Call for Papers/Talks/Ideas! "Update.2 Mini-Conference"
wmb at laptop.org
Fri Mar 21 12:50:54 EDT 2008
I think that Update.2 should be about 3 things:
C. Scott Ananian wrote:
> As we draw the update.1 process to a close, we need to start thinking
> about where we want to go with Update.2 and beyond. There are lots of
> great ideas, both here at 1cc and in the community, about our
> architecture and UI. It's hard to compare ideas when they live in the
> heads of small groups of people -- hence, let's have a conference!
> Let's present our ideas for what our different pieces should look
> like, see if we can make the whole thing hang together, and map out a
> roadmap for getting to the glorious future.
> WHO: you! The OLPC developer and user community.
> WHEN: not less than a week from now, not more than 3 weeks. Suggest
> good dates, and whether you'd be willing to travel to 1cc.
> HOW: email cscott at laptop.org and cc devel at . Subject: "Mini-Conference
> Proposal: <brief title>"
> WHAT: short abstracts, full papers, talks/slides. For the moment,
> submit JUST A SHORT PARAGRAPH outlining (each) thing you've got an
> idea about and would like to present. Depending on volume of response
> and your location, a written paper, a talk, or a panel discussion
> might be more appropriate; for now just put in your RSVP for a topic.
> WHERE: probably in the Cambridge, MA area; portions (or all) might be
> conducted via tele/videoconference or online, or posted for
> after-the-fact viewing. (Again, depends on who submits proposals!)
> Some topic suggestions:
> * Better integration with standard Linux distributions (think
> Edubuntu, for example)
> * UI design, future directions, user experiences
> * Sharing architectures (datastore, journal, school server) and the
> "Bulletin Board"
> * Improving "View source"
> * Network architectures (peer-to-peer, getting through NATs, IPv6,
> efficient update distribution)
> * Other stuff! (collaboration via multi-pointer X, X security,
> "click to localize", etc, etc)
> I'll post my own proposal immediately following this message as an example.
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