[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Last day in Google Code In - San Francisco

Ignacio Rodríguez nachoel01 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 02:30:03 EDT 2014

Ah! And dont forget to vote Gonzalo as next Google CEO haha [1]

[1] https://www.dropbox.com/s/m83b8ier8reijnb/2014-04-16%2009.49.50.jpg

Ignacio Rodríguez
@NachoDeTodos <https://twitter.com/NachoDeTodos>
+598 91 686 835
nachoel01 at gmail.com

2014-04-16 23:11 GMT-07:00 Ignacio Rodríguez <nachoel01 at gmail.com>:

> Hi all :)
> As Gonzalo says that was a good trip, a lot of fun in San Francisco
> (¡Without English! <- thanks Gonzalo for be my translator and guide on all
> SF :))!
> We have a lot of Google Talks! And a lot of surprises here (Like Nexus 5
> :o)
> We went to the California Academy of Sciences [1] and we go to the
> aquarium (random picture: [2])
> So, That was a good prize!!
> The hotel are the best thing here!
> Stephanie and Google team do everything possible for have a very good
> travel
> So... thanks Gonzalo and all Sugar Labs community!
> Ah! Today we went to the CA university!! This is the best photo of all
> travel! [3] :)
> Oh! Just an anecdote! With Gonzalo, we lost the Google Bus, haha, we went
> to the planetarium and we split up the group :P
> But by the way, planetarium are beautiful! I'll recommend it if you go to
> SF!
> Well..  That was a unique opportunity, if you come here, please learn
> english, haha :) If not, you need a translator like Gonzalo! :)
> [1] http://www.calacademy.org/
> [2] https://www.dropbox.com/s/hen8untlbblm2e2/2014-04-15%2015.56.24.jpg
> [3] https://www.dropbox.com/s/6kcgnwrcadfhgdo/2014-04-16%2019.25.14.jpg
> Ignacio Rodríguez
> fb.com/Ignacio.Rodriguez.UY
> @NachoDeTodos <https://twitter.com/NachoDeTodos>
> +598 91 686 835
> nachoel01 at gmail.com
> 2014-04-16 22:25 GMT-07:00 Sai Vineet <saivineet89 at gmail.com>:
>> :O
>> On Apr 17, 2014 10:48 AM, "Gonzalo Odiard" <godiard at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>>> As some of you may know, this week was the "Google Code In" winners
>>> ceremony,
>>> where Ignacio Rodriguez from Uruguay and Jorge Gómez López from El
>>> Salvador, our finalists,
>>> their parents and I on behalf of SugarLabs,
>>> came to San Francisco. This is brief report,
>>> to share the experiece with the community.
>>> The event was perfectly organized,
>>> with a excelent work from Stephanie Taylor,
>>> and her team. They shown not only profesionalism,
>>> but love by the project.
>>> We participated with other 9 projects.
>>> The event started the last Sunday at the night,
>>> with a presentation of all the winners, and food.
>>> Googlers gave us food, a lot of food, all the time :)
>>> The Monday we had a visit to the Google campus,
>>> with the official prizes ceremony,
>>> and a talk from Chris DiBona, Director of Open Source at Google.
>>> Later some Googlers gave us talks about the projects where they work,
>>> and about their career.
>>> All the talks were different, some more technical,
>>> some more human, but all had good advices for the kids.
>>> The Tuesday was a day to know the city,
>>> we could choice between go to Alcatraz Island,
>>> or to do a tour in Segway for the city.
>>> The Segway are fun devices, and we had a little
>>> training before doing the tour. Ignacio said the
>>> Alcatraz excursion was very fun too.
>>> Later we went to the Academy of Sciences,
>>> (is like a giant museum but alive, have collections,
>>> a beautifull aquarium, a planetarium, and so.
>>> We had a "Behind the Scenes Tour", with a guide,
>>> and the possibility of see places not opened to the public,
>>> like the places where the researchers work.
>>> Today was the last day, we went to Google offices in SF
>>> and we had the possibility of present every one of our projects.
>>> Later we went to San Francisco State University,
>>> to meet Sameer Verma, who did a interview to
>>> Jorge and Ignacio.
>>> All the week was a very nice experience, we could talk face to face
>>> with our students, students from other projects,
>>> and other mentors. We interchanged experiences,
>>> about how they manage GCI and GSoC contest,
>>> and I tried to start contacts with other projects
>>> related to us. In fact tomorrow I will visit the
>>> Wikimedia offices (is amazing how many internet
>>> companies and groups are in the SF area)
>>> I will upload photos when return home,
>>> just need do a selection, SF is a incredible place,
>>> I took 1000 photos!
>>> Sameer already shared photos from the OLPC SF
>>> meeting the last Saturday, from my part,
>>> I enjoyed participate in the meeting.
>>> I talked about the features in Sugar 0.100
>>> and 0.102, the webactivities,
>>> and other trends in Sugar development.
>>> They shared the project they have, as the work in Pathagar and
>>> statistics visualization.
>>> I hope we can work more connected in the future,
>>> SugarLabs and OLPC SF.
>>> Regards,
>>> --
>>> Gonzalo Odiard
>>> SugarLabs - Software for children learning
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