[IAEP] Your contribution to the Puno-Peru Sugar deployment

Sebastian Silva sebastian at somosazucar.org
Mon Nov 14 20:02:36 EST 2011

El 14/11/11 19:29, Bernie Innocenti escribió:
> On Mon, 2011-11-14 at 14:20 -0500, Sebastian Silva wrote:
>> Hi Sugarcamp international team!
>> I wrote the following to bring you in context with our Sugar Camp and
>> its objectives.
>> I felt it was worth to share with our international community as well.
>> You may find more information at the following URL
>> http://sugarcamp.somosazucar.org/hackerspace.html
>> About Perú's Sugar Deployment
>> You have been invited to concentrate with
>> us in Lima with a purpose.
>> Sugarcamp will be a collaborative work
>> marathon. We will work "shoulder to shoulder"
>> with a strategy to improve the computing experience
>> for the children of Peru.
>> [...]
> Thanks for the info. A few questions:
> 1. Are there enough laptops for everyone? If necessary, I could bring an
> XO-1, an XO-1.5 and an XO-1.75. Otherwise, I'd rather travel lighter.
I think we're good but an XO-1.5 would be a good thing to have (we have 
We have 10 XO-1s and 10 Classmate II and some desktop PCs and a buildserver.
We generally expect hackers to bring their laptops.
> 2. Do we have good connectivity and bandwidth? If not, I could mirror
> the Fedora 14 repositories on a hard drive before leaving.
We have one broadband connection for the entire event. Bringing the F14 
would be most useful.
> 3. Any other hardware or software you would like me to take along?
Only your superpowers.
> 4. Is there any activity planned for Sunday? If not, I'm thinking of
> renting a car to go visit Barranca or another place nearby. What would
> you recommend?
We intentionally left Sunday open, some may prefer to hack some more
(Escuelab will be available), some may prefer to sightsee. I don't know
what you're into, it is possible to visit archaeological sites for instance.
Barranco is a nice bohemian zone next to the ocean, good for trying
the famous peruvian cuisine.
> 5. Can you confirm that there's no need for a visa to enter Peru from
> the US? (for reciprocity, many countries require a visa only for US
> citizens).

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