[sugar] Summer of Code update, meeting tomorrow 2100 UTC

Samuel Klein sj at laptop.org
Mon Mar 24 15:08:53 EDT 2008


I'm moving this to the gsoc list, to which you should subscribe.  Most of
what you need to know is covered in the general GSoC FAQ.

There is a log, I believe Mel was going to post it.  Thanks for the link to
your introduction.  I'm about to send out a brief update to everyone on this
list.

Cheers,
SJ

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 12:29 PM, Alex Escalona <aescalona at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Samuel,
>
> Unfortunately I was unable to attend this meeting. Is there a log
> available of the discussion that took place?
>
> I am a prospective student of GSoC 2008 and am very interested in the
> mentorship offered by the OLPC association. Please find below a link to my
> introductory post:
>
> http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-March/011978.html
>
> Best,
> Alex Escalona
>
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 7:48 PM, Samuel Klein <sj at laptop.org> wrote:
>
> > Dear all,
> >
> > We are participating in Google Summer of Code again this year, and now
> > accepting applications from mentors.  We are holding the first of a series
> > of quick discussions about SoC tomorrow (saturday) at 2100 UTC / 1700 EST in
> > #olpc.  Please join us to share advice to share from SoC's past, find out
> > about applying to be a mentor or student, or to satisfy your curiosity.
> >
> > GSoC is a particularly good way for local groups working on cool
> > software in different countries to get involved intensely in OLPC work over
> > the summer; you don't have to travel to participate, and members of existing
> > teams can apply to take up a specific project under an OLPC mentor.
> >
> > There will be a SoC mailing list for people who want to discuss details
> > (which the accepted mentors and interns can use to discuss their work); I'll
> > post again when that is set up.
> >
> > In the meantime, if you know people who
> > * are working at or with a school using XOs in the classroom
> > * have been working on XO-related development, or have submitted a
> > project proposal in the past
> > * are currently thinking about how to promote OLPC or support its
> > mission in their part of the world,
> > * have been actively involved in your neighborhood OLPC interest group,
> >
> > Please encourage them to apply to either mentor (if they have skills and
> > time to help students develop their own ideas) or be a GSoC student (if they
> > have a software / activity idea of their own).
> >
> > Mentorship applications are open now:
> >   http://code.google.com/soc/2008/mentor_step1.html
> >
> > Student applications will be open starting on Monday, for only one week.
> >   http://code.google.com/soc/2008/
> >
> > A few would-be students have contacted me by mail or phone to talk about
> > potential GSoC projects; you are all welcome to do so over the coming week.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > SJ
> > +1 617 529 4266
> >
> > ps - feel free to translate this into other languages and pass it on to
> > regional mailing lists (or post the translations as well to
> > grassroots at lists.laptop.org)
> >
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