[IAEP] interviews for community building

Wayan Vota | OLPC News wayan at olpcnews.com
Mon Aug 31 14:55:44 EDT 2009


I would love if you'd post anything you feel OLPC-relevant on OLPC News 
Forum http://olpcnews.com/forum  If you have the time/ability to make it 
into a full-sized post, I'm happy to put it on OLPC News.


s.boutayeb at free.fr wrote:
> Hi Christoph,
> The effort toward the demostration of the solutions provided by the free
> software community is very actual in relation to the Sugar/OLPC communities.
> The interview of Tiago Casal the Orca contributor is an brillant example of it,
> which might interest wider deployments such as in Uruguay, where the LATU is
> coordinating the digital inclusion of scholars with visual disabilities.
> See:
> http://latu21.latu.org.uy/es/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=607:se-distribuyen-las-primeras-xo-para-ninos-con-discapacidad-visual&catid=36:noticias-de-ceibal&Itemid=262
> If I reckon correctly, the solutions implemented by the LATU are windows based
> software/hardware solutions. Do they are aware of the solutions cited by Tiago
> Casal?
> Best regards
> Samy
> Selon Christoph Derndorfer <e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at>:
>> Tomeu,
>> thanks for bringing this idea up I again - I wish I had a cent for every
>> time I've discussed such a project with someone. (Then again, I deserve
>> to pay a penalty for never following through...)
>> While I'd love to work on something like this my other commitments
>> realistically won't allow me to do this anytime soon. However I would
>> assume Wayan and Yama (CC'ed) would also be okay with making such an
>> interview a regular feature on olpcnews if that were deemed useful;-)
>> I'd also suggest experimenting with different media, it needn't always
>> be a text interview. After some practice it should be reasonably easy
>> and quick for someone to compile something nice based on a Skype audio
>> or even video call for example.
>> Christoph
>> Tomeu Vizoso schrieb:
>>> Hi,
>>> from time to time interviews to contributors are published in
>>> GNOME-related media. I think this is very useful for achieving a
>>> coherent community in which nobody is totally unaware of the activity
>>> of other teams/subgroups. In this one a translator interviews another
>>> translator with an emphasis on accessibility:
> http://leonardof.org/2009/08/09/interview-with-brazilian-orca-translator-tiago-casal/en/
>>> I think this is even more relevant for us than for most other FOSS
>>> projects because we have a very varied community and we really need to
>>> integrate people with very little initial technology knowledge and
>>> that have never heard of FOSS.
>>> So, do we have anyone with the skills and inclination to start
>>> publishing short interviews that reflect how contributors work in our
>>> community?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Tomeu
>> --
>> Christoph Derndorfer
>> co-editor, olpcnews
>> url: www.olpcnews.com
>> e-mail: christoph at olpcnews.com
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