Re: [IAEP] OLPC San Francisco Jan 2020 meeting

2020-01-11 Thread Sameer Verma
Quick update: We meet in room 609. Sameer On Thu, Jan 9, 2020, 10:25 AM Sameer Verma wrote: > Happy New Year! > > We will be holding our January meeting on Jan 11 2020 from 10AM to 1PM at > the SF State University Downtown Campus. This meeting marks completion of > 12 years o

[IAEP] OLPC San Francisco Jan 2020 meeting

2020-01-09 Thread Sameer Verma
! SFSU Downtown Campus 6th Floor, 835 Market St. San Francisco, CA 94103 https://www.olpcsf.org/ cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ ___ IAEP -- It's An Education

[IAEP] OLPC-SF March meeting

2019-03-08 Thread Sameer Verma
Greetings! OLPC San Francisco will be meeting this coming Saturday (March 9). When: 10AM to 1PM Where: SFSU Downtown Campus. DTC 610, 835 Market St. San Francisco 94103 Topics: Project updates, progress on Snapcraft images of Pathagar for school server and such. Join us! Sameer -- Sameer

[IAEP] OLPC SF meeting - February 9, 2019

2019-02-07 Thread Sameer Verma
Greetings! OLPC San Francisco will be meeting this coming Saturday. When: 10AM to 1PM Where: SFSU Downtown Campus. DTC 610, 835 Market St. San Francisco 94103 Topics: Updates on Ethiopia (Andi Gros) and Honduras (Sameer Verma). Possible new project in Guatemala. Snapcraft images of Pathagar

Re: [IAEP] Happy birthday, OLPC-SF!

2019-01-12 Thread Sameer Verma
We have a last minute room change. Same building and floor, but room 609 instead of 610. Sameer On Wed, Jan 9, 2019, 10:30 AM Sameer Verma Happy birthday to OLPC-SF! We meet to celebrate the group's beginnings > in January 2008. As we begin our 12th year, join us to exchange > stories,

[IAEP] Happy birthday, OLPC-SF!

2019-01-09 Thread Sameer Verma
10AM to 1PM. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org

Re: [IAEP] [sfconservancy.org #1322] For Approval: Jaskirat Singh funding and advance for travel to GSoC mentor summit

2018-08-24 Thread Sameer Verma
+1 Sameer On Fri, Aug 17, 2018, 3:38 PM Samson Goddy wrote: > Seconded > > On Sat, Aug 18, 2018, 1:32 AM Walter Bender > wrote: > >> A bit of context: >> >> We are assigned 3 slots for GSoC mentors to attend the mentor summit. I >> am hoping that Devin and Jaskirat will be able to attend,

[IAEP] OLPC SF August '18 meeting

2018-08-10 Thread Sameer Verma
Please note that we will not be meeting this month due to several conflicting travel schedules over the summer. Sameer ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep

Re: [IAEP] OLPC SF: Ethiopia Update

2018-07-14 Thread Sameer Verma
the meeting. > > regards > > 2018-07-12 1:06 GMT-04:00 Sameer Verma : > >> Andi Gros is back from Ethiopia! This project has OLPC NL3 laptops and >> multiple School Servers. Andi has a bunch of updates. Come by on >> Saturday and get it straight from him :-) >> &

Re: [IAEP] OLPC SF: Ethiopia Update

2018-07-13 Thread Sameer Verma
re a summary after the meeting. > > regards > > 2018-07-12 1:06 GMT-04:00 Sameer Verma : > >> Andi Gros is back from Ethiopia! This project has OLPC NL3 laptops and >> multiple School Servers. Andi has a bunch of updates. Come by on >> Saturday and get it straig

[IAEP] OLPC SF: Ethiopia Update

2018-07-11 Thread Sameer Verma
Andi Gros is back from Ethiopia! This project has OLPC NL3 laptops and multiple School Servers. Andi has a bunch of updates. Come by on Saturday and get it straight from him :-) Details and RSVP: https://www.olpcsf.org/node/266 cheers, -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San

Re: [IAEP] OLPC-SF June meeting Saturday

2018-06-09 Thread Sameer Verma
Room change for today. We meet in room 612. Same floor, same building. Sameer On Thu, Jun 7, 2018, 6:51 PM Aaron D Borden wrote: > Hello folks, > > OLPC San Francisco will be hosting our monthly meeting this Saturday, > June 9th, from 10:00AM - 1PM at the downtown SFSU campus, 835 Market >

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

2018-05-09 Thread Sameer Verma
on Project (not a laptop project!) > IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org > http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep > > > > ___ > Sugar-devel mailing list > sugar-de...@lists.sugarlabs.org > http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-

Re: [IAEP] Community Summit 2018

2018-04-27 Thread Sameer Verma
Friendly reminder. We begin the hackathon tomorrow! http://hackathon.sfsu.edu/ Sameer On Thu, Mar 15, 2018, 11:36 AM Sameer Verma <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: > Remember our Community Summit? We didn't host one last year due to > logistical challenges and such, but we are getting ready

[IAEP] Community Summit = OpenHack 2018

2018-04-22 Thread Sameer Verma
ts-45329250007 Also, let us know if you plan to attend, so we can look out for other arrangements as well, as necessary. Sameer Verma: sve...@sfsu.edu Aaron Borden: adborr...@live.com ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@list

[IAEP] Community Summit 2018

2018-03-15 Thread Sameer Verma
. Details will be out shortly, but mark your calendars. April 27-29, 2018 https://www.olpcsf.org/open-hack-2018 cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ ___ IAEP -- It's

[IAEP] Sugarlabs goals - a peek

2018-03-01 Thread Sameer Verma
=sharing If you'd like to provide more feedback/ideas, please do so at https://goo.gl/forms/PV3SV8opzBnb1eqw2 We'll keep this open for another week (March 9, 2018). cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu

[IAEP] Gathering ideas for Sugarlabs

2018-02-14 Thread Sameer Verma
If you haven't already, can you post your ideas/suggestions here? https://goo.gl/forms/PV3SV8opzBnb1eqw2 Original discussion at http://lists.sugarlabs.org/archive/iaep/2018-January/020379.html Cheers, Sameer ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs - Goals for 2018 and beyond

2018-02-03 Thread Sameer Verma
Alex, Can you post it here? https://goo.gl/forms/PV3SV8opzBnb1eqw2 Sameer On Jan 24, 2018 12:37 PM, "Sameer Verma" <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 8:28 AM, Alex Perez <ape...@alexperez.com> wrote: > Sameer, > > Apologies for top-posting. > >

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs 2018 Goals idea

2018-02-03 Thread Sameer Verma
If you haven't already, can you also post it here? https://goo.gl/forms/PV3SV8opzBnb1eqw2 Sameer On Feb 3, 2018 7:23 AM, "Jaskirat Singh" wrote: > Hello , > > I am Jaskirat Singh, SL community member. > Seeking towards Sugar labs Goals 2018 Well, it will be good to have

Re: [IAEP] Sugarlabs goals

2018-02-02 Thread Sameer Verma
Some clarifications. Try to stick to one idea per submission. Multiple submissions are ok. Sameer On Feb 2, 2018 10:19 AM, "Sameer Verma" <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: > Greetings! > > Here's a form to collect your ideas on goals that Sugarlabs should pursue. > T

[IAEP] Sugarlabs goals

2018-02-02 Thread Sameer Verma
Greetings! Here's a form to collect your ideas on goals that Sugarlabs should pursue. Take a look and suggest goals that will help us further our mission. Once we have this information, we will release the data to the community and follow up with clustering ideas into specific goals that we may

Re: [IAEP] Sugarlabs - Goals

2018-01-24 Thread Sameer Verma
Thanks, Dave! I haven't forgotten your persistence :-) I really appreciate your continued interest. In fact, I may need your assistance at some point, once we have a healthy set of responses. Stay tuned. Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs - Goals for 2018 and beyond

2018-01-24 Thread Sameer Verma
se conflicting terms, but for the purpose of this exercise, I'm going to ask people to focus on Sugarlabs as the unit of analysis). This is an important distinction. That said, I'm sure we'll get several suggestions about Sugar as opposed to Sugarlabs, but we'll take it and separate out the best we ca

[IAEP] Sugarlabs - Goals

2018-01-11 Thread Sameer Verma
. If this sounds like something that will help us move forward, I am ready to set this in motion. I have already discussed this with Hillary Naylor, who is an active participant in our OLPC-SF group. When it's time to collate responses, I may solicit some more help from some of you. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOB] GSoC 2018

2018-01-05 Thread Sameer Verma
+1 Sameer On Jan 5, 2018 6:46 PM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > I made a motion at today's meeting regarding Sugar Labs participation in > Google Summer of Code 2018. As I mentioned, Google has pushed up the > application process: we need to get our application in by

Re: [IAEP] email motion 2017-19

2017-12-02 Thread Sameer Verma
I second. +1 Sameer On Dec 1, 2017 11:35 AM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > Motion: To appoint Claudia Urrea to the oversight-board seat that opened > due to the resignation of Laura Vargas. This temporary appointment would > last until the next oversight board election in

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

2017-09-28 Thread Sameer Verma
t;>> >>>>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> >>>>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> I would like to add the following request to the >>>>>>> >>>>

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOB] motion to approve travel advance

2017-09-20 Thread Sameer Verma
ease proceed to assist Samson's travel >> planning as described below, Thanks! >> >> On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 11:07 AM, Ignacio Rodríguez < >> igna...@sugarlabs.org> wrote: >> >>> Same here. >>> +1 >>> >>> Please enjoy

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] motion to approve travel advance

2017-09-20 Thread Sameer Verma
I'll second the motion. Sameer On Sep 19, 2017 7:01 PM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > Alas, we have made no headway on my email regarding our travel advance > policy [1], but we have an important decision to make as soon as possible > [2]. > > As you know, we are hoping to

Re: [IAEP] The Father Of Mobile Computing Is Not Impressed

2017-09-17 Thread Sameer Verma
Good read. Thx. Sameer On Sep 17, 2017 1:42 PM, "Dave Crossland" wrote: > https://www.fastcompany.com/40435064/what-alan-kay-thinks- > about-the-iphone-and-technology-now > > ___ > IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop

Re: [IAEP] [OLPC-SF] OLPC-SF meeting postponed

2017-09-15 Thread Sameer Verma
Our September meeting will be tomorrow, Sept 16 in room 607 at the SFSU Downtown Center. 835 Market St. San Francisco CA 94103 10am to 1 pm Sameer On Sep 8, 2017 8:49 PM, "Andreas Gros" wrote: > Great! Looking forward to it > Andi > On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 12:20 AM Aaron

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

2017-09-15 Thread Sameer Verma
Hi Caryl, Free and open source software projects allow for forking by design as a way out of major disagreements. However if this disagreement is due to an intellectual property issue (as it appears to be in the current discussion), it is best handled by our legal counsel. Most of us are not

[IAEP] Candidacy for Sugarlabs Oversight Board 2017-2019.

2017-09-15 Thread Sameer Verma
if you are on the list. https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/File:SL_Member_List_verified_2017.ods If you would like to register to become a member, those instructions are at: https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_Labs/Members best, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco

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

2017-09-15 Thread Sameer Verma
+1 Sameer On Sep 15, 2017 7:15 AM, "Samson Goddy" wrote: > > > On Sep 15, 2017 3:12 PM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > > The discussion regarding the status of the xo-computer icon seems to be > going around in circles. In my opinion, this makes it

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

2017-09-14 Thread Sameer Verma
+1 Sameer On Sep 14, 2017 8:36 AM, "Adam Holt" wrote: > +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: >> >>

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

2017-09-06 Thread Sameer Verma
+1 Sameer On Sep 6, 2017 2:43 PM, "Ignacio Rodríguez" wrote: > It's +1 from me. > > But I will leave SLOBs once this happen, I honestly don't have time, and I > no longer feel motivated to be part of the SLOBs. > I will remain as a Sugar Labs, and will mantain some

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

2017-09-01 Thread Sameer Verma
Couldn't make it. Meeting conflict at work. Sameer On Aug 31, 2017 5:22 PM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > We have a meeting on Friday, 1 September at 19UTC. Please join us in > irc.freenode.net #sugar-meeting. Note that one option to connect is via > chat.sugarlabs.org in

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

2017-08-12 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:50 AM, Laura Vargas wrote: > > > 2017-08-11 9:23 GMT-05:00 Samson Goddy : >> >> >> >> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 3:08 PM, Laura Vargas >> wrote: >>> >>> >>> >>> 2017-08-11 8:54 GMT-05:00 Avni Khatri

Re: [IAEP] Motion 2017-08-10: Sugar Labs Financial Manager to have a monthly compensation

2017-08-12 Thread Sameer Verma
-1. This is a knee jerk reaction to a symptom. I'm not sure how it will solve any ongoing issues effectively. Sameer On Aug 10, 2017 8:35 AM, "Laura Vargas" wrote: > > Hi SLOB's and members all, > > I think we should learn from experience and start compensating doing

Re: [IAEP] URGENT action needed

2017-08-11 Thread Sameer Verma
+1 Sameer On Aug 10, 2017 4:44 PM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > I presume we need a motion and a vote on this. Time is of the essence, so > please respond ASAP. > > Motion: Samson Goddy has been selected as a Sugar Labs representative to > the Google Summer of Code mentor

Re: [IAEP] Voting systems

2017-07-07 Thread Sameer Verma
catch up with the log. > > > Ugh, me too. > > Are any votes required? > > Samson > > On Jul 7, 2017 10:54 PM, "Sameer Verma" <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: > >> As per our meeting today, here's a short list of voting systems from >> other

[IAEP] Voting systems

2017-07-07 Thread Sameer Verma
Voting: http://civs.cs.cornell.edu/ Helios: https://heliosvoting.org/ E-Vote: https://github.com/mdipierro/evote OpaVote: https://www.opavote.com/ cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu

Re: [IAEP] OLPC-SF June meeting third Saturday

2017-06-17 Thread Sameer Verma
The Ethiopia Report is live at https//youtu.be/dtU6jBg3OUM Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 10:14 PM, Aaron Borden <adbor...@live.com> wrote: > Hello folks, > > OLP

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 Sameer Verma
accounts. > I completely agree with this. To say that it's all Free Software and nothing else is a mis-characterization. To take this extreme fundamentalist viewpoint would imply not being able to use web servers like Apache (Open Source, but not Free software). Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Prof

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 Sameer Verma
...@lists.sugarlabs.org >>> http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel >>> >> >> While I think it is unconscionable for Sugar Labs not to shoulder the >> responsibility of the visa on behalf of one of our members, I will >> nonetheless second the motion, bad precedent and all, as it seems to be the >> only way to get unstuck. >> >> -walter >> >> -- >> Walter Bender >> Sugar Labs >> http://www.sugarlabs.org >> > -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep

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

2017-05-22 Thread Sameer Verma
ht after Wikipedia's own annual community > powwow in Montreal (https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org) co-located right in > the same city with DebConf17 (https://debconf17.debconf.org). Thanks in > advance to open-access librarians / factivist developers all for getting in > touch towards joi

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

2017-05-20 Thread Sameer Verma
+1 Sameer On May 19, 2017 9:01 AM, "Walter Bender" <walter.ben...@gmail.com> wrote: > +1 > > On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 11:56 AM, Sameer Verma <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: > >> I second. >> >> Sameer >> >> On May 19, 2017 5:50 AM, "

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

2017-05-19 Thread Sameer Verma
I second. Sameer On May 19, 2017 5:50 AM, "Walter Bender" wrote: Perhaps someone can second the motion so we can begin voting? On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 4:28 AM, Samson Goddy wrote: > Thank you all for the positive comments. But i am little

Re: [IAEP] OLPC-SF April meeting Saturday

2017-04-15 Thread Sameer Verma
Room change. We meet in DTC 607. Sixth floor. Sameer On Apr 13, 2017 10:08 PM, "Aaron Borden" wrote: > Hello folks, > > OLPC San Francisco will be hosting our monthly meeting Saturday, > April 15th, from 10AM - 1PM at the downtown SFSU campus, 835 Market > Street, 5th floor,

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

2017-03-11 Thread Sameer Verma
Youtube stream should be here: http://youtube.com/-4-GpTa-pJ0 Sameer On Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 9:42 AM, Sameer Verma <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: > Likely on Hangouts/YouTube at YouTube.com/olpcsf > > I'm on the train, getting there, but will ask Aaron to confirm and post >

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

2017-03-11 Thread Sameer Verma
pia. Come and >> see the new device at work. We'll have a discussion with the project >> lead Andres Gros of Facebook and project computer expert Sameer Verma of >> SFSU. Discussion will be moderated by Alex Kleider. >> >> We will have Ethiopian coffee and light snac

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

2017-03-10 Thread Sameer Verma
w device at work. We'll have a discussion with the project lead Andres Gros of Facebook and project computer expert Sameer Verma of SFSU. Discussion will be moderated by Alex Kleider. We will have Ethiopian coffee and light snacks. Agenda - Meet and greet - Ethiopia and the new OLPC XO-NL3 Laptop -

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] ping

2017-02-21 Thread Sameer Verma
+1 Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 6:21 PM, Walter Bender <walter.ben...@gmail.com> wrote: > Does anyone have anything to say regarding my Outreachy motion? > > regar

Re: [IAEP] OLPC-SF February meeting

2017-02-11 Thread Sameer Verma
Room change. We meet in DTC 607. Sixth floor of the same building. Sameer On Jan 31, 2017 11:54 PM, "Aaron D Borden" wrote: Hello folks, OLPC San Francisco will be hosting our monthly meeting Saturday, February 11th, from 10AM - 1PM at the downtown SFSU campus, 835 Market

Re: [IAEP] OLPC-SF 9th anniversary meeting this Saturday

2017-01-14 Thread Sameer Verma
Meeting room change. We've moved to 607. Sameer On Jan 9, 2017 8:56 AM, "Aaron D Borden" wrote: > Hello folks, > > OLPC San Francisco will be hosting our monthly meeting Saturday, > January 14th, from 10AM - 1PM at the downtown SFSU campus, 835 Market > Street, 5th floor,

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

2016-12-03 Thread Sameer Verma
>> The publicity on this has been terrible. > > Actually non-existent, because there is nothing to publicize. > >> >> I don't know who is in charge, > > No one is in charge. I am the SLOB rep, but would prefer a non-SLOB to chair the elections. Sameer -- S

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

2016-11-04 Thread Sameer Verma
Sorry, I couldn't make it. Too many meetings, plus OLPC SF Community Summit begins this evening. Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 4:09 AM, Walter Bender <walter.ben...@gmail.com>

[IAEP] Why Your Open Source Project Is Not A Product

2016-09-10 Thread Sameer Verma
https://www.linux.com/blog/why-your-open-source-project-not-product We've talked about this before. We are not alone in dealing with this distinction of an ongoing project vs what people use in schools etc. Sameer ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project

[IAEP] Sugarcamp at OLPC SF

2016-09-10 Thread Sameer Verma
We are looking to host OLPC SF community summit on Nov 4, 5 and 6 (pending some confirmation on logistics). There was also some conversation around hosting a sugarcamp in conjunction with the summit. Thoughts? Sameer ___ IAEP -- It's An Education

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] meeting reminder

2016-09-05 Thread Sameer Verma
. Traveling back to San Francisco today. Sameer On Sep 1, 2016 11:08 PM, "Sameer Verma" <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: I plan to attend, but I'm traveling (flying tonight) into Miami, and there may be flight delays due to the hurricane situation. Sameer On Sep 1, 2016 10:32 AM, "Walte

Re: [IAEP] [OLPC-SF] OLPC-SF July meeting this Saturday

2016-07-11 Thread Sameer Verma
On Jul 11, 2016 3:48 PM, "Dave Crossland" <d...@lab6.com> wrote: > > > > On 11 July 2016 at 14:20, Sameer Verma <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: >> >> No minutes taken. Our usual note taker is out. so is the back up. >> Plus, our meetings are

Re: [IAEP] [OLPC-SF] OLPC-SF July meeting this Saturday

2016-07-11 Thread Sameer Verma
No minutes taken. Our usual note taker is out. so is the back up. Plus, our meetings are more informal than most (although we do document) and the process was more conversational. The good news is that we did come up with formalized vision and mission statements (just posted on OLPC-SF list), and

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] meeting reminder

2016-06-30 Thread Sameer Verma
On Jun 30, 2016 3:08 AM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > > We have a Sugar Labs oversight meeting on Friday, 1 July at 19:00 UTC (See [1]). Please join us on 1rc.freenode.net #sugar-meetring > Typo. #sugar-meeting Sameer > See [2] for the current list of agenda items. > >

Re: [IAEP] Sugarlabs and Sugar are different

2016-06-27 Thread Sameer Verma
rlabs.org/go/Vision_proposal_2016/Call_2 > > Thanks. I think your notes (below) are a lot more useful. > On 24 June 2016 at 18:20, Sameer Verma <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: >> >> > > 3) There are several confounding variables at play. For example, Sugar is >> a

Re: [IAEP] Sugarlabs and Sugar are different

2016-06-27 Thread Sameer Verma
ject: 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 at 22:28, Caryl Bigenho <cbige...@hotmail.com> wrote: > > > On 24 June 2016 at 18:20, S

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Sugarlabs and Sugar are different

2016-06-27 Thread Sameer Verma
_Strategic_Plan.pdf Sameer > Lionel. > > 2016-06-25 0:20 GMT+02:00 Sameer Verma <sve...@sfsu.edu>: > >> It's been interesting to watch the conversations around vision, mission, >> marketing, etc. over the last few weeks. Several observations emerge. H

Re: [IAEP] Sugarlabs and Sugar are different

2016-06-27 Thread Sameer Verma
t; > You can right-click and save the webm video. It will play in Firefox or Chrome/ Chromium natively. Sameer > On Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 11:31 AM, Sameer Verma <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: > >> >> Thank you, Caryl :-) I was a bit pressed for time (I had to pick up my >>

Re: [IAEP] Sugarlabs and Sugar are different

2016-06-25 Thread Sameer Verma
://assoc.drupal.org/about cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 7:28 PM, Caryl Bigenho <cbige...@hotmail.com> wrote: > Hi All... > > Very well done Sameer! I hope everyone takes the a

[IAEP] Sugarlabs and Sugar are different

2016-06-24 Thread Sameer Verma
are related. I hope this will bring some clarity. https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/images/1/18/Sugarlabs-strategy-overview.webm cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ ___ IAEP -- It's

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Motion: to undertake a fund raising drive.

2016-06-05 Thread Sameer Verma
act as a roadmap (time frame 3 to 5 years) but also then justify request for funds for said Tasks. The funds can be through a fundraising campaign or grants etc. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ Sean > > > __

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] GSoC mentor stipend motion

2016-05-11 Thread Sameer Verma
Approve. Sameer On May 6, 2016 4:49 PM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > At today's Sugar Labs oversight board meeting [1], we discussed the motion > submitted by Sebastian Silva to allow the mentors participating in Google > Summer of Code to disperse the mentor stipend among

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] Yoruba i18n motion

2016-05-07 Thread Sameer Verma
Approve. Sameer On May 6, 2016 6:40 PM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > At today's Sugar Labs oversight board meeting [1], we discussed the motion > submitted by Chris Leonard to fund a program for translation of Sugar into > Yoruba, one of the three main languages spoken in

Re: [IAEP] Newbie on Sugar

2016-05-01 Thread Sameer Verma
Thanks! Sameer On Sun, May 1, 2016 at 3:03 PM, Sam P. <sam@sam.today> wrote: > For web activities, there is: > https://developer.sugarlabs.org/activity.md.html > > On 2 May 2016 5:03:57 AM AEST, Sameer Verma <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: >> >> I'm looking for inst

[IAEP] Newbie on Sugar

2016-05-01 Thread Sameer Verma
I'm looking for instructions for a newbie to get started on building HTML 5 activities for Sugar. The students in question are in high school, and have minimal coding experience. Typical equipment is either a Mac or Windows laptop. No prior OLPC or Sugar experience. Ideas? Starting points? My

Re: [IAEP] Motions to create position of Translation-Community Manager

2016-04-09 Thread Sameer Verma
bs.org/go/Translation-Community_Manager. > +1 > I further move that Chris Leonard be named to this position effective > immediately. Abstain. > > At Adam's request, I am adding a third motion: > > I move that the Translation-Community Manager be paid a stipend of $1000 per > mont

Re: [IAEP] [SLOBS] Action needed on two issues

2016-04-09 Thread Sameer Verma
workshops that fall under the guise > promotion of Turtle Blocks but otherwise has discretion in organizing and > funding these events, within the budget constraints of grant and the travel > guidelines of the SFC. > Aye. Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Syst

Re: [IAEP] OLPC-SF March meeting

2016-03-12 Thread Sameer Verma
Note: We have moved to Room 610, sixth floor, same building. Sameer On Mar 10, 2016 8:07 AM, "Aaron D Borden" wrote: > Hello folks, > > OLPC San Francisco will be hosting our monthly meeting Saturday, > March 12th, from 10AM - 1PM at the downtown SFSU campus, 835 Market >

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOB] meeting reminder

2016-03-04 Thread Sameer Verma
Apologies for missing the meeting. I came down with the flu. Lost my voice as well. Still loopy on meds, but will try to catch up soon. Sameer On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 8:28 AM, Walter Bender wrote: > We have a Sugar Labs oversight board meeting tomorrow (Friday), 4 March,

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] scheduling our next meeting

2016-02-04 Thread Sameer Verma
>> >>> Hi all, >>> >>> First, thanks to all of you that give me their vote. Really appreciate >>> your confidence. >>> >>> I guess that UTC 15h00-17h00 should be okay on most timezone. >>> I can manage it if we plan meetin

Re: [IAEP] [SLOB] scheduling our next meeting

2016-02-03 Thread Sameer Verma
I'm OK with times between 9AM and 10PM, except for 12pm to 4pm and 7pm to 10pm on Mondays and Wednesdays (teaching schedule). Weekends are OK too, but not as structured. All times are Pacific. Cheers, Sameer On Feb 2, 2016 12:17 PM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > It being 3AM

[IAEP] Candidacy for Sugar Labs Oversight Board

2015-12-28 Thread Sameer Verma
with you all for the years to come. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http://olpcjamaica.org.jm/ ___ IAEP -- It's

Re: [IAEP] OLPC-SF September meeting this Saturday

2015-09-12 Thread Sameer Verma
Note room change for the meeting today. We met in Room 610 (sixth floor) instead of 597 in the same building. Sameer On Sep 10, 2015 9:09 AM, "Aaron Borden" wrote: > Hello folks, > > OLPC San Francisco will be hosting our monthly meeting Saturday, > September 12th, from 10AM

Re: [IAEP] Sugar DIgest 2015-05-26

2015-05-26 Thread Sameer Verma
Just saw the news as well. https://mail.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2015-May/msg00027.html I exchanged a few notes with him about his illness some time ago (my mother had the same. She passed away a few months ago). Marco seemed to be doing better. His work will live on. Sameer On May

Re: [IAEP] [Olpc-open] Nepal quake

2015-04-26 Thread Sameer Verma
. Cheers, Christoph Am 25.04.2015 22:04 schrieb Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu: Anybody have any updates from our friends in Nepal? I saw one post on OLENepal's Facebook page and that's it. News out of Nepal is very disturbing :-( I hope they are ok. Sameer

Re: [IAEP] [Olpc-open] Nepal quake

2015-04-26 Thread Sameer Verma
On Apr 26, 2015 9:30 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Thanks Christoph? Thanks Christoph! Excuse the typo. Sameer I cannot even begin to imagine what it will take to rebuild and re-establish. All the people I know in Nepal have now checked in as safe, but clearly that's not the case

[IAEP] Nepal quake

2015-04-25 Thread Sameer Verma
Anybody have any updates from our friends in Nepal? I saw one post on OLENepal's Facebook page and that's it. News out of Nepal is very disturbing :-( I hope they are ok. Sameer ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)

Re: [IAEP] Laura de Reynal at OLPC-SF tomorrow!

2015-04-10 Thread Sameer Verma
Room change. We meet in 612 on the 6th floor. Same building. Sameer On Apr 10, 2015 12:53 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Super excited that Laura de Reynal will be joining us tomorrow for OLPC-SF's April meeting! She'll be talking about Mozilla's Webmaker (https://webmaker.org

[IAEP] Laura de Reynal at OLPC-SF tomorrow!

2015-04-10 Thread Sameer Verma
of OLPC France and was very active in Nosy Komba, Madagascar and with us in OLPC Jamaica. ALEARN, as they used to say ;-) See you tomorrow!!! cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [IAEP] Planning for the future (Samuel Greenfeld)

2015-03-13 Thread Sameer Verma
status around the world (good, bad, it's all publicity). This may be a lot to digest, but unless we address of these issues, this project will go nowhere fast. best, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [IAEP] Intel's attempt at an offline server

2015-01-26 Thread Sameer Verma
this looks like an interesting effort. Oh, and I really do like the inclusion of a (supposedly) 5 hour battery as this will come in really handy in places such as Nepal, rural Peru, etc. Just my 2 eurocents, Christoph On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 3:47 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: http

[IAEP] Intel's attempt at an offline server

2015-01-23 Thread Sameer Verma
http://linuxgizmos.com/intel-spins-ubuntu-based-education-access-point/ cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http://olpcjamaica.org.jm

[IAEP] Watch WEB: The Film for free today

2014-11-17 Thread Sameer Verma
about the new opportunities, communities and changes that modern technology brings with it. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http://olpcjamaica.org.jm

Re: [IAEP] [Grassroots-l] OLPC-SF Community Summit and Turtle Art Day

2014-10-17 Thread Sameer Verma
) 12PM -12:45 Fix-it Session (Alex Kleider, Nina Stawski, Hilary Naylor) Lunch 12:45PM to 2PM 2:00PM - 2:45PM Lightning talks: project updates in 5 minutes each. Jamaica, India, Tanzania, Australia, Madagascar, and more 2:50PM- 3:35PM Analytics in Nepal and Australia (Sameer Verma, Martin Abente) 3

[IAEP] Fwd: [OLPC-SF] Call For Proposals: OLPC SF Community Summit 2014

2014-09-17 Thread Sameer Verma
-- Forwarded message -- From: Hilary Naylor hnay...@gmail.com Date: Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 8:54 AM Subject: [OLPC-SF] Call For Proposals: OLPC SF Community Summit 2014 To: olpc-sf olpc...@lists.laptop.org dear all, OLPC-SF has opened proposal submission for the 2014 Community

[IAEP] WEB the film

2014-09-16 Thread Sameer Verma
This project has a new site. You can also watch the whole documentary on sites such as iTunes, Amazon, Google Play etc. by paying for it. I'm also looking into screening in San Francisco. http://webthefilm.com/ Sameer ___ IAEP -- It's An Education

[IAEP] A very cool project with TurtleArt

2014-09-08 Thread Sameer Verma
Found a very cool project made with TurtleArt! http://joshburker.blogspot.com/2014/04/3d-printed-turtleart-stamps-for-clay.html Talk about covering S, T, E, A, and M! cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [IAEP] In-person, online or both? | OLPC San Francisco (Sameer Verma)

2014-08-29 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 2:45 AM, Lionel Laské lio...@olpc-france.org wrote: Drupal error :-( Fixed. Sameer Lionel. 2014-08-27 18:00 GMT+02:00 iaep-requ...@lists.sugarlabs.org: Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:10:59 -0700 From: Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu To: OLPC SF olpc

Re: [IAEP] In-person, online or both? | OLPC San Francisco

2014-08-29 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 2:10 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: How will you participate in the upcoming OLPC San Francisco Community Summit 2014? Let us know, so we can plan accordingly. http://www.olpcsf.org/node/212 Cheers, Sameer I got a few queries on how we were planning to run

[IAEP] In-person, online or both? | OLPC San Francisco

2014-08-26 Thread Sameer Verma
How will you participate in the upcoming OLPC San Francisco Community Summit 2014? Let us know, so we can plan accordingly. http://www.olpcsf.org/node/212 Cheers, Sameer ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)

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