[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] [SLOB] workshop travel motion

Devin Ulibarri devin at ulibarri.website
Tue Jan 9 00:45:04 EST 2018


Adam, yes I will report in the form of blogposts to musicblocks.net 

Thank you all!

On 2018 1 8 20:32:58 UTC, Adam Holt <holt at laptop.org> wrote:
>+1 if it's clarified where public community reporting will take place,
>in the form of blog post(s) @ https://musicblocks.net
>or any such/similar.
>On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 10:05 AM, Walter Bender
><walter.bender at gmail.com>
>> On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 9:28 AM, Chris Leonard
><cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Walter,
>>> As always, I am ready to assist with i18n/L10n efforts as needed. 
>In the
>>> past we've had an active Japanese localizer, but it has not been a
>>> language for recruiting.  Efforts like this are wonderful
>opportunities to
>>> reach out to an online language community at other projects to let
>>> know that their work is destined in real-time for a particular
>>> which can be quite motivating.  It is also an opportunity to recruit
>>> stakeholders to the L10n effort to benefit all.
>>> https://translate.sugarlabs.org/ja/
>> Devin speaks Japanese and has been working with a colleague from
>Japan who
>> is familiar with all of the specialized music terms so for the
>moment, we
>> are in good shape. (Devin also translated the guide into Japanese.)
>> -walter
>>> cjl
>>> On Sun, Jan 7, 2018 at 8:50 PM, Walter Bender
><walter.bender at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Devin Ulibarri is returning from Japan, where he ran a number of
>>>> Blocks workshops. While he was there, he also met with METI (the
>>>> ministry of economics, trade, and industry), which has a interest
>in STEM
>>>> education and with whom he initiated talks about doing a
>>>> initiative in Japan. He has been invited back to follow up on the
>work at a
>>>> school in Yolohama and to have follow-up meetings with METI. He is
>>>> requesting funds to support his travel:
>>>> * between US $800-1200 for airfare; and
>>>> * approximately $40 for local transportation in Japan
>>>> He has accomodations accounted for and hence does need funds for a
>>>> Motion 2018-02: Provide Devin Ulibarri with travel money for March
>>>> workshops and follow-up meetings in Japan of an amount not
>exceeding US
>>>> $1250.
>>>> ----
>>>> Additional background on the trip privided by Devin can be found
>>>> The main gist is that the Yokohama Frontier High School (
>>>> http://www.edu.city.yokohama.lg.jp/school/hs/sfh/index.cfm/37,html)
>>>> does special science festivals about once a year and they would
>like me to
>>>> be their special guest in March (3/16). For planning purposes (and
>for the
>>>> best airfare rate), it is important to know whether the airfare
>would be
>>>> paid for in advance. I asked if they have a budget to pay for
>airfare for
>>>> their guests and they do not.
>>>> I will try to schedule one or two additional meetings around that
>>>> as well, if possible. For example, I would like to meet with METI
>>>> of Economics, Trade, and Industry) once, perhaps the Friday before,
>and try
>>>> to do a couple workshop at a middle school in Tokyo that expressed
>>>> It is the same school as described in these blogs:
>>>> https://musicblocks.net/2018/01/02/translation-of-yokohama-s
>>>> cience-frontier-blog-article-of-devins-visit-on-12-16-2017/
>>>> https://musicblocks.net/2018/01/02/devins-travels-in-japan/
>>>> (They were impressed with the initial showcase, so they asked me
>back to
>>>> be the special guest in March. That is how this got started.)
>>>> The school is asking for various information (e.g. translated bio,
>>>> translated C.V. and Resume), which I am preparing right now. I am
>>>> complete with all of the documents, including a "What is Music
>>>> slideshow presentation in Japanese, of which the most recent
>draft(s) may
>>>> be accessed at:
>>>> https://owncloud.libretools.com/index.php/s/huL6h3MgPf7e9g8
>>>> -walter
>>>> --
>>>> Walter Bender
>>>> Sugar Labs
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>>>> <http://www.sugarlabs.org>
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