erik at laptop.org
Fri Jan 9 17:00:00 EST 2009
Like many who have been involved in software and support, my contract
with OLPC terminates this afternoon. My tenure as a software engineer
was relatively short, but wonderful.
To all at OLPC: it has been a pleasure working with you. I have
learned much. I have had wonderful experiences and met the most
incredible and interesting people. I will miss spending my days and
evenings with you.
To those in the community and in deployments: I will do anything I can
to help. In the short term I am available to travel and assist with
any deployment capable of offering me food and lodging. I hope that I
can continue to assist until such time as a sustainable model for the
deployment of these laptops is clarified.
In the long term, I hope that a group of us can establish a
sustainable consultancy or community organization to assist with the
hard work of substantiating the idealistic image which OLPC has and
hopefully will continue to push onto the world. I hope that this is a
topic of discussion at the upcoming XOCamp.
Good luck, and best wishes,
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