[IAEP] NYC Community Summit Schedule - Saturday Nov 21st 1-4PM

2009-11-20 Thread Adam Holt
on time for our special guest!*) Sameer Verma - 5min - San Francisco's similarly path-breaking approach Caroline Meeks - 10min - Learning Goals, how Sugar supports them, Teacher Training: http://prezi.com/cv5do02tj-0y http://prezi.com/cv5do02tj-0y/ Adam Holt

[IAEP] Laptops?!?

2010-02-01 Thread Adam Holt
will come from. I see a potential to open the minds of our children to other realities, other worlds, give them new dreams, broader horizons. So last Saturday at a CrisisCamp http://www.crisiscommons.org in NYC, when I heard Adam Holt and Allison Bland, exhausted from an early morning train

[IAEP] Permission to use certain texts translated into Kreyol by Allendy Doxy

2010-02-02 Thread Adam Holt
Can educators plz help Geraldine (volunteer liaison to publishers worldwide, doing a fantastic job) focus her search below on what content/e-book/subjects Haitian kids need most on OLPC's XO Laptops running the Sugar Learning Platform? Please reply to olpc-ha...@lists.laptop.org and/or post

[IAEP] Need in Haiti: inexpensive portable projectors for OLPC/XO classrooms

2010-02-03 Thread Adam Holt
WavePlace and other Haiti Education efforts keep asking me the same thing, in NYC and elsewhere--who can answer: How can in-classroom (and out-of-classroom?!) cheap portable overhead projectors be rigged to XOs -- by hook or by crook -- /and what models/arrangements are best?/ Aside from this

Re: [IAEP] Need in Haiti: inexpensive portable projectors for OLPC/XO classrooms

2010-02-03 Thread Adam Holt
Mr frÿffe9dÿffe9ric pouchal wrote: RoyalTek RPJ-2000 Pico Projector and a usb-to-vga (sisusb) card work perfectly well http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Adding_USB_SVGA http://www.royaltek.com/ the projector is 640x480 , Osram’s LED that last over 2 hours , 3M optical engine

[IAEP] Haitian Creole for Education Community Dinner -- Saturday with OLPC/Sugar NYC

2010-02-03 Thread Adam Holt
arrives... --Adam Holt ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep

Re: [IAEP] Haitian Creole for Education Community Dinner -- Saturday with OLPC/Sugar NYC

2010-02-05 Thread Adam Holt
community guide to a more creative-collaborative 21st century, if not the elders who wrote it back in 2010 -- when these kids turn 95 too. No matter how high the oceans in that year when that next (22nd) century quickly arrives... --Adam Holt ___ IAEP

[IAEP] Fwd: Announcing OLPC OS 11.3.0 for XO-1, XO-1.5 and XO-1.75

2011-11-01 Thread Adam Holt
Subject:Announcing OLPC OS 11.3.0 for XO-1, XO-1.5 and XO-1.75 Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2011 22:27:45 + From: Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org To: OLPC Devel de...@lists.laptop.org Hi, We're pleased to announce the release of OLPC OS 11.3.0 for XO-1, XO-1.5 and as a provisional release

Re: [IAEP] What Sugar documentation do deployments need?

2012-01-27 Thread Adam Holt
On 1/27/2012 12:07 PM, Pablo Flores wrote: This question is meant for people working on OLPC/Sugar deployment teams: What documentation do you think is important to have about Sugar and to keep updated? This arises from the idea that's being discussed in the mailing lists about making a

Re: [IAEP] OLPC BBQ: A Model Community School in Madagascar! (Sun May 6, Toronto)

2012-04-30 Thread Adam Holt
itself just posted to its official blog: http://blog.laptop.org/2012/04/25/images-from-olpc-haiti/ On 4/17/2012 10:36 AM, Adam Holt wrote: -=-=-=-=-=- French Invite Follows English -=-=-=-=-=- International volunteers are making an explosive difference, at a small OLPC school in NW

[IAEP] Sugar 1.0 Dreams; SF SugarCamp++ Oct 22-24 Invite

2012-08-08 Thread Adam Holt
We've come a long way baby...remember when Sugar 0.82 in 2008 was the be-it end-all of open education?? :) Now let's pray Simon joins us in San Francisco Oct 19-21 (http://olpcSF.org/summit) and for SugarCamp++'s ensuing 3 days Oct 22-24 (Mon to Wed) /you can help shape here:

Re: [IAEP] evolution or revolution? .....android+sugar+doors = oui?

2012-09-13 Thread Adam Holt
Thanks Scott, Can you think about explaining this in person in San Francisco anytime Oct 19-24 during our 2 OLPC/Sugar events there? http://olpcSF.org/summit EARLY DRAFT SCHEDULE POSTED (Oct 19-21) http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugarcamp_SF_2012 30 PRELIMINARY RSVP'S SO FAR (Oct

[IAEP] XS Community Edition 0.2 Release Invitation

2013-02-10 Thread Adam Holt
Toronto-area School Server Hack Sprint This weekend, seven dedicated souls pulled together to solidify, plan and build -- getting to know each other much better en route. What will schools worldwide really want from a server in the coming 10 years? What's the most constructive community solid

[IAEP] XS Community Edition 0.3 (Release Candidate 1)

2013-05-15 Thread Adam Holt
A big thank you to anyone who can test RC1, almost three months after XSCE 0.2 -- we now have big changes for all to try out with the imminent XSCE 0.3: * XSCE runs on XOs' brand new OLPC OS 13.1.0, thanks to XSCE's fast migration from Fedora 17 to 18 these past weeks * XSCE now runs

[IAEP] Hidden Heroes of OLPC Live Interview: Afghanistan Enabling Literacy+Learning

2013-06-21 Thread Adam Holt
Coming Monday 5PM NYC Time @ http://youtube.com/UnleashKids With special guests Mike Dawson and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carol_Ruth_Silver who will mention her new book, on what it means to be a Freedom Rider 50yrs later. Hosted by Mike Lee Volunteers! Full Announcement at:

[IAEP] Fwd: [Educators] OLPC and astronomy

2013-06-26 Thread Adam Holt
From: Bastien b...@laptop.org Date: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 5:26 PM Subject: Re: [Educators] OLPC and astronomy To: José Raeiro zerae...@gmail.com Cc: educat...@lists.laptop.org Hi José, José Raeiro zerae...@gmail.com writes: Is there any astronomy tool in the standard software pack that comes

[IAEP] why we're all here ?! (Nepal's very special presentation, after 5 years)

2013-07-07 Thread Adam Holt
1) OLE Nepal's live video presentation of their OLPC/Sugar deployment work begins 9AM NYC Time tomorrow (Monday, July 8) off this site: http://youtube.com/unleashkids OLE Nepal's Executive Director Rabi Karmacharya will be accompanied by his Program Manager (Subir Pradhanang) and

Re: [IAEP] Community Schoolserver Sprint Video Wrapup: Saturday 10AM NYC Time!

2013-07-13 Thread Adam Holt
Google limits us to 10 simultaneous video participants, please be patient viewing the live feed if we reach this limit, and Thanks Much *for Attending this Progressive Discussion!!* On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM, Adam Holt h...@laptop.org wrote: This intensive weeklong XSCE sprint (School Server

[IAEP] Aug 1: OLPC France gives us ALL an OLPC Chance

2013-07-29 Thread Adam Holt
A handful of idealistic Frenchies built a stronger implementation/contributors/fundraising volunteer community than possibly all other countries, but how? Supporting an actual island village in Madagascar with solar-powered inter-island Wifi? What on earth's behind this FranXOfrique

[IAEP] Fri Aug 2: OLPC France gives us ALL an OLPC Chance

2013-07-30 Thread Adam Holt
24hr delay, France will make you Dance, Friday 11AM NYC Time! Revised Announcements: http://planet.laptop.org http://olpcnews.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A handful of idealistic Frenchies built a stronger

[IAEP] It's An Etoys Project! [LIVE, Monday 12 Noon NYC Time]

2013-08-18 Thread Adam Holt
Who can remember the early years of OLPC, when Etoys was considered as the kids' operating system for all XO laptops, prior to Sugar? Come learn the true story behind this powerful ongoing adventure, that arose from Alan Kay's infamous 1972 Dynabook demo, and whose legacy continues as Etoys today

Re: [IAEP] It's An Etoys Project! [LIVE, Monday 12 Noon NYC Time]

2013-08-19 Thread Adam Holt
*Live in 40min:* thanks all for bringing serious questions to Rita Bert Freudenberg's kids-are-my-career experience ! On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 10:16 AM, Adam Holt h...@laptop.org wrote: Who can remember the early years of OLPC, when Etoys was considered as the kids' operating system for all

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Digest 2013-10-22

2013-10-22 Thread Adam Holt
On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 10:33 AM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.comwrote: (c) We need to hold an election for four positions on the oversight board. Claudia, Daniel, and Gonzalo are continuing. The terms for Adam, Gerald, Chris and I are all expiring. Details to be posted shortly. Small

Re: [IAEP] [support-gang] Does Your Project Need Volunteers?

2014-04-04 Thread Adam Holt
Thanks Caryl: In my opinion, here are the TOP 10 COUNTRIES with the most immediate, meaningful and structured OLPC/Sugar volunteer opportunities today: - Cambodia - http://cambodiapride.org - France - http://olpc-france.org - Ghana - http://ghanatogether.org - Haiti -

[IAEP] Fwd: [Server-devel] XSCE Release 5.1

2014-07-27 Thread Adam Holt
*This is just the beginning, but quite monumental work has been achieved below by Tim Moody, George Hunt and Team here =)* From: Tim Moody t...@timmoody.com Date: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 7:57 PM Subject: [Server-devel] XSCE Release 5.1 To: xsce-de...@googlegroups.com, Internet In a Box Working

Re: [IAEP] laptop.org listservers dead?

2014-12-15 Thread Adam Holt
Reuben Caron working on it. Supported by Martin Langhoff, Paul Fox, James Cameron. Pray archives+all come back together soon! On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 11:59 AM, Sebastian Silva sebast...@fuentelibre.org wrote: Hi, At first I thought it was a transient problem, but half our community is

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

2015-01-06 Thread Adam Holt
Wednesday is actually Jan 7 (not 8th). Is that (Wedn) OK with everyone during the hour laid out by Walter? On Jan 6, 2015 8:28 AM, Gonzalo Odiard godi...@sugarlabs.org wrote: Works for me On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 10:05 AM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.com wrote: I was remiss in

[IAEP] Fwd: Announcing OLPC OS 13.2.3 for XO-1.75 and XO-4

2015-03-18 Thread Adam Holt
Many Thanks James Testers ! From: James Cameron qu...@laptop.org Date: Mar 18, 2015 10:11 PM Subject: Announcing OLPC OS 13.2.3 for XO-1.75 and XO-4 To: de...@lists.laptop.org G'day, We're pleased to announce the release of OLPC OS 13.2.3 for XO-1.75 and XO-4. It is Sugar 0.104 on Fedora

Re: [IAEP] Will anything change this time?

2015-03-10 Thread Adam Holt
If Sebastian becomes the Elections Committee which is fine with me, how do we avoid a more-than-Clintonesque conflict-of-interest with his wife running for office, and himself running the election? On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 2:06 PM, Sebastian Silva sebast...@fuentelibre.org wrote: Yes, Exactly

[IAEP] Sugarizer on School Server! (Thur Apr 2, 10AM NYC Time)

2015-03-28 Thread Adam Holt
Please join our weekly Thursday public call (10AM NYC Time) with special guest from Paris: Lionel Laske (https://twitter.com/lionellaske) President of http://olpc-france.org Founder of http://Sugarizer.org He'll explain the evolution of Sugarizer -- while he guides us integrating this

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Numbers

2015-05-16 Thread Adam Holt
On May 16, 2015 6:29 AM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: Dan - if you are sincerely interested in the numbers, why don't you write to the education ministries? In serious research, as in serious journalism, you need to consult official sources. Ground-truthing takes years but yes is

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Numbers

2015-05-16 Thread Adam Holt
On May 16, 2015 10:29 PM, Sora Edwards-Thro s...@unleashkids.org wrote: In Haiti, OLPC sent laptops to four towns: Kenscoff, Lascahobas, Thomazeau, and Jacmel. As far as I know, the OLPC nonprofits (OLPCF OLPCA) had little to do with selecting these four Haiti towns, and their in-country

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Numbers

2015-05-15 Thread Adam Holt
On May 15, 2015 10:44 PM, Dan Tenason dan.tena...@mail.ru wrote: The Sugar Labs website is still stating Sugar's Activities are used every school day by nearly 3 million children. Mr Daley stated this number is based on Total number of XOs shipped as reported by OLPC + total number of copies of

Re: [IAEP] Sugarizer on School Server! (Thur Apr 2, 10AM NYC Time)

2015-04-01 Thread Adam Holt
10AM NYC Time Thursday, talking about the future too!* On Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 5:38 PM, Adam Holt h...@laptop.org wrote: Please join our weekly Thursday public call (10AM NYC Time) with special guest from Paris: Lionel Laske (https://twitter.com/lionellaske) President of http://olpc

Re: [IAEP] Sugarizer on School Server! (Thur Apr 2, 10AM NYC Time)

2015-04-02 Thread Adam Holt
://docs.google.com/document/d/1o6QtzLb6e58YKWqMf_junux2XyBRLFm31un8YLcYslg On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 1:02 PM, Adam Holt h...@laptop.org wrote: All April 1st pranks aside, the world today has forgotten that France was a leader in the pre-OLPC movement in 1981 when the *Centre Mondial Informatique

[IAEP] Taking OpenStreetMap Offline - DESIGN Call - Thur June 11, 10AM EDT / 2PM UTC

2015-06-04 Thread Adam Holt
Who's attending http://stateofthemap.us at the UN in NYC this weekend? Who's most serious about bringing OpenStreetMap's opportunities and rapid progress into the hands of the world's offline poor -- kids and all, American and Swahili? Wanna Take This Map Outside, offline and off the grid, where

[IAEP] School Server Summit/Sprint Oct 10-13 in Toronto!

2015-06-18 Thread Adam Holt
Mark your calendars if you care about school servers and offline digital libraries of any kind! The Community Edition of OLPC's XS school server (XSCE) has made tremendous advances over the past year, as more countries (Ghana, Rwanda, Fiji etc) now have emerging deployments, while the work in

Re: [IAEP] Taking OpenStreetMap Offline - DESIGN Call - Thur June 11, 10AM EDT / 2PM UTC

2015-06-11 Thread Adam Holt
On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 2:30 PM, Adam Holt h...@laptop.org wrote: Who's attending http://stateofthemap.us at the UN in NYC this weekend? Who's most serious about bringing OpenStreetMap's opportunities and rapid progress into the hands of the world's offline poor -- kids and all, American

[IAEP] 2 stunning live broadcasts @ OLPC/SF community summit

2015-10-24 Thread Adam Holt
OLPC Canada's Exec Director Jennifer Martino just now wrapped up her talk on "OLPC Canada: EdTech for Aboriginal Youth" and the video's already live off: http://olpcsf.org/node/227 http://youtu.be/iy77tvRtCwc VERY powerful! I strongly urge you to check her out -- no matter how you feel about

Re: [IAEP] 2 stunning live broadcasts @ OLPC/SF community summit

2015-10-24 Thread Adam Holt
On Sat, Oct 24, 2015 at 3:31 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > OLPC Canada's Exec Director Jennifer Martino just now wrapped up her talk > on "OLPC Canada: EdTech for Aboriginal Youth" and the video's already live > off: > http://olpcsf.org/node/227 > http:

Re: [IAEP] [UKids] Re: [XSCE] 2 stunning live broadcasts @ OLPC/SF community summit

2015-10-25 Thread Adam Holt
rry > > > On October 24, 2015 at 2:31 PM Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > > > > > > OLPC Canada's Exec Director Jennifer Martino just now wrapped up her talk > > on "OLPC Canada: EdTech for Aboriginal Youth" and the video's already > > live

[IAEP] XO Veterans/Remembrance Day..is our Legacy on FIRE?

2015-11-11 Thread Adam Holt
I've spoken a dozen different people suddenly VERY interested in rooting the new "$34.99" Amazon Fire tablet for schools, orphanages, libraries and maker spaces across the developing world, since this became possible earlier this week, beyond just installing .APK's on Amazon's transmogrified

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

2015-10-05 Thread Adam Holt
On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 7:05 PM, James Cameron wrote: > G'day Walter, > > It has emerged that 23 UTC is not 6pm Boston. > > Could meetings be called using only UTC please? ;-) > If so use: http://google.com/search?q=utc+time I like Bert Freudenberg prefer to pick 1 real city

[IAEP] "Google accused of tracking school kids after it promised not to"

2015-12-02 Thread Adam Holt
Electronic Frontier Foundation* says Google collects data from students and uses it to target ads and improve its products*. "The digital rights group said Google’s use of the data, collected through its Google for Education program, puts the company in breach of Section 5 of the Federal

Re: [IAEP] [UKids] "Google accused of tracking school kids after it promised not to"

2015-12-02 Thread Adam Holt
Jerry > > 1. https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Web_Services > > On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 9:33 AM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: >> >> Electronic Frontier Foundation says Google collects data from students and uses it to target ads and improve its products. >> &

[IAEP] Android 5.0 for "$50" Amazon Tablet

2015-12-02 Thread Adam Holt
Perhaps Amazon will have to face Transvestite OS's becoming legal, now that Transvestite People are increasingly legal?? By CyanogenMod, who yesterday published this recipe for removing the bloatware pollution(*) from Amazon's new tablets:

Re: [IAEP] [UKids] "Google accused of tracking school kids after it promised not to"

2015-12-02 Thread Adam Holt
://cyber.law.harvard.edu/research/studentprivacy https://washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2014/03/06/why-a-student-privacy-bill-of-rights-is-desperately-needed/ On Dec 2, 2015 8:32 PM, "Adam Holt" <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > > Google goes for the Trump defense, denyin

Re: [IAEP] [UKids] "Google accused of tracking school kids after it promised not to"

2015-12-02 Thread Adam Holt
-chrome-sync On Dec 2, 2015 1:00 PM, "Adam Holt" <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > On Dec 2, 2015 11:02 AM, "Jerry Vonau" <jvon...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > That was one of the fears I had about enabling sugar's webservices[1]. I > was refusing to imp

[IAEP] "Top 50 Educational Apps Are Mostly All Stuck In The Stone Age"

2015-12-12 Thread Adam Holt
Not unlike stone tablets, used in classrooms since 1900BC, and similar slates used in classrooms until about 1930- anyway that's the comparison made here by* Jordan Shapiro* who reviews educational apps professionally:

[IAEP] School Server Meeting Minutes Posted

2015-12-17 Thread Adam Holt
Excellently productive 2 hours, as an early definition of XSCE 6.1 begins to take shape, and many in-person events around the planet (across 2016) are firming up more solidly. As usual I couldn't possibly keep up transcribing so much material progress, but the outline is here for all to please

[IAEP] School Server / Internet-in-a-Box meeting minutes posted

2015-12-10 Thread Adam Holt
Great news from India & Nicaragua this week, and some great experimentation on Live .iso's (Fedora 22 and Fedora 23) coming from Canada. Thanks all for clarifying/correcting your contributions in the minutes, since my typing cannot possibly keep up with all these great efforts, live right here:

Re: [IAEP] I'm candidate

2015-12-14 Thread Adam Holt
On Dec 14, 2015 5:02 PM, "Lionel Laské" wrote: > > Hi all, > > I'm proud to announce that I'm candidate for the SugarLabs Oversight board [1]. > For those that don't know me, I've updated my profile here [2]. > > Hope to be able to join the team. > > Best regards from

[IAEP] School Server Call 10AM EST Thursday

2015-12-15 Thread Adam Holt
Thanks for injecting Internet-in-a-Box and related topics that matter most, into our agenda here: http://tinyurl.com/xsceminutes I don't know if we have time this Thursday (Dec 17) but sometime in the coming month we will discuss proper integration of Sugarizer within XSCE/IIAB. See you

[IAEP] Fwd: [support-gang] More: Deadline Today!

2016-01-03 Thread Adam Holt
-- Forwarded message -- From: "Caryl Bigenho" Date: Jan 3, 2016 1:07 AM Subject: [support-gang] More: Deadline Today! To: "IAEP" , "Community Support Volunteers -- who help respond t" Cc: > Hi … > > I

[IAEP] School Server Call: Thursday 10AM NYC Time

2016-01-06 Thread Adam Holt
Exciting times as we approached Los Angeles' massive Linux show in 2 weeks ( socallinuxexpo.org) where quite a number of us will be presenting Jan 21-24. Not only will we be showing off XSCE 6.0 (OLPC Schools Server, Community Edition) and Internet-in-a-Box packaged up and ready to go on new

[IAEP] Tony Anderson's platform, running for Sugar Labs Oversight Board

2015-12-29 Thread Adam Holt
Very encouraging to see Sugaristas' Long Term Support discussions of any kind: how to innovate sustaining old hardware with new software, how to balance hacker contributors' critical motivations with 3rd world educators' excruciating economics, how to think about Server-Sugar interactions evolving

[IAEP] School Server + Sugarizer 0.6 to 0.7 Summary Minutes

2015-12-30 Thread Adam Holt
Thanks everyone who joined the Sugarizer+School Server call very early this morning! Extra special thanks to Lionel for taking time out of his family vacation, and Tim who put together the flawless live collaboration demo everyone took part in together, essentially a working XSCE+Sugarizer. All

[IAEP] "Free collaborative apps for 1:1 classrooms"

2016-01-09 Thread Adam Holt
On Sat, Jan 9, 2016 at 6:08 AM, samson goddy wrote: > Someone tweeted @sugar_labs via twitter, asking if the sugarlabs might be > interested in this application. But it seems like she does not know that > Sugar Labs has an OS. But the interesting thing is the approach

[IAEP] School Server Weekly Call: Focus India/Asia

2015-12-23 Thread Adam Holt
Starting in 20 min, join us live if you can: http://tinyurl.com/xsceminutes Please add to the above agenda! Backchannel text chat: select channel #schoolserver at http://webchat.freenode.net -- Unsung Heroes of OLPC, interviewed live @ http://unleashkids.org

Re: [IAEP] [support-gang] [UKids] Amzn Fire Sale No More: pricing rises 86% !

2015-11-30 Thread Adam Holt
ion/action/child-rights http://childrenandbusiness.org Sent from my iPhone > > On Nov 30, 2015, at 6:32 AM, Sora Edwards-Thro <s...@unleashkids.org> > wrote: > > On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 9:21 AM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: >> >> FWIW "$64.99 Amazon

Re: [IAEP] [UKids] Amzn Fire Sale No More: pricing rises 86% !

2015-11-30 Thread Adam Holt
On Nov 30, 2015 8:27 AM, "Nick Doiron" wrote: > The tablet will return to the cheap price from time to time, and get cheaper in the long run as it is mass produced. I would not make the assumption that hardware costs are retail price are so correlated. Anybody is free to

[IAEP] Amzn Fire Sale No More: pricing rises 86% !

2015-11-30 Thread Adam Holt
Amazon assures us they are not in fact a casino, with oscillating prices, oscillating inventory, and oscillating policies, and 86'ing inventory from a country whose code is +86 = China ;-) Perhaps worse from microdeployments' very practical and pragmatic perspective, looking out over the high

Re: [IAEP] [UKids] Amzn Fire Sale No More: pricing rises 86% !

2015-11-30 Thread Adam Holt
On Nov 30, 2015 8:45 AM, "Sora Edwards-Thro" wrote: > > Price has gone up to $49.99 for Prime members, as far as I can tell. That's a 43% increase over the Black Friday $34.99 deal, not 86% or double. FWIW "$64.99 Amazon Prime without special offers" is Amazon's very own

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] [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] [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] 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] [SLOB] scheduling our next meeting

2016-02-04 Thread Adam Holt
introduction if that's best? > Everything else is general operating fund -- most of which has come from Google in support of our participation in GCI and GSoC. > > regards. > > -walter > > On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 9:06 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: >> >> On

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

2016-02-04 Thread Adam Holt
On Feb 4, 2016 6:58 PM, "Tony Anderson" wrote: > > 1600 UTC is midnight here in the Philippines. This will, of course, improve in May when I will be on the same time as Lionel. See you in 8 days. We'll give Tony 2 votes every time he stays up til midnight ;) More

[IAEP] School Server Weekly Call: Thur 10AM NYC Time

2016-02-10 Thread Adam Holt
Next week (Thur Feb 18) we'll focus on Ghana's successful experiences with Internet-in-a-Box (IIAB) and RACHEL. Butfirst this week (Thur Feb 11) we'll focus on the imminent XSCE 6.0, integration with hot-off-the-press IIAB 2.0 and recycling of XO-1.5 microservers into some exciting and powerful

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Trip Advisor grant statement of work

2016-02-13 Thread Adam Holt
+localization mailing list On Feb 13, 2016 12:32 PM, "Walter Bender" wrote: > > On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 12:09 PM, Nick Doiron wrote: > >> That's great news. Is this specifically for localizing Sugar OS and the >> core activities, or can it be

Re: [IAEP] Trip Advisor grant statement of work

2016-02-13 Thread Adam Holt
+localization mailing list On Feb 13, 2016 2:06 PM, "Chris Leonard" wrote: > I would note that we had interpreted the TripAdvisor scope to include > efforts that would have a direct impact on l10n/i18n of Sugar to > include such efforts as developing new glibc locales

Re: [IAEP] Trip Advisor grant statement of work

2016-02-24 Thread Adam Holt
hed off of this link this wkd or in coming days, or weeks at the latest: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Translation_Proposal >> >>> Thank you in advance. >>> >>> > Thanks again. > > >> Blessings >>> Laura Victoria >>> >>

[IAEP] School Server Weekly Call: New Ghana "fieldback"

2016-02-24 Thread Adam Holt
Kenneth Wyrick will be our guest speaker 10AM NYC Time today, in just 8 hours from now (Thursday February 25th). He's just recently back from 2 weeks in Ghana, and will tell us about his observations kids and teachers reaction to Internet-in-a-Box and RACHEL (Remote Area Community Hotspot for

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] Trip Advisor grant statement of work

2016-02-24 Thread Adam Holt
On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 2:27 PM, Walter Bender wrote: > Adam and the SFC may think these funds are 100% fungible, but I think we > have an ethical obligation towards the goals of the proposal, which Chris > has nicely summarized. > Indeed, that's precisely what

Re: [IAEP] Announcing OLPC OS 13.2.7 with Sugar 0.108

2016-02-24 Thread Adam Holt
Tremendous news, Profound thanks James & the Sugar 0.108 Team!! Aside: i haven't given up (yet) on a wider array of quality learning videos (from Internet-in-a-Box 2.0 etc) becoming playable on XO-1 in 2016 so many years later. Issues you've well-documented @

[IAEP] School Server Call: 10AM EST Thurs

2016-01-21 Thread Adam Holt
See you then, previewing the giant Linux Expo in Los Angeles this week ( *SCaLE* 14X) with our very prominent booth right by the entrance! New: active experimentation is ongoing with different OS's/Sugars/browsers on XO laptops, thanks to George Hunt, Jerry Vonau, James Cameron and Sora

[IAEP] financial summaries posted for Sugar Labs' 4 fiscal years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

2016-02-12 Thread Adam Holt
I'm still trying the understand the many financial documents forwarded by http://SFConservancy.org overnight (received by all 7 Sugar Labs Oversight Board office holders this morning) which go back to Sugar Labs' inception in 2008, towards understanding what's most important to publish. But this

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

2016-03-30 Thread Adam Holt
During February's meeting I was assigned to report back during March's meeting ideas on how to replace continuously inactive board members -- in a respectful, consistent and most professional way -- to protect the vibrancy of our legacy. Then during March's meeting, time did not permit me to

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

2016-03-30 Thread Adam Holt
, but I'll try to keep things moving. Topics 1-3 should be quick. Have some materials prepared in advance will help. > > [1] https://docs.google.com/document/d/16jIFuZ9bX-Bv675BpA1KmcEcRcX4PRCOUEX0ICRUkOc/edit > > regards. > > -walter > > On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 4:31 PM, Ada

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

2016-04-06 Thread Adam Holt
On Apr 6, 2016 3:57 PM, "Lionel Laské" wrote: > > > Sorry to say that I don't add my vote to the motions: > > I move that the SugarLabs Oversight Board approve the position of Translation-Community Manager as described at

Re: [IAEP] FW: Commenting on Treasurer Motions Enabled!

2016-04-05 Thread Adam Holt
Caryl, If this becomes a stable proposal in coming weeks, can you repost to wiki.sugarlabs.org with a link off of http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Finance for wider consideration? If so, here are questions I'd hope eventually get answered: - Expenses less than $200: who do I contact and what is the

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

2016-04-11 Thread Adam Holt
ty) are asked to please assist them by refining their proposal right here -- so that transparency is no longer just a buzzword in this neighborhood, but a community practice/culture we learn together. https://docs.google.com/document/d/16jIFuZ9bX-Bv675BpA1KmcEcRcX4PRCOUEX0ICRUkOc *Coherence towards inc

Re: [IAEP] SLOBs approval needed for Bender expenses of $1, 389.29 for Constructionalism 2016 (was Re: Sugar Labs travel)

2016-04-08 Thread Adam Holt
matters forthrightly with everyone voting their clear conscience (whatever motions/votes arise) honoring agreed-upon procedures respectful of Software Freedom Conservancy requirements. Sincere Respect and Thanks -- to Bradley and All, Adam Holt Sugar Labs Oversight Board Liaison to SFConservancy.org

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

2016-04-09 Thread Adam Holt
es. Which SFConservancy's General Counsel has thankfully now clarified for SL's Board, Ombuds, Caryl Bigenho, Dave Crossland, Sean Daly and Chris Leonard -- towards protecting us all moving forward on a strong foundation. On a largely separate matter (fiduciary/fundraising landscape procedures) that I

Re: [IAEP] SLOBs approval needed for Bender expenses of $1, 389.29 for Constructionalism 2016 (was Re: Sugar Labs travel)

2016-04-09 Thread Adam Holt
extensive experience? Adam Holt Sugar Labs Oversight Board Liaison to SFConservancy.org On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 4:45 AM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 8:35 PM, Accounting at Software Freedom Conservancy > <account...@sfconservancy.org> wrote: >

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] [SLOBS] Action needed on two issues

2016-04-09 Thread Adam Holt
On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 10:33 PM, Dave Crossland wrote: > > On 9 April 2016 at 11:26, Caryl Bigenho wrote: > >> I also agree that $500 does seem excessive, and even inappropriate > > > FWIW, I thought it was small; it is under minimum wage for some places. >

[IAEP] Fwd: Re: SLOBs approval needed for Bender expenses of $1, 389.29 for Constructionalism 2016 (was Re: Sugar Labs travel)

2016-04-09 Thread Adam Holt
n below, or if a $500 invoice suffices? Gratefully, Adam Holt Sugar Labs Oversight Board Liaison to SFConservancy.org -- Unsung Heroes of OLPC, interviewed live @http:// <http://unleashkids.org/> unleashkids.org ! Adam Holt wrote: >Sugar Labs Oversight Board has passed 2 motions

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

2016-04-09 Thread Adam Holt
On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 1:01 AM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 10:33 PM, Dave Crossland <d...@lab6.com> wrote: > >> >> On 9 April 2016 at 11:26, Caryl Bigenho <cbige...@hotmail.com> wrote: >> >>> I also agree th

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

2016-04-06 Thread Adam Holt
) 7 elected to SL board: - Tony Anderson - Walter Bender - José Miguel García - Adam Holt - Lionel Laské - Claudia Urrea - Sameer Verma 2 paid SFConservancy.org leaders: - Karen Sandler (Executive Director) - Bradley Kuhn (President and Distinguished Technologist, and de facto bookkeeper) Speaking

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

2016-04-06 Thread Adam Holt
Congratulations Chris Leonard, Tony Anderson & All for making this happen: unleashing translation community+infra+results along a road that will have its bumps for a reason -- so remote kids who have NO opportunities for education beyond their mother tongue can at last be taken seriously. Final

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 1:51 PM, Dave Crossland wrote: > > Hi > > Thanks to Adam for putting together > https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Oversight_Board/Decisions - is a great read > :) > This is Walter Bender's very hard work, and a huge step forward in 2015. Sugar Labs

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

[IAEP] quarterly or semiannual financials/vibrancy/transparency around Sugar Labs' 1st hire

2016-04-03 Thread Adam Holt
Just a quick apology that I will be voting against the role as currently outlined at http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Translation_Community_Manager as it does not as of now contain quarterly or semiannual reporting structures with teeth, as Chris Leonard outlined to me during a more-than-hourlong

Re: [IAEP] quarterly or semiannual financials/vibrancy/transparency around Sugar Labs' 1st hire

2016-04-03 Thread Adam Holt
On Sun, Apr 3, 2016 at 6:49 PM, Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org> wrote: > Just a quick apology that I will be voting against the role as currently > outlined at http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Translation_Community_Manager as > it does not as of now > contain quarterly or semiannual re

Re: [IAEP] [Localization] [SLOBS] quarterly or semiannual financials/vibrancy/transparency around Sugar Labs' 1st hire

2016-04-04 Thread Adam Holt
A draft reporting structure (tune-up community workflows every 4 months, annual strategic impact review) has been posted to the bottom of: https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Translation-Community_Manager (Again, just a reminder this is an insurance policy against Board/Financial drift as much as

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