[IAEP] Recover Email?

2021-01-01 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi folks... Now that the old @laptop.org email addresses have been retired, I am running into a snag when I try to log into sites where I originally registered with that email. I can't get verified and access my previous accounts. Is there a way I can temporarily re-activate that email address

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Tom Gilliard

2020-07-27 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Very sorry to hear that one of the long-time volunteers is gone. He will be missed. Caryl (aka GrannieB) From: IAEP on behalf of Sumit Srivastava Sent: Monday, July 27, 2020 5:36 AM To: Vaibhav Aren Cc: Sugar-dev Devel ; Hrishi Patel ; Jaskirat Singh ; Dave

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Sugar Labs changing directions

2019-05-06 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All... This is a very positive step that should have happened a long time ago when it was first proposed and discussed in a visioning discussion at an OLPC-SF meeting many years ago. I hope we do it wisely, checking on which state's laws of incorporation are most advantageous for us before

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

2019-03-13 Thread Caryl Bigenho
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. Estimated attendee count for SCaLE 17x<https://www.socallin

[IAEP] First for Help with the SL booth at SCaLE 3/8-3/10

2019-02-23 Thread Caryl Bigenho
be sure to let us know right away if you wish to join us there. If you have any questions, contact me or Alex Perez for more info. Caryl Bigenho ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org http

Re: [IAEP] SCaLE 17X March7 -10, 2019

2018-12-23 Thread Caryl Bigenho
even donate or loan us what we need > in exchange for recognition and promotion in our booth. > > If there are no objections to the about two systems. I'll work on > providing them. > > On Sat, December 22, 2018 4:50 pm, Caryl Bigenho wrote: > Hi Alex... and all... > &g

Re: [IAEP] SCaLE 17X March7 -10, 2019

2018-12-22 Thread Caryl Bigenho
et me know. From: Alex Perez Sent: Friday, December 21, 2018 11:25 AM To: Caryl Bigenho Cc: iaep@lists.sugarlabs.org; Sameer Verma; aaron Kaplan; georgejh...@gmail.com; Jaskirat Singh; Tim Moody; Kenneth Wyrick Subject: Re: SCaLE 17X March7 -10, 2019 Caryl, The fact of

Re: [IAEP] SCaLE 17X March7 -10, 2019

2018-12-21 Thread Caryl Bigenho
To Everyone... I am saddened and a bit discouraged by James' comments about Tony and I being "too busy to be involved." There wouldn't have been anyone at SCaLE ever if I were not involved. There would be no Primero1° if I had not been involved. There would be no small deployment at a women's

Re: [IAEP] SCaLE 17X March7 -10, 2019

2018-12-21 Thread Caryl Bigenho
bids from several printers. I paid for the two original banners, "OLPC" and "olpc 2.0", but maybe SugarLabs would like to sponsor it this time? Caryl P.S. Remember, "iaep" was an acronym created by Mel Chu to remind us of what we are are really about. It stand

[IAEP] Test Message/No Content

2018-12-12 Thread Caryl Bigenho
___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] Meeting Reminder

2018-10-04 Thread Caryl Bigenho
I was unable to sign on last month. It would be helpful to have complete instructions along with a link available in a prominent location well in advance of the meeting time. Thanks! Caryl Sent from my iPhone On Oct 4, 2018, at 8:38 PM, James Cameron mailto:qu...@laptop.org>> wrote: It has

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] motion regarding GSoC mentor travel

2018-09-19 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi Folks, This is the second year that there has been a problem with the costs of GCI mentor travel that went beyond just a simple round trip ticket from A to B and back to A. I think it is time to consider what is causing the problem and come up with an agreeable solution going forward. Adam

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

2018-09-18 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi Folks, I am the "SugarLabs" person Jaskirat will be visiting when he comes to Southern California for a few days on his way to the east coast. However if any of you will be in town during that time (Oct 15-17) we could have a get-together at my house and he could meet more of us!

[IAEP] SugarLabs Education Team

2018-05-22 Thread Caryl Bigenho
e your participation a valuable and enjoyable experience. Just answer the questions below and send it to Caryl Bigenho as a reply to this email (do not do a “reply all”). Caryl will forward the responses to Samson Goddy, our other co-captain, so we will both know what your interests are and ca

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] Action required: Devin Ulibarri travel/stipend

2018-05-09 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Community feedback here I wondered about the original $50 allowed for expenses... it seemed unrealistically low at the time... guess I should have said something then! Of course he should be able to use the honorarium to defray his costs! GrannieB From:

Re: [IAEP] The Verge article on OLPC/Sugar

2018-04-16 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Thanks to Dave for sharing this fun, interesting article! I already knew most of what was in it and could probably add some things, but it was a very thorough overview of the history of our favorite little "green machine." It might be fun to debate what could have been done differently to make

[IAEP] SCaLE16X is Coming Sooner Than You Think!

2017-11-06 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Note! Please forward to others I may have missed! Hi Fellow SCaLE/OSSSIE/OLPC/SugarLabs/ETC fans! In case you missed it… here is the official announcement for SCaLE 16X: The Linux Exposition of Southern California is proud to announce the 16th Annual Southern California Linux Expo – SCALE

[IAEP] SCaLE 16X CFP Ends Monday 10/30/2017!

2017-10-27 Thread Caryl Bigenho
l have plenty of time to flesh out what you want to appear in the program. If you have any questions about the CFP procedure or need help with your idea… send me a quick note. I can’t promise to have the answer, but I can promise to try to get it for you! Hope to see you at SCaLE16X in March!

Re: [IAEP] Improving our Code of Conduct (was: Re: Code of Conduct Motion to add Anti-harassment policy - Sugar Labs)

2017-10-04 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Sebastian, In my culture and, possibly in James's culture, accusations such as this one you are making against James, and the one Laura made against me a few weeks ago, are considered "harassment"... actually, extreme harassment. You are denying us the freedom to express our opinions or

Re: [IAEP] Google Mentors Summit Complete Travel Budget Request

2017-10-02 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hello All, Having the mentors decide how to use their respective stipends and making it retroactive is totally impractical, inappropriate, and disruptive. It would require looking back for years to try to figure out what happened to the funds and finding the folks involved in GSOC in the

[IAEP] Samson's Trip Expenses

2017-10-01 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All… I would like to ask you to revisit the issue of Samson’s trip. To most of you experienced travelers the idea of a 15 hour layover in the Dubai airport probably seems like just how things work… another adventure. However… Yesterday, when I was trying to buy a ticket for Samson’s

Re: [IAEP] Candidates???

2017-09-29 Thread Caryl Bigenho
ast...@fuentelibre.org> Sent: Friday, September 29, 2017 6:43:55 PM To: Caryl Bigenho; iaep; Adam Holt; Shameer Verma; Samson Goddy; Lionel Laske; Walter Bender; igna...@sugarlabs.org; Laura Vargas Subject: Re: [IAEP] Candidates??? Hi Caryl, Looks like you missed it: http://lists.sugarlabs.org/a

[IAEP] Candidates???

2017-09-29 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All... Way back on 10/23/17 there was an announcement of the election and the list of candidates. To date, I have not seen a similar email to the IAEP list. Why? There is one small difficulty (at least). This email, in Castellaño only, includes a reminder that the deadline for new members

Re: [IAEP] Sugarizer1° Revisited

2017-09-26 Thread Caryl Bigenho
From: Samson Goddy <samsongo...@gmail.com> Sent: Sunday, September 24, 2017 3:16:44 PM To: Lionel Laské Cc: Caryl Bigenho; Walter Bender; Caryl Bigenho; iaep; Adam Holt; Shameer Verma; Laura Vargas; igna...@sugarlabs.org; Tony Anderson; James Cameron; Rosa; José Miguel

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

2017-09-24 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Ed and I would love to host Samson in LA for a couple of days between Google and Boston. Kayak is showing the one way ticket at $111 at the time he can fly (evening). We will get that ticket for him if the rest of his trip is approved. Caryl Sent from my iPhone On Sep 24, 2017, at 8:15 PM,

Re: [IAEP] Sugarizer1° Revisited

2017-09-24 Thread Caryl Bigenho
l.com> Sent: Sunday, September 24, 2017 11:18:20 AM To: Caryl Bigenho Cc: Caryl Bigenho; iaep; Adam Holt; Samson Goddy; Shameer Verma; Lionel Laske; Laura Vargas; igna...@sugarlabs.org; Tony Anderson; James Cameron; Rosa; José Miguel García; Gonzalo Odiard Subject: Re: Sugarizer1° Revisite

Re: [IAEP] Sugarizer1° Revisited

2017-09-24 Thread Caryl Bigenho
and those of you who are candidates for the Sugar Labs Oversight Board. I look forward to a discussion about how we could best make something like this happen to bring the magic of Sugar to children everywhere. Caryl From: Caryl Bigenho on behalf of Caryl Bigenho

[IAEP] Sugarizer1° Revisited

2017-09-22 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hello All, I think somewhere some of the people of SugarLabs have “lost their way.” When I joined the OLPC support-gang nearly ten years ago and, later, Sugar Labs I was excited by the concept of bringing collaborative, constructionism to children’s learning all over the world. Later, as the

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

2017-09-15 Thread Caryl Bigenho
The XO icon in modified form is used on Sugarizer. It appears elsewhere on other current versions of Sugar. It is a well known icon and, as such, carries considerable intrinsic value. If some people want to completely divorce themselves from all the hard work of their predecessors and the

Re: [IAEP] Membership and Elections Committee - Elections 2017-2019 Update

2017-09-13 Thread Caryl Bigenho
"Looking on the archives seems Hrishi requested membership on December 18, 2017. I was not in the Membership Committee at the time" . The above date is 3 months in the future!  From: IAEP on behalf of Samson Goddy

Re: [IAEP] Membership and Elections Committee sharing Member's List Update

2017-09-11 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Bill Bogstad 23 Bob Stepno 24 Carla Gomez Monroy 25 Carol Lerche 26 Carol Ruth Silver 27 Caryl Bigenho 28 Chris Ball 29 Chris Leonard 30 Christoph Derndorfer 31 Claudia Urrea 32 Cristian Paul Peñaranda Rojas 33 Daksh Shah 34 Dan Willia

Re: [IAEP] Membership and Elections Committee sharing Member's List Update

2017-09-11 Thread Caryl Bigenho
ri 18 Benjamin Berg 19 Benjamin Mako Hill 20 Bernie Innocenti 21 Bert Freudenberg 22 Bill Bogstad 23 Bob Stepno 24 Carla Gomez Monroy 25 Carol Lerche 26 Carol Ruth Silver 27 Caryl Bigenho 28 Chris Ball 29 Chris Leonard 30 Christoph Derndorf

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

2017-09-08 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hello All... I came late to this discussion as we have been very busy the past few days and I didn't check my email until this am. I wish to question the propriety of making the financial manager a paid employee who is also serving on the board. This is quite out of the ordinary and begs for

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs Member's List June 2017: 140 verified members

2017-08-29 Thread Caryl Bigenho
;la...@somosazucar.org> Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 12:27:29 PM To: Caryl Bigenho Cc: James Cameron; Walter Bender; Gonzalo Odiard; iaep; Samuel Cantero; Karen Sandler; Tony Sebro Subject: Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs Member's List June 2017: 140 verified members 2017-08-29 14:06 GMT-05:00 Caryl B

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs Member's List June 2017: 140 verified members

2017-08-29 Thread Caryl Bigenho
29, 2017 10:43:20 AM To: Caryl Bigenho Cc: Walter Bender; Gonzalo Odiard; Laura Vargas; iaep; Samuel Cantero Subject: Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs Member's List June 2017: 140 verified members Caryl, that's wrong. There was no vote because the number of candidates was equal to the number of slots. On

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs Member's List June 2017: 140 verified members

2017-08-29 Thread Caryl Bigenho
erg 22 Bill Bogstad 23 Bob Stepno 24 Carla Gomez Monroy 25 Carol Lerche 26 Carol Ruth Silver 27 Caryl Bigenho 28 Chris Ball 29 Chris Leonard 30 Christoph Derndorfer 31 Claudia Urrea 32 Cristian Paul Peñaranda Rojas 33 Daksh Shah 34

[IAEP] Revised Motion to Change The Sugar Labs Rules of Governance

2017-08-15 Thread Caryl Bigenho
hat said, what is considered a quorum of the Community Members for a recall vote (the majority of those present having to vote in favor of it)? On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 10:07 PM, Caryl Bigenho <ca...@laptop.org<mailto:ca...@laptop.org>> wrote: Dear Fellow Sugar Labs Members Recently

[IAEP] Motion to Change The Sugar Labs Rules of Governance

2017-08-14 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Labs Oversight Board." You folks may wish to tweak the language a bit, but I have tried to keep it as simple as possible. Abrazos, Caryl Bigenho ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.su

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] URGENT action needed

2017-08-14 Thread Caryl Bigenho
+1 for James C. The voice of reason speaks! Thank you! From: IAEP on behalf of James Cameron Sent: Monday, August 14, 2017 1:57:40 PM To: Laura Vargas Cc: iaep; sugar-de...@lists.sugarlabs.org; OLPC para

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] URGENT action needed

2017-08-11 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Why are most of these messages coming through with no content? Messages from Walter, Avni, and Laura had headers and footers only, no other content. Caryl From: IAEP on behalf of Laura Vargas Sent:

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

2017-06-13 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All... Sebastian wrote, "Your mentioning Facebook, iPhone, Windows, Flash, LinkedIn etc, do not fit with this agreement, so we would sincerely appreciate if you do not promote these entities while representing Sugar Labs." Huh??? It seems since the goal of Sugarizer is to make it

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar Labs] Verified Sugar Labs member's list

2017-05-31 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi Again Rosamel Ramirez Méndez also did not receive the email either one. She definitely wants to remain a member. Perhaps you have the wrong email address for her. I notice you are also missing all the folks from SugarLabs in Argentina and those in Chile as well. Caryl

Re: [IAEP] Funds for local cost

2017-05-31 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All, I think some people are blissfully unaware of the rapid inflation that has been seen in Nigeria, especially over the past year. Please take a look at this graph from tradingcconomics.com to see that what Samson (and all of Nigeria) is experiencing is real:

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar Labs] Verified Sugar Labs member's list

2017-05-30 Thread Caryl Bigenho
HelloAgain I notice several other people who should be on the list who aren't. Caryl Sent from my iPhone On May 29, 2017, at 10:37 PM, Laura Vargas > wrote: Hello all, Hola a todos, I'm happy to share the current Sugar Lab's member's list.

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar Labs] Verified Sugar Labs member's list

2017-05-30 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Bad list! I didn't receive the email! I should be on the list! I wonder how many others there are??? Caryl (aka) GrannieB Sent from my iPhone On May 29, 2017, at 10:37 PM, Laura Vargas > wrote: Hello all, Hola a todos, I'm happy to share

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

2017-05-17 Thread Caryl Bigenho
This is a well thought out proposal for a worthy project. I am not a member of the SLOB so I can't vote. But I do hope it is approved. Caryl Sent from my iPhone On May 17, 2017, at 11:31 AM, Walter Bender > wrote: Samson and Ibiam are

Re: [IAEP] Back on Task... The 2017 Sugar Labs Mission Statement

2017-04-29 Thread Caryl Bigenho
ow more they can ask or look it up or you can tell them. But the mission statement doesn't have to list every flower in our beautiful garden! Caryl[] From: Tony Anderson <tony_ander...@usa.net> Sent: Friday, April 28, 2017 6:31:24 PM To: Caryl Bigenho; iae

[IAEP] Back on Task... The 2017 Sugar Labs Mission Statement

2017-04-28 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi... A few things... First... Walter made this motion and it was seconded by several board members. Therefore it should be voted on, up or down, before considering Laura's substitute motion. I see nothing wrong with this mission statement. It is clear and concise and describes exactly what

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] motion for a new mission statement

2017-04-24 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Tony Anderson... here's another +1 Caryl From: IAEP on behalf of James Cameron Sent: Monday, April 24, 2017 3:04:21 PM To: Tony Anderson Cc: IAEP SugarLabs; sugar-devel; Dave Crossland Subject: Re: [IAEP]

Re: [IAEP] Motion To Approve 2017 Sugar Labs Mission Statement

2017-04-21 Thread Caryl Bigenho
, taking ownership and responsibility for their learning. _ Caryl From: Walter Bender <walter.ben...@gmail.com> Sent: Friday, April 21, 2017 10:17:33 AM To: Caryl Bige

[IAEP] Motion To Approve 2017 Sugar Labs Mission Statement

2017-04-21 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hello All, This is long, but it needs to be done… It’s time to “fish or cut bait” as they say. We need to move on with the Mission Statement and Goals for Sugar Labs. I am submitting a Mission Statement as a motion to be considered for approval at the April SLOB meeting. Then, with that in

[IAEP] Doc for Making Mission Statement and Stated Goals

2017-04-10 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All…. I was hoping someone else would step in and create this document, but since there were to takers, I have done it! Here is what should happen next… Before going on to the Stated Goals, the Mission Statement should be revised and refined to reflect exactly what Sugar Labs members

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] meeting reminder

2017-04-07 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All... The badges are a bad idea! There is absolutely no guarantee that badge holders would make any contributions to warrant the amounts they would be collecting just for being some kind of "hero" in the past. SugarLabs funds should be reserved for specific projects and products. If

Re: [IAEP] Resubmission of Proposed Project for Sugarizer1°

2017-03-09 Thread Caryl Bigenho
). From: Laura Vargas <la...@somosazucar.org> Sent: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 8:45:13 PM To: Lionel Laske; Caryl Bigenho Cc: iaep@lists.sugarlabs.org; sugar-...@lists.sugarlabs.org Subject: Re: Resubmission of Proposed Project for Sugarizer1° Hi Caryl, Lionel and all other team members

Re: [IAEP] Resubmission of Proposed Project for Sugarizer1°

2017-03-02 Thread Caryl Bigenho
p with! Caryl <https://www.arc.gov/funding/HowtoWriteaGrantProposal.asp> From: d.crossl...@gmail.com <d.crossl...@gmail.com> on behalf of Dave Crossland <d...@lab6.com> Sent: Thursday, March 2, 2017 2:41:45 PM To: Caryl Bigenho Cc: walter.ben...@gmail.co

[IAEP] Resubmission of Proposed Project for Sugarizer1°

2017-03-02 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All... This proposal can be improved a lot. However, I am re-submitting it mainly as an example of the kinds of things I feel SugarLabs should be supporting with their precious funds. I originally submitted it last summer. Because of the SoCalifLinuxExpo and a house full of people, I

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs 2017 Budget

2017-03-02 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi... This thread is so tangled it is hard to tell who says what. But, it is very evident that there are 2 basic viewpoints. Here they are with my comments on each: 1) Reward a few of the many past contributors to SugarLabs handsomely with a stipend (like a retirement check?) and no defined

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Sugar Labs 2017 Budget

2017-02-25 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All, OK, it's time to get real. The problem with all of this talk is that most (but not all) of you haven't a clue how teachers and schools operate! Unless SugarLabs' products are targeted to perceived needs of teachers, parents, school boards, school owners, after school tutoring

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs 2017 Budget

2017-02-24 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hello Again The "Badge" proposal is a totally inappropriate use of SL funds and could result in litigation and the possible end of SugarLabs. I suggest a call for project proposals be done before raiding the "cookie jar" and leaving SL destitute and powerless with nothing left in the

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs 2017 Budget

2017-02-23 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All... Before we invest any $$$ on personnel, that will eat up all the funds SugarLabs has in just a couple of years, we need to have a product or products that are ready for worldwide distribution and use. Otherwise SugarLabs will end up an empty shell... a "has been"... To do this, we

[IAEP] Need photos!

2017-02-21 Thread Caryl Bigenho
dvd with text instead of narration (the exhibit hall can get pretty noisy). But, time is of the essence! SCaLE happens the first weekend of March. So, send your best project photos with short descriptions of each and they can be included. Thanks! Caryl Bigenho P.S. Pass this on to anyone who

Re: [IAEP] pixel

2017-02-15 Thread Caryl Bigenho
+1 for Tony's comment! Sent from my iPhone On Feb 15, 2017, at 12:51 PM, Bert Freudenberg > wrote: On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 6:35 AM, Tony Anderson > wrote: This is what I hoped Sugarlabs would

[IAEP] Kindle for $40

2017-02-14 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi... For those of you wanting to do classroom deployments of Sugar, the 7" Kindle Fire Tablets are on sale again for $39.99. They now come in 4 colors... Black, Magenta, Blue, and Tangerine. Sugarizer works well on them. These do include ads on the sleep screen but they do not interrupt

[IAEP] Call For SCaLE 15X Booth Volunteers!

2017-02-11 Thread Caryl Bigenho
and events. Friends and family will also be able to enjoy a 50% discount off their registration if you are volunteering. Please let me know right away if you are interested. Just send an email and I'll mail you instructions for how to get your free SCaLE15X pass. Car

Re: [IAEP] [UKids] Re: [Sugar-devel] [Announcement] Sugarizer v0.8 is available for your device

2017-01-07 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi... it works beautifully on my iPhone. However, on Ed's older Samsung smartphone running JellyBean, a lot of the Activities don't work. The app itself does not appear on the phone but when I go to the PlayStore, I can open it from there. I have two more devices to try it on still. Maybe

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] meeting reminder

2017-01-06 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Sorry! I sent it to the sur list accidentally! From: Caryl Bigenho <cbige...@hotmail.com> Sent: Friday, January 6, 2017 12:52 PM To: sugar-...@lists.sugarlabs.org Subject: Re: [sugar-sur] Fwd: [IAEP] [SLOB] meeting reminder Hi All... There was a p

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] meeting reminder

2016-12-02 Thread Caryl Bigenho
for office, if they so chose. It was a lot of work and we had many hours involved in making it happen. I Have seen nothing like that happening this year. Caryl From: Sebastian Silva <sebast...@fuentelibre.org> Sent: Friday, December 2, 2016 10:56:43 AM To: Caryl Bigen

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] meeting reminder

2016-12-02 Thread Caryl Bigenho
I would assume they do wish to stand for re-election. The publicity on this has been terrible. I don't know who is in charge, but they should have made sure they sent several reminders of deadlines to file for candidacy. In fact, was there ever an announcement sent out to all of the membership

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Future of Sugar Labs

2016-12-01 Thread Caryl Bigenho
: Laura Vargas <la...@somosazucar.org> Sent: Thursday, December 1, 2016 12:37:16 PM To: Caryl Bigenho; Dave Crossland Cc: SLOBs; IAEP SugarLabs; sugar-...@lists.sugarlabs.org; samson goddy; Tony Anderson Subject: Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Future of Sugar Labs Caryl, I Agree with you, we should be p

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Future of Sugar Labs

2016-12-01 Thread Caryl Bigenho
I agree with Dave, we should wait for Sameer's guidance in this process. Caryl From: IAEP on behalf of Laura Vargas Sent: Thursday, December 1, 2016 10:13:55 AM To: SLOBs; IAEP SugarLabs;

Re: [IAEP] Preparing for the 2017 SLOB Election

2016-08-07 Thread Caryl Bigenho
> To: ca...@laptop.org > > CC: cjlhomeaddr...@gmail.com; iaep@lists.sugarlabs.org; > > samsongo...@sugarlabs.org > > > > > > On 6 August 2016 at 16:01, Caryl Bigenho <ca...@laptop.org> wrote: > >> > >> I disagree about XSCE > >

Re: [IAEP] Preparing for the 2017 SLOB Election

2016-08-06 Thread Caryl Bigenho
From: d...@lab6.com Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2016 17:29:13 -0400 Subject: Re: [IAEP] Preparing for the 2017 SLOB Election To: ca...@laptop.org CC: cjlhomeaddr...@gmail.com; iaep@lists.sugarlabs.org; samsongo...@sugarlabs.org On 6 August 2016 at 16:01, Caryl Bigenho <ca...@laptop.org> wr

Re: [IAEP] Preparing for the 2017 SLOB Election

2016-08-06 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi… I disagree about XSCE. Those contributors should definitely be eligible for Sugar Labs membership. Their work has been in direct support of many Sugar Deployments. IIAB developers should also be included, if they wish, as we use their work in deployments that either do not have internet or

Re: [IAEP] Preparing for the 2017 SLOB Election

2016-08-05 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi Folks… A few minutes away from "Camp Grandma and Grandpa" to check emails (it's nap time). This is all well and good, however in the past (when I first joined Sugar Labs) members had to qualify by actually making some tangible "contribution" (not money) to Sugar Labs. This could be

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] Meeting reminder

2016-08-04 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi Guys… I'll probably have to miss the meeting tomorrow as we are in the middle of "Camp Grandma and Grandpa." Our 5-year-old granddaughter is keeping us busy (really busy). See you all next month (if not tomorrow),Caryl From: walter.ben...@gmail.com Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2016 18:20:27 -0400 To:

Re: [IAEP] Critique of Google Apps For Education

2016-08-03 Thread Caryl Bigenho
OK, I read most of the article and I still don't get the point. How is Google exploiting the students' data? I haven't seen ads on the various GAFEs I have used. Are they tailoring ads to the individual student as facebook seems to do (badly in my case)? If targeted ads are there, it presents

Re: [IAEP] Priority languages to translate Sugar

2016-07-17 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi Lionel, Are you using Bootstrap responsive design? Perhaps if you design for the xs screen the larger ones will take care of themselves? Caryl From: lionel.la...@gmail.com Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2016 08:55:22 +0200 To: d...@lab6.com Subject: Re: [IAEP] Priority languages to translate Sugar CC:

Re: [IAEP] Priority languages to translate Sugar

2016-07-14 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi Folks… Although it may seem a nice idea to propose translations into many languages, at this time I feel translations should be restricted to those language groups that have the XO hardware to use Sugar, like those in Peru and Haiti. Trying to add some of the Native American languages, where

Re: [IAEP] Fwd: [OLPC-SF] Fwd: Please Help Support OLPC

2016-07-09 Thread Caryl Bigenho
FWIW The Knight Foundation is a supporter of Public Radio in the US. Caryl Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 9, 2016, at 11:12 AM, Samuel Greenfeld wrote: > > Not that unusual; I've seen a few fundraising emails like this from time to > time. > > More interesting (at

Re: [IAEP] North American native languages (was Re: #Documentation SL Funding Committe)

2016-07-09 Thread Caryl Bigenho
6, at 9:59 AM, Sebastian Silva <sebast...@fuentelibre.org> wrote: > >> El 09/07/16 a las 10:10, Caryl Bigenho escribió: >> We may be able to get an easy entry point by executing the translation of >> Sugar to Cherokee and/or Navajo. [3] >> >> [3] http://www.

Re: [IAEP] #Documentation SL Funding Committe

2016-07-09 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Sugarizer is the best way to get Sugar into classrooms in the USA. No cost for the devices... The kids already have them. Start small with a mini "Sugarizer For Schools." Have great documentation and easy to use, fail-safe, lesson plans available free online. Present and demo at teachers

Re: [IAEP] #Documentation SL Funding Committe

2016-07-06 Thread Caryl Bigenho
this context :) On 6 July 2016 at 17:18, Caryl Bigenho <cbige...@hotmail.com> wrote: Teacher training and "buy-in" is essential for Sugar/Sugarizer to succeed no matter what platform, language, or country you/we are working in. This is where SugarLabs has been remiss. I am grateful th

Re: [IAEP] #Documentation SL Funding Committe

2016-07-06 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi Folks…. The funds referred to in the Dept of Ed announcement (2 years old) are Title I, II, and III funds. These are allocated to schools annually based on certain criteria. For example, if the student population of a school comes from largely low income, disadvantaged homes, the school will

Re: [IAEP] [UKids] "Physics with XO" by Guzmán Trinidad now available in English

2016-07-04 Thread Caryl Bigenho
This is wonderful news! I saw some of Trinidad's great physics experiments when we were in Uruguay for EduCamp. This is where Sugar and the XO really shine! IMHO Making it easier for teachers to utilize Sugar and the XOs in the classroom is the only real way to grow Sugar. Caryl Sent from my

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] A Better Idea...

2016-06-30 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Come on Dave! I trust the board members. If any of them were opposed I'm sure we would know about it by now. Let them do the job they were elected to do. Caryl Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 30, 2016, at 11:55 AM, Dave Crossland wrote: > >> On 30 June 2016 at 13:27, Tony

Re: [IAEP] Simplified Version of A & B for Tomorrow's Meeting

2016-06-30 Thread Caryl Bigenho
gt; On Jun 30, 2016, at 9:54 AM, Dave Crossland <d...@lab6.com> wrote: > >> On 30 June 2016 at 10:57, Caryl Bigenho <cbige...@hotmail.com> wrote: >> >> P.S. Re clause #2: there may be times when the financial data from the SFC >> is not available at a meetin

[IAEP] Simplified Version of A & B for Tomorrow's Meeting

2016-06-30 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi Folks, Many thanks to all of you who contributed ideas to "Motions A and B." Tony Anderson did a nice job of simplifying the language and I managed to do a little editing that allows us to combine A and B into a single motion, all dealing mainly with the proposed position of Finance Manager

Re: [IAEP] Sugarlabs and Sugar are different

2016-06-26 Thread Caryl Bigenho
find time to do more like this. Caryl > From: d...@lab6.com > Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2016 16:01:36 -0400 > Subject: Re: [IAEP] Sugarlabs and Sugar are different > To: cbige...@hotmail.com > CC: sve...@sfsu.edu; sl...@lists.sugarlabs.org; iaep@lists.sugarlabs.org > > On 24 June 2016

Re: [IAEP] Sugarlabs and Sugar are different

2016-06-24 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi All... Very well done Sameer! I hope everyone takes the approximately 35 minutes to view this excellent clarification of what exactly is meant by terms like "Vision," "Mission," "Goals," "Objectives," and "Tasks." Much of the discussions trying to address these items have been a bit

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Motion: New monthly SLOB meeting procedure

2016-06-21 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Walter is right. Ideas are good. Time coordination is difficult. The hour is "precious." Motion B would help clear the logjam at meetings. That is why I am proposing it Caryl Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 21, 2016, at 9:08 AM, Sebastian Silva > wrote: > > > >>

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Oversight Board decisions page

2016-06-20 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Tony is correct. Motions A and B have not been voted on yet. I am hoping they will be at the July meeting. Watch for my finalized versions later this week when I finally get internet at my MT home. Caryl Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 20, 2016, at 12:43 AM, Tony Anderson

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Motion to update current SL vision statement

2016-06-20 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Could someone find and post the current vision statement? After Wed when they finally come to hook up my slow, but very expensive, Internet connection, I'll be able to comment on the vision statement and possible additions and changes. Caryl Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 20, 2016, at 9:18 AM,

[IAEP] Motions A and B

2016-06-19 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: > From: Caryl Bigenho <cbige...@hotmail.com> > Date: June 19, 2016 at 5:33:52 PM MDT > To: IAEP <i...@lists.laptop.org>, sl...@lists.sugarlabs.org, > walter.ben...@gmail.com, Adam Holt <h...@unleashkids.org>, > to

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs Vision Discussion in 6 hours

2016-06-18 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Dave, Your "ageism" is showing. Caryl (age 79 years young) Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 17, 2016, at 7:38 AM, Dave Crossland wrote: > > > >> On 17 June 2016 at 01:17, Laura Vargas wrote: >> >> >> 2016-06-17 12:07 GMT+08:00 Dave Crossland

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs Vision Discussion in 6 hours

2016-06-15 Thread Caryl Bigenho
We're "on the road" for a few days so I'm missing all the "fun." I hope some of the key people like Adam, Tony, Sameer, and Lionel are being included. They all have great global perspectives and a realistic maturity that should be a welcome asset in these discussions. Caryl Sent from my

Re: [IAEP] A Better Idea...

2016-06-11 Thread Caryl Bigenho
What does the SFC say about the management of grant funds? Caryl From: sdaly...@gmail.com Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2016 20:12:31 +0200 To: la...@somosazucar.org CC: logo...@gmail.com; sugar-de...@lists.sugarlabs.org; lio...@olpc-france.org; sl...@lists.sugarlabs.org; olpc-...@lists.laptop.org;

Re: [IAEP] A Better Idea...

2016-06-10 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi... Most Friday's will be good for me but until I get settled for the summer in Montana, I probably won't be able to join in. IRC? I hope not! How about Google Hangout or Skype? Caryl Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 9, 2016, at 3:04 PM, Laura Vargas wrote: > > Fridays

Re: [IAEP] A Better Idea...

2016-06-06 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Super Laura! I enjoy working with you! :-D Caryl Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 6, 2016, at 2:30 PM, Laura Vargas <la...@somosazucar.org> wrote: > > Caryl, > > I'll enjoy to join the committee ;D > > Regards, > > > > > > > 2016-06-06 22:

Re: [IAEP] A Better Idea...

2016-06-06 Thread Caryl Bigenho
a...@somosazucar.org On 5 June 2016 at 10:18, Caryl Bigenho <cbige...@hotmail.com> wrote: "Nickel and dimeing" members doesn't seem to be a viable option For me, neither does making up committees and talking about dedicated volunteers that do not exist :) We are so small

[IAEP] A Better Idea...

2016-06-05 Thread Caryl Bigenho
Hi Folks… "Nickel and dimeing" members doesn't seem to be a viable option. Not enough funds would be raised for all the wonderful things Dave (and many others) envision. Having an easy means for patrons to donate would be wonderful. But, the best way to raise funds for projects is probably

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