[dvlug] Android Workshop Sun, Jan 15th 4PM @noisebridge

Grant Bowman grantbow at ubuntu.com
Wed Jan 4 23:48:10 PST 2012

I'm excited to see this start up in the first few days of this year! I
encourage any enthusiastic user to attend.


Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Android Usability Workshop, for the
user or the rooter: Jan 15, 2012, 4pm, at Noisebridge

On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 8:55 PM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
> If you can't open it, you don't own it!  How many times have we heard or
> read that?  Doubtless, we've heard it or read it on our most closed and
> inaccessible possessions!   The contracts make us feel like we are renting,
> software that serves the carrier more than the user, but they are ours and
> they should operate under our terms.
> So, I would like to propose that NoiseBridge host an "Android Usability
> Workshop" event where people of all skill levels and personalization
> commitments gather to truly make people feel at home with their devices.
> I invite people to talk about:
>    - Productivity
>    - App selection
>    - App development
>    - Customization
>    - Rooting
>    - ROMs
>    - Spyware, bloatware, nagware, and how to scrap it all
>    - Skirting the the boundaries of the ELUA and getting what YOU want
>    from YOUR device.
> And a personal favorite of mine
>    - Android as an embedded platform
> Among other things, I would like people, before the event, to talk about
> what they want out of their devices.  So, feel free to reply with how you'd
> like to get the most out of your phone!
> How can people help?

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