[IAEP] [Systems] Sugar Labs+OpenQwaq VM

mokurai at earthtreasury.org mokurai at earthtreasury.org
Mon Aug 22 01:07:29 EDT 2011

On Tue, August 16, 2011 3:19 pm, Helsene, Adam wrote:
> John, Stefan, and myself had a meeting today on IRC in which we came up
> with a plan to deploy OpenQwaq.

Thank you. I took a look, and I see vast potential for enhancing learning
and global intelligence. Has anybody talked to governments running OLPC
deployments about letting children use OpenQwaq? I believe that we need
their input on security design before we deploy anything.

See http://replacingtextbooks.wordpress.com/2011/08/12/one-censor-per-child/

> We will be using a VM provided by Sugar Labs Infrastructure to have
> OpenQwaq installed on. Our hope is to have the OpenQwaq service properly
> in place before Sept 12th so it can connected to and used.
> Meeting minutes can be found at:
> http://meeting.treehouse.su/treehouse/meetings/2011-08-16T18:17:53.html
> ---
> Adam Helsene
> NDSU CS Systems Administrator
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bernie Innocenti [mailto:bernie at sugarlabs.org]
> Sent: Friday, August 12, 2011 5:42 AM
> To: John Tierney
> Cc: Stefan Unterhauser; Helsene, Adam; Sugar Labs Systems; Chris Lindgren;
> Brooks, Kevin; Walter Bender; Brian Slator
> Subject: Re: [Systems] Sugar Labs+OpenQwaq VM
> On Wed, 2011-08-10 at 16:01 -0400, John Tierney wrote:
>> I had a Skype call today with Adam, and Dr. Kevin Brooks Chair of
>> English at NDSU and  there is the need to meet and discuss the
>> technical needs and how Adam can work with Sugar Labs infrastructure
>> to put this platform in place so we can test with Educators.
>> (Sugar Labs providing a virtual server to build on? Adam supplying a
>> virtual appliance that Sugar Labs can run on it's infrastructure?)
> Greetings from Athens! As John said, I'll be traveling through Aug 17.
> (Then, I'll be even busier catching up with things at work).
> Usually Local Labs get a Mediawiki instance and email addresses. The
> latter can be in the form of a Google Apps instance or simply
> @sugarlabs.org aliases forwarding to personal email addresses.
> For anything else you may need, the Sugar Labs Infrastructure Team can
> provide virtual machines and managed hosting for common web applications,
> such as Drupal and Wordpress. If you don't intend to spend too much time
> on web presence, I recommend building a home page within our wiki and
> simply point nsdu.sugarlabs.org to it.
> For more information:
>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Infrastructure_Team/Resources
> --
> Bernie Innocenti
> Sugar Labs Infrastructure Team
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Infrastructure_Team
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