratch conference. Let's

[IAEP] Video: Internet-in-a-Box in the Dominican Republic

2017-05-22 Thread Adam Holt
Fantastic video, even if I wish they/d credited "Internet-in-a-Box" (all of us, and our OLPC/Sugar origins) rather than crediting me! I did not know this video was coming. I've asked Columbia Univ folks(*) to more properly credit Internet-in-a-Box in future :) https://youtu.be/xI3Ed008Mxo

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] email motion re Scratch Conference

2017-05-22 Thread Adam Holt
ds are in fact lost. Very Respectfully - thanks to Scratch investors, Ibiam, Samson & All~ On May 20, 2017 6:29 PM, "Adam Holt" <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > > On Sat, May 20, 2017 at 12:55 PM, Samson Goddy <samsongo...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> On Sat,

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] email motion re Scratch Conference

2017-05-20 Thread Adam Holt
On Sat, May 20, 2017 at 12:55 PM, Samson Goddy <samsongo...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Sat, May 20, 2017 at 5:29 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > >> As such, a more financially judicious gamble might involve a carefully >> thought-out proposal for one single

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] email motion re Scratch Conference

2017-05-20 Thread Adam Holt
1) Lionel is correct to suggest that some-or-most of the $2800 could disappear, if France rejects visas (every reasonably-priced flight is non-refundable in 2017; these funds would be lost). Not at all an abstract hypothetical: France's visa approval process may require the flight be purchased in

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Technical Service Request - Project: Sugar Network

2017-04-21 Thread Adam Holt
I abstain as I see real arguments on both sides, and apologize I am torn. On Apr 21, 2017 3:49 PM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > > > On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 3:03 PM, Laura Vargas > wrote: > >> >> As I have come to understand I, Laura was ineligible to

Re: [IAEP] do OLPC browsers support WebRTC microphone audio input?

2017-03-12 Thread Adam Holt
Hi Jim, On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 12:01 PM, Jim Salsman wrote: > On Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 11:55 PM, Sam P. wrote: > > OLPC OS ships with an ancient (2011?) version of WebKitGtk+. I don't > even > > think that the current version supports WebRTC. > > > > Maybe

Re: [IAEP] [Olpc-open] OLPC-SF March meeting: Ethiopia

2017-03-11 Thread Adam Holt
On Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 1:19 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: > Youtube stream should be here: http://youtube.com/-4-GpTa-pJ0 Did an alternative URL show up? No worries, and thanks to Andi for keeping Ethiopia in the OLPC family after many famous attempts over the years ;) Sameer >

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Outreachy motion

2017-02-14 Thread Adam Holt
On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 1:48 PM, Laura Vargas wrote: > > 2017-02-13 19:02 GMT-05:00 Walter Bender : > >> Laura suggested [1] that I make a formal motion to the board regarding >> Sugar Labs participation in Outreachy. Here it is: >> >> Motion:

Re: [IAEP] XSCE -> Internet-in-a-Box 6.2 and 6.3 road maps emerging: Thur Call 10:30AM EST

2017-01-17 Thread Adam Holt
On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 3:37 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > Please join us Thursday 10:30AM NYC Time to go through these proposed > roadmaps, as outlined (very!) roughly during our QE (Quality Engineering) > call this morning: > >http://tinyurl.com/xsceminut

[IAEP] XSCE -> Internet-in-a-Box 6.2 and 6.3 road maps emerging: Thur Call 10:30AM EST

2017-01-17 Thread Adam Holt
Please join us Thursday 10:30AM NYC Time to go through these proposed roadmaps, as outlined (very!) roughly during our QE (Quality Engineering) call this morning: http://tinyurl.com/xsceminutes Please reflect on these 6.2 and 6.3 ideas prior to Thursday's call. In brief, XSCE 6.2 is focused

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] meeting reminder

2017-01-06 Thread Adam Holt
On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 3:54 PM, Caryl Bigenho wrote: > Sorry! I sent it to the sur list accidentally! > -- > *From:* Caryl Bigenho > *Sent:* Friday, January 6, 2017 12:52 PM > *To:* sugar-...@lists.sugarlabs.org >

[IAEP] Facebook Software Puts Students in Charge of Curating Their Own Lesson Plans

2016-08-12 Thread Adam Holt
NY Times Excerpts: Facebook is out to upend the traditional student-teacher relationship. On Tuesday, Facebook and Summit Public Schools, a nonprofit charter school network with headquarters in Silicon Valley, announced that nearly 120 schools planned this fall to introduce a free

Re: [IAEP] Summer Finance Report & How to Appoint a FM?

2016-08-05 Thread Adam Holt
On Fri, Aug 5, 2016 at 5:27 PM, Dave Crossland wrote: > > > Hi Adam > > I'm curious if you have any news about the state of the finances? No major financial news in the past month that I know of so far. Profound apologies I'm now going thru customs and missed the meeting

Re: [IAEP] 172 XO-1s for $24 each (+ freight) $4,000 total

2016-07-22 Thread Adam Holt
Alex & Walter, I can come by Walter's office if nec in coming weeks, to arrange shipping to Alex etc? Adam On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 9:40 AM, Walter Bender wrote: > > On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:23 PM, Alex Perez wrote: > >> Walter, >> >> On

[IAEP] Fwd: update about samson's contract!

2016-07-18 Thread Adam Holt
From: Tony Sebro <t...@sfconservancy.org> Date: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 10:21 AM Subject: Re: update about samson's contract! To: Samson Goddy <samsongo...@hotmail.com>, iaep <iaep@lists.sugarlabs.org> Cc: Adam Holt <h...@unleashkids.org>, Chris Leonard < cjlhomeaddr...@gma

Re: [IAEP] update about samson's contract!

2016-07-16 Thread Adam Holt
Samson, to be specific please web-publish or publicly blog all 7 pages of your $4000 contract (CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT) for the benefit of all. As explained earlier (the same applies to Chris Leonard) it would be best to remove all personal/home addresses and signatures to protect privacy

Re: [IAEP] Status of Samson's project

2016-07-15 Thread Adam Holt
On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Laura Vargas wrote: > Thank you Adam for getting this done! It will be nice to share any > no-confidential documentation with the community so we can all learn from > the experience. > Samson's contract was fully executed (fully legal)

[IAEP] Fwd: [SLOBS] Simplified Motion to create and define the position of Sugar Labs Finance Manager

2016-07-02 Thread Adam Holt
sition of Sugar Labs Finance Manager To: Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> Cc: iaep <iaep@lists.sugarlabs.org>, SLOBs <sl...@lists.sugarlabs.org> On 2016-07-01 20:10, Adam Holt wrote: $ -83,198.92 (IS IT POSSIBLE 10% OF THIS SUM MUST STILL BE > PAID TO SFCONSERVANCY IN FUTURE?

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] July Meeting of the Board

2016-07-02 Thread Adam Holt
ts such as GSOC, and so on). > > > > > > *Monthly Reports Translation Community Manager * In the April meeting, > the Board appointed Chris Leonard as Translation Community Manager. Adam > Holt modified the job description from this: > > Report monthly to the Sugar

[IAEP] Simplified Motion to create and define the position of Sugar Labs Finance Manager

2016-07-01 Thread Adam Holt
Based on Tony Anderson and Caryl Bigenho's work especially -- thank you Caryl for working for so many months with so many others (including many hours by telephone today with me alone) to write this up -- and thanks to many others who've contributed behind the scenes: The Sugar Labs Oversight

Re: [IAEP] Fwd: Google for Nonprofits Affiliation Request Sent

2016-06-22 Thread Adam Holt
On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:47 AM, Dave Crossland wrote: > On 8 June 2016 at 06:32, Sean DALY wrote: > > I'm confused, I thought Adam was going to liaise with SFC on that? > > > > We can't take over their account. > > Its not about taking over the account, its

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Motion: to consider email votes on motions only valid if they are sent to both the SLOBs and IAEP mailing lists.

2016-06-21 Thread Adam Holt
On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 10:49 AM, Walter Bender wrote: > On Sun, Jun 19, 2016 at 11:04 AM, Dave Crossland wrote: > >> Hi >> >> I would appreciate public consideration of this motion by each member of >> SLOB. >> >> On 7 June 2016 at 10:00, Dave Crossland

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] meeting reminder and some open issues to discuss

2016-06-07 Thread Adam Holt
mments at the SLOB > meeting on Friday; it seems that these clearly expressed points were > not addressed in the text that Caryl submitted. > > Adam, please review the Google Doc with my comments and let me know if > this resolves your concerns. > > On 6 May 2016 at 1

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOB] Motion (1 of 2) GSoC Stipends

2016-06-04 Thread Adam Holt
On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 9:36 AM, Tony Anderson wrote: > I second the motion and approve it. > I hope we all work together to find a way to compromise, but in any case my opinion is already well-known, as stated a month ago: Mentors/tutors/teachers are insufficiently

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] another motion (Quispe trip to Translation Summit)

2016-06-03 Thread Adam Holt
On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 4:33 PM, Dave Crossland wrote: > On 12 May 2016 at 07:59, Walter Bender wrote: > > Motion: to reimburse Edgar Quispe for expenses incurred representing > Sugar > > Labs at the Traducción e interpretación en las lenguas originarias

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Smart way to get $$ for posting videos on youtube

2016-06-03 Thread Adam Holt
On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 10:25 AM, Dave Crossland wrote: > Adam, please could you confirm with Conservancy that we can set up > adsense and youtube advertising accounts to raise revenue? > I don't see why not, if there is a genuine consensus to move forward here? But most important

Re: [IAEP] SPL Sugar Project Leader + Sugar Project Secretary + Auditor team?

2016-05-21 Thread Adam Holt
On Sat, May 21, 2016 at 1:09 PM, Dave Crossland wrote: > > - keep track of project financial assets, income, expenditures and any >>> other financial information >>> >>> You are doing a great job :D >>> >>> I can only deduce things out of public conversations. That is a very >>

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] another motion (Quispe trip to Translation Summit)

2016-05-18 Thread Adam Holt
) approach is in fact possible beginning in 2016. -walter > > On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 9:32 AM, Lionel Laské <lionel.la...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> >> +1 for the remark of Adam. >> +1 for the motion due to the relative small amount of money engaged. >> >&g

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] SL member list/joining criterion

2016-05-15 Thread Adam Holt
On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 2:38 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > There are small consistency error(s) like ANDRES AGUIRRE appears to have > joined in 2015 according to the "Email" tab whereas the "Public list" tab > says he joined in 2016; these lists s

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] SL member list/joining criterion

2016-05-15 Thread Adam Holt
On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 1:55 PM, Sebastian Silva <sebast...@fuentelibre.org> wrote: > > > El 15/05/16 a las 12:56, Adam Holt escribió: > > > https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/0/d/1bgJ6Z8gHpxIwpNSD8qf8B5n1ZQRA1r0AAdCDcMVeZEs/edit > > is a private list, leaving

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] SL member list/joining criterion

2016-05-14 Thread Adam Holt
On Sat, May 14, 2016 at 11:55 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > In any case, with about 4 months having have passed since January's > election, can the Sugar Labs' legal board of directors please now get > access to the verified-current-membership list of eligible voters

Re: [IAEP] SL member list/joining criterion

2016-05-12 Thread Adam Holt
On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 3:14 PM, Dave Crossland wrote: > Hi > > 1. A section of the doc is available live here, > http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_Labs/Members/List > > 2. That doc shows 279 members > > I've requested access to the doc :) Thanks Samson! > I'm NOT questioning

Re: [IAEP] SL member list/joining criterion

2016-05-12 Thread Adam Holt
On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 3:00 PM, samson goddy wrote: > > Hello Adam, here is the list you ask for. You can ask sebastian about the > election list. > https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/0/d/1bgJ6Z8gHpxIwpNSD8qf8B5n1ZQRA1r0AAdCDcMVeZEs/edit?usp=sharing_eid > this list

[IAEP] SL member list/joining criterion

2016-05-11 Thread Adam Holt
Caryl, Sebastian, Samson & All, 1) Can you provide all a link to a current (or post-election) SL membership list, verified to be reasonably current? 2) How many active and nonactive/lapsed members does SL have exactly, and what info do we retain on each, in case they choose to donate/rejoin etc?

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] [SLOB] GSoC mentor stipend motion

2016-05-11 Thread Adam Holt
On May 11, 2016 2:55 PM, "Sebastian Silva" <sebast...@fuentelibre.org> wrote: > > El 11/05/16 a las 13:40, Adam Holt escribió: > > This was clarified when I joined SL Oversight Board at the end of > > 2009, and again exhaustively re-clarified at the beginnin

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] [SLOB] GSoC mentor stipend motion

2016-05-11 Thread Adam Holt
4 affirmative votes (majoruty of 7 seats) are required for all motions to pass. This was clarified when I joined SL Oversight Board at the end of 2009, and again exhaustively re-clarified at the beginning of this year. On May 11, 2016 2:24 PM, "Sebastian Silva" wrote:

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] [SLOB] GSoC mentor stipend motion

2016-05-11 Thread Adam Holt
On May 7, 2016 3:33 PM, "Lionel Laské" wrote: > > Disagree. > > Thought I understand that 500$ is lot of money for some people, I think that GSoC is also a way for SugarLabs to raise money. Because we don't ask for an annual fee to member (like other association, for

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] [SLOB] meeting reminder and some open issues to discuss

2016-05-11 Thread Adam Holt
On May 11, 2016 11:19 AM, "Laura Vargas" <la...@somosazucar.org> wrote: > > 2016-05-08 0:20 GMT+08:00 Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org>: >> >> On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 8:47 AM, Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddr...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>> On Sat,

Re: [IAEP] My agreed duties for Sugar Labs? :)

2016-05-09 Thread Adam Holt
On May 10, 2016 12:06 AM, "Dave Crossland" wrote: > > Hi Adam (and all) > > I remember that you asked me to do something after each board meeting, but I can't find the thread easily right now listing the things to do do you remember or can you tell me the thread? :) Organizing

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] [SLOB] meeting reminder and some open issues to discuss

2016-05-07 Thread Adam Holt
On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 8:47 AM, Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddr...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 11:23 AM, Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddr...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 10:12 AM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > > > > ... &

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] [SLOB] meeting reminder and some open issues to discuss

2016-05-07 Thread Adam Holt
On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 6:41 AM, Laura Vargas <la...@somosazucar.org> wrote: > > > 2016-05-07 9:28 GMT+08:00 Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org>: > >> On May 6, 2016 5:45 PM, "Laura Vargas" <la...@somosazucar.org> wrote: >> > the budget allowed

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] [SLOB] meeting reminder and some open issues to discuss

2016-05-06 Thread Adam Holt
On May 6, 2016 5:45 PM, "Laura Vargas" wrote: > the budget allowed for Chris Leonard's Internationalization tasks (USD$12,000.00) On this narrow point, I'd (assume) Translation Community Manager outlay represents $12,000 + 10% for SFConservancy = $13,200 total, from May

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] meeting reminder and some open issues to discuss

2016-05-06 Thread Adam Holt
On Fri, May 6, 2016 at 10:35 AM, Karen Sandler <ka...@sfconservancy.org> wrote: > On 2016-05-06 12:06, Adam Holt wrote: > > s/he tries to do that, SFConservancy has explained to me that they >> often take a month-or-so to get all receipts entered into their >> syste

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] meeting reminder and some open issues to discuss

2016-05-06 Thread Adam Holt
The financial spring cleaning CarylB, DaveC and others have worked hard on within https://docs.google.com/document/d/16jIFuZ9bX-Bv675BpA1KmcEcRcX4PRCOUEX0ICRUkOc/edit is promising, but seems premature in my opinion, until its mechanics are better understood: - Even if we suppose that $X remains

Re: [IAEP] Is "Most Sugar Users Use XO Laptops" True?

2016-04-24 Thread Adam Holt
;-) On Sun, Apr 24, 2016 at 11:44 AM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > On Apr 24, 2016 1:18 AM, <fors...@ozonline.com.au> wrote: > >> Does anyone disagree with the assertion that "most Sugar use is in a >>> school/classroom setting"? >>> &

Re: [IAEP] Is "Most Sugar Users Use XO Laptops" True?

2016-04-24 Thread Adam Holt
On Apr 24, 2016 1:18 AM, wrote: > Does anyone disagree with the assertion that "most Sugar use is in a >> school/classroom setting"? >> > > Hi > > The two largest OLPC deployments, Peru and Uruguay account for 50% of XO > laptops. > > Peru, 60% of use was in school [1] >

Re: [IAEP] Is "Most Sugar Users Use XO Laptops" True?

2016-04-23 Thread Adam Holt
Conversely it's possible much/most Sugar use is now happening outside of classes (and outside of classrooms too!) in homes/libraries/cybercafes/etc at last? At this late stage in OLPC's history, and not just in Uruguay? Is Uruguay actively using Sugar in 2016 and if so how? Who can tell

[IAEP] Fwd: Sugar Labs' governance policies; stipend for Devin (was: Re: Fwd: Re: SLOBs approval needed for Bender expenses of $1,389.29 for Constructionalism 2016)

2016-04-20 Thread Adam Holt
-- Forwarded message -- From: "Tony Sebro" <t...@sfconservancy.org> Date: Apr 20, 2016 1:29 PM Subject: Sugar Labs' governance policies; stipend for Devin (was: Re: Fwd: Re: SLOBs approval needed for Bender expenses of $1,389.29 for Constructionalism 2016) To

Re: [IAEP] Seeking insights into Oversight_Board/Decisions

2016-04-11 Thread Adam Holt
On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 5:33 PM, Dave Crossland <d...@lab6.com> wrote: > Hi Adam > > On 11 April 2016 at 15:21, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > >> On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 2:46 PM, Dave Crossland <d...@lab6.com> wrote: >> >>> On 11 Apr

Re: [IAEP] Seeking insights into Oversight_Board/Decisions

2016-04-11 Thread Adam Holt
On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 2:46 PM, Dave Crossland <d...@lab6.com> wrote: > On 11 April 2016 at 14:32, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > >> You are thorough enough to consider the fiduciary/stewardship secretary >> role outlined below, and/or coaching/mentoring so

Re: [IAEP] Seeking insights into Oversight_Board/Decisions

2016-04-11 Thread Adam Holt
On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 2:22 PM, Dave Crossland wrote: > SORRY > > I shot this off and didn't double check, I think I confused myself because > (IIRC) Adam put together the finance wiki page summary and I got confused > =) > > THANK YOU WALTER :D > Dave, You are thorough

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