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<small><center>''see also: [[software projects]], [[activities]], [[:Category:Tasks]]''</center></small>
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Here is a (growing) list of requests related to other work described on this wiki. 
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* For tasks related to specific projects, see '''[[Projects]]'''.
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* For more information about activities with their own sugar packaging, see the '''[[Activities]]''' page.
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* For more information about activities that could use your help, see the '''[[Participate]]''' page. 
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* For a list of specific pages [[Translating/Suggestions|asked to be translated]] (see also [[Translating]] and its [[Translating/HowTo|how-to]])
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* For art requests, see [[Art Wanted]].
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== Help wanted ==
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* See [[:Category:Tasks|the list of everything in the Tasks Category]].
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* Icon design: Xbook et al (cf. Don Hopkins); Calculator; [[Activities#Games|Game activities]]
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* pygtk help: for music activities
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* Help needed with [[Educational ideas]]
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** Outline the best way to use the XO as a [[OLPC_as_Datalogger|Datalogger]]; update the [[OLPC as Datalogger]] page with this information.
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** Flesh out ideas about teaching students to make tools for art creation in resource-poor areas; create wiki page with these ideas linked from [[Educational ideas]].
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** If you are an educator with experience using computers in the classroom, we need your input on questions listed at [[Educational ideas#Basic Teacher Training|Basic Teacher Training]].
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* Help needed with [[Educational activity ideas]]
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** Outline the steps needed to set up a functioning Key Pals program that connects children using XOs either with children in developed countries or with children using XOs in other countries.
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** Implement [[Educational activity ideas#Semantic Fields|semantic fields]] in either squeak or etoys.
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* Help needed with [[Software ideas]]
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** Create various [[Software ideas#Mathematics|calculating, data analysis and visualization, and financial tools]].
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** Develop [[Software ideas#Language|language-learning tools]] and ask content owners to contribute free language resources (dictionaries, thesauruses, etc) in OLPC-friendly formats.
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** Develop or adapt for XOs [[Software ideas#Science|science-learning tools]].
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** Develop programs that use XOs to [[Software ideas#Physical Education and Training|aid in physical education and training]].
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** Develop XO programs for [[Software ideas#Art and Expression|creation and recording of art]].
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** Develop XO programs for [[Software ideas#Music|music education]] (make sure you look at [[TamTam]] before beginning).
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** Develop XO [[Software ideas#Communications|communications applications]] (VOIP, email, etc).
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** Develop XO [[Software ideas#Educational|educational tools]].
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** Develop XO [[Software ideas#Games|games]].  A variety of games are currently in development; try searching the wiki to get an idea of what's being done.
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** See other [[Software ideas]]
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* Free and open source [[Contributing content|educational content]] is needed.
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* Develop a [[Class orchestra activity]].
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== Help offered ==
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* Translation/localization into En, from Es/De/Fr [[User:Sj|Sj]] [[User talk:Sj|<font color="fc9"><small>talk</small></font>]]
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** See also [[Translators]]
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* Some online design/interface design help : Humanized.com (contact [[User:Ianb]] for more)
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* Mentoring or hosting or site design : from ''name.com''
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== Contractors wanted ==
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=== now & urgent ===
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Conall Ryan - looking for one contractor to work on reading apps and early-childhood game porting to sugar
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Name.org - looking for someone to help them make their efforts more useful to OLPC; incl. at least one programmer
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=== now & ongoing ===
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UNICEF - constantly looking for python programmers; could use another 1-2 contractors to work on
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Ben Nardone - looking for one volunteer to work on health-related work
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World Food Program - theoretically looking for a programmer once they find support for a
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next-generation food-force game, perhaps in a few months.
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