2PM EDT Friday: BRIEF Contributors Program Mtg (#olpc-meeting)
sj at laptop.org
Tue Mar 17 16:57:33 EDT 2009
On a related note, OLPC are looking for mentors and project ideas for
Summer of Code this year, so please add yourself and your ideas -- or
those of people you are mentoring, where a CP project has an obvious
See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Summer_of_Code for details and encourage
mentors to list themselves there. We are particularly interested in
good mentors for schoolserver projects and key activity development.
2009/3/13 Holt <holt at laptop.org>:
> Contributor Program v2.0 is off to a Great start this month, thanks to So
> Many of You, including:
> * almost 15 active (dare I saw AWESOME) Mentors
> * several "Laptop Lending Libraries" Right Now getting underway this
> month in Australia, New Zealand & beyond
> * a far more accessible reviewing process volunteers are increasingly
> helping me roll out (you know who you are, thank Mafe & all!!)
> Join us reviewing the latest OLPC/Sugar community projects today 2PM EDT in
> just over an hour from now:
> Then type at bottom:
> /join #olpc-meeting
> 1. We'll review these 4 new projects:
> NLP tools for OLPC, Meaning to Word Multi-lingual Dictionary by Ervin
> PROJECT i-TEACH, Philippines by Emmanuel [PHILIPPINES]
> OLPC Jericho by Sebastian [WEST BANK, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, ISRAEL,
> GERMANY, SWITZERLAND]
> Ghana olpc by Eric [GHANA]
> (*) site passworded to protect personal privacy of applicants; if you can
> help, please do join http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Support_Gang ! NEW: Project
> summaries of pre-approved projects will soon be posted here, as they
> "bubble" up to maturity: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Projects
> 2. Revising Prior Proposals
> Integrate CRM Web form using XO by benbas [MALAYSIA]
> Loan Laptop to students and lecturers by benbas [MALAYSIA]
> AND OTHERS!
> 3. Hone our Mentoring Process!
> * Our "Science fair" garden is growing fast for springtime, watch (and
> help!) /many/ ongoing inspiring changes Hullaw & others sparking here --
> help all worthy projects past/present/future take root!
> * Application process clarified regarding privacy/sharing options --
> Title, Objectives, and Mentor Preferences must be web-published:
> * Build Awareness around our new: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Contributors
> * Mentor More Projects-- Help Us Resolve several dozen Project Proposals
> dating from 2008:
> * Keep stress-testing our new CP v2.0 to make sure it continues to scale
> * Craft RTFM's and email to all older/ongoing projects asking them how
> it's going, how we can help!
> * Craft email to the many who registered over the last year expecting
> hardware, but failed to to complete the 2nd step applying :(
> 4. "Projecting" Futurism
> * Several "Laptop Lending Libraries" are Right Now getting underway.
> Help us provide them the best ideas towards organic growth (Project Pools)
> by commenting here:
> * Contributors Program v3.0 arising springtime?
> * Your Other Questions!
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