[sf-lug] OLPC SF Community Summit 2013
sverma at sfsu.edu
Wed Oct 16 09:22:11 PDT 2013
On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 12:09 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> Greetings and a Happy GNU 30 to you!
> OLPC San Francisco will be hosting its fifth community summit this year.
> Although called OLPC *SF* Community Summit, the event attracts people from
> all over the world. We see representation from places like Mongolia,
> Uruguay, Chad, India, Jamaica, Tuva and the Marshall Islands.
> 3 million laptops running Fedora and Sugar and GNOME! (and, just to be
> clear, *none* have actually shipped with Windows. Ever.)
> The newest in the line of XO laptops is the XO-4 Touch, running a multi-core
> ARM processor from Marvell. The touch isn't capacitive or resistive, but is
> implemented using a light grid! We have 5 year olds who can modify "Pong"
> written in Python. We have the first gen kids showing up at Google Summer of
> Code. More cool and good stuff at the event.
> The event will be from Oct 18-20. The schedule will be filling up shortly at
> Registration is open http://www.olpcsf.org/CommunitySummit2013/registration
> We hope to see you at the summit!
> Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Professor, Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
Friendly reminder. The OLPC SF Community Summit is this weekend!
Welcome reception on Friday, and sessions on Saturday and Sunday.
Hope to see you there!
Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Professor, Information Systems
San Francisco State University
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