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Weekly Support-Gang Meeting

Person in charge: Elsa

Description

Every Tuesday, 3-5, we meet in the 1st floor of West Hall and trudge through RTs together. We also use this time to resolve general OLPC problems.

Tasks

(To take ownership, sign with four tildes (~))

Guru Fest

Person in charge: Colin

Description

A conference-style collection of information from OLPC-ers and alums to dump and share info. More details found at GuruFest

Tasks

Repair Center

Person in charge: Nikki

Description

Olin-based hardware repair center

Tasks

  • get laptop from Katelyn

CFS deployment

Person in charge: Sandra

Description

Assist in the Cambridge Friends School deployment, in partnership with Harvard.

Tasks

  • Get the server working in time for deployment yifiy 05:00, 31 January 2009 (UTC)
  • Do we want to get involved with the Kenya deployment (Phase II?)

Newsletter

Person in charge: Elsa

Description

Provide a mode of communication between the university groups, as well as offer internship opportunities, etc.

Tasks

  • For next week's issue (Feb 7ish?)
    • Short blurb on a 1cc activity
    • Short blurb on GuruFest
    • Short blurb on CFS yifiy 05:00, 31 January 2009 (UTC)
    • Internship postings
    • What is E-Jabberd? yifiy 05:00, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

(Elsa, I don't remember the rest)

Sugar on a Stick

Person in charge: ???

Description

Work with Caroline Meeks on things dealing with the Sugar on a Stick development

Tasks

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Python Wiki Tutorial

Person in charge: Yifan

Description

Provide a short tutorial for people who want to get involved with software development. Tutorial found Olin_university_chapter/Software/PythonTutorial

Tasks

  • Developing it
    • Finish cleaning up day 4 and 5 yifiy 05:00, 31 January 2009 (UTC)
    • Clean up the screenshots yifiy 05:00, 31 January 2009 (UTC)
    • Provide solutions to the summary projects
  • Testing it

(I need people!!! please post all complaints on the discussion page)

  • Long term
    • Add a PyGTK section?

Python One-day Tutorial

Person in charge: Andrea

Description

Do a one-day lecture on Python programming to get everyone on the same page and kick off developing

Tasks

  • Flush out details? Andrea?

Design challenge

Person in charge: Elsa

Description

Tasks

OLPC online class development

Person in charge: ??

Description

There have been previous people who have had one-semester classes on programming for OLPC. Is there a way we can try to make that into a web class?

Tasks

  • Email John Tiernney for more details
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