[sf-lug] OLPC SF Community Summit 2013

Sameer Verma 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
> http://www.olpcsf.org/CommunitySummit2013/schedule
>
> Registration is open http://www.olpcsf.org/CommunitySummit2013/registration
>
> We hope to see you at the summit!
>
> cheers,
> Sameer
> --
> Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Professor, Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> http://verma.sfsu.edu/
> http://commons.sfsu.edu/
> http://olpcsf.org/
> http://olpcjamaica.org.jm/


Friendly reminder. The OLPC SF Community Summit is this weekend!
Welcome reception on Friday, and sessions on Saturday and Sunday.

http://olpcsf.org/summit

Hope to see you there!

cheers,
Sameer
-- 
Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Professor, Information Systems
San Francisco State University
http://verma.sfsu.edu/
http://commons.sfsu.edu/
http://olpcsf.org/
http://olpcjamaica.org.jm/



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