[Its.an.education.project] Sugar talk at PyCon Due
bernie at codewiz.org
Sun May 4 11:57:41 CEST 2008
Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>> Without knowing how much time we have I've tentatively set objectives
>> as follows:
>> - Really short introduction of One Laptop Per Child, Sugar, and
>> - The subtle distinction between OLPC and olpc
>> - The OLPC mission, the 5 principles
>> - Summary of what Negroponte announced publicly, with a
>> few quoted excerpts
>> - Why this plan alienated employees, volunteers and grassroots
>> from the uppercase OLPC
>> - A few quotes from GregDeK, RMS, Walter Bender, etc.
>> - Who we are and what we are up to
>> - Call for help from the Python and FLOSS community
>> How does it sounds?
>> Walter, you are of course invited, and you should do the speech if you can.
>> I'm not such a good speaker, and I think the ought to be given in English
>> to reach the widest possible audience. Marco, same offer to you. I'm going
>> to do it only as the last resort :-)
> What about a less confrontational message in the spirit of
> http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/sugar/2008-April/005292.html ?
Very well put. Thanks for helping me smoothing out my tones!
> Instead of directly menacing with a fork or walk away, firmly
> remembering that Sugar is too big to be perverted as a laptop-selling
> tool may work better for the upcoming negotiations with OLPC.
You have a point here too. Wanna come to Florence for a
talk next week? :-)
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