[IAEP] Moving on, moving forward.

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Thu Jan 8 13:54:13 EST 2009

I'm pretty convinced that Sugar is still at the start of a long road
so I hope you stay with us because the best is still to come and you
have been a fundamental part of what Sugar is today.

Best wishes,


On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 18:47, Eben Eliason <eben.eliason at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good afternoon to all,
> Tomorrow marks my last day as an OLPC employee.
> My experience here has been incredible, and I'm extremely grateful for
> having had the opportunity to work on such an ambitious project, which
> will no doubt have a profound affect on the lives of children
> worldwide, and on education in general.  It's also been a pleasure
> working will all of you—some of the brightest and also some of the
> most generous folks I've met.  I sincerely hope that we'll remain in
> touch.
> To those at Sugarlabs, I wish to indicate my intent to remain involved
> in the project to the extent possible in the months and years to come.
>  I believe strongly in the value of what we've been trying to
> accomplish, and hope to see (and help) it reach the potential we all
> know it has. We've done much, but there's a long way to go. I'll do
> the best I can to remain active in the lists and IRC channels, and to
> be responsive to needs of the community with regard to future design
> work.  I also plan to continue the bi-weekly design call (though it
> will need to be rescheduled) in order to remain in touch moving
> forward.
> To those who remain at OLPC, thank you for being part of a fantastic
> and dedicated team, of which I'm proud to have been a member.  I wish
> all of you the best in whatever lies ahead there.  I also know that
> many of you have shared in enthusiasm for Sugar, and many have great
> ideas that would be greatly missed if forgotten.  I hope that, despite
> OLPC's release of Sugar to the community, those of you continuing with
> OLPC can find time to remain in touch with that community and continue
> to bring your talent and ideas to the project.
> Finally, to those who will also be leaving OLPC tomorrow, I wish you
> all the best in the future, and hope that you, like me, can be as
> happy to have been a part of this project.
> - Eben
> PS. Of course, if anyone has contacts or knows of opportunities in the
> design community (interface, interaction, experience, graphic, web, or
> otherwise) I'd be more than happy to be given some pointers as I try
> to find my next direction. Thanks.
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