[IAEP] OLPC-SF September meeting this Saturday

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Sat Sep 12 10:52:15 EDT 2015

Note room change for the meeting today. We met in Room 610 (sixth floor)
instead of 597 in the same building.

On Sep 10, 2015 9:09 AM, "Aaron Borden" <adborden at live.com> wrote:

> Hello folks,
> OLPC San Francisco will be hosting our monthly meeting Saturday,
> September 12th, from 10AM - 1PM at the downtown SFSU campus, 835 Market
> Street, 5th floor, Room 597 (the fishbowl).
> Please bring your XOs and other wifi-enabled devices to help our
> Raspberry Pi wifi dongle ad-hoc testing effort.
> Agenda
> - Meet and greet
> - Ian Craig: Offline Micro Digital Library Evaluation and Comparison
> - Raspberry Pi wifi dongle ad-hoc testing
> - Project updates
> - Summit planning
> Offline Micro Digital Library Evaluation and Comparison
>   By Ian Craig
>   Abstract: There are many different digital library solutions currently
>   developed or in the process of development. While this is great news
>   for students and educators in under-served areas, this ubiquity can
>   also be a problem. With so many options; how are these institutions
>   and local people supposed to effectively discern which solution is
>   "best"? How is the superlative “best” defined in this case? What
>   criteria should people (with zero to little technical experience) base
>   their microserver research and judgement on? Even if a substantial
>   amount of potential microserver clientèle knew (and was able to
>   execute) an effective research methodology, would a trial-and-error
>   process involving testing all “viable” solutions be an efficient use
>   of time?
>   In this presentation Ian Craig (SFSU student and intern at Inveneo),
>   will discuss different off-the-shelf solutions and how these compare
>   across the board using multiple criteria.
> Raspberry pi wifi dongle ad-hoc testing
>   Please bring as many wifi clients as possible: smart phones, tablets,
>   laptops (XOs or others.) The idea is to see how many clients we can
>   get connected to the Raspberry Pi access point at any one time. We
>   have half a dozen different usb wifi dongles to evaluate.
> Our meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month. Everyone is
> welcome to join us for our monthly meeting! We'll be discussing the
> latest in OLPC events and give updates on our local (and global)
> projects. There will be plenty of XO laptops with the latest builds to
> play around with, too.
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> --
> Aaron Borden
> Human and Hacker
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