Join July Global Fedora via VOIP Free SW HW Culture Mtgs - BerkeleyTIP
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Sat Jul 3 15:47:14 UTC 2010
On Saturday 03 July 2010, giovanni_re wrote:
>Watch some videos. Mark your calendar. Invite your friends.
>Join in on IRC or Voice. Join the mailing list, say "Hi. :)"
>===== 1) 2010.7 Videos:
>Motorola Droid Metro PCS Apps, makeitcricket.com
>How to write VOIP client in less then 2 minutes, rpdammu
>Open Wonderland virtual worlds platform, Nicole Yankelovich, iED
>How to Succeed in Mobile, Girl Geek Dinner, Kris Corzine
>Using KDE Marble to research your next vacation, Justin Kirby
>Schizophrenic Firewalls - virtualized net stack OpenBSD, Claudio Jeker
>Meet Google Founder Larry Page, Google Faculty Summit 2009
>Building the Python Community, Steve Holden, PyCon 2010
>How Python, TurboGears, and MongoDB are Transforming SourceForge.net,
> Rick Copeland, PyCon
>Introducing Numpy Arrays, unpingco
>== July Meetings - Mark your calendar:
> 3 Sat 12N-3P PST = 3-6P EST = 19-22 UTC
>12 Mon 5 -6P PST = 8-9P EST = 0- 1 UTC Tues 13
>18 Sun 12N-3P PST = 3-6P EST = 19-22 UTC
>27 Tue 5 -6P PST = 8-9P EST = 0- 1 UTC Wed 28
>You're invited to join in with the friendly people at the BerkeleyTIP
>global meeting - newbie to Ph.D. - everyone is invited.
>Get a headset & join using VOIP online, or come to Berkeley.
>1st step: Join the mailing list:
>Watch the videos. Discuss them on VOIP.
>10 great videos/talks this month.
>Join with us at the Golden Bear Cafe, Upper Sproul Plaza, UCB
> at the University of California at Berkeley,
>or join from your home via VOIP,
>or send this email locally, create a local meeting, & join via VOIP:
> Tip: a wifi cafe is a great place to meet. :)
>PLEASE VIEW THE BTIP WEBSITE & MAILING LIST FOR LATEST DETIALS.
>BerkeleyTIP - Educational, Productive, Social
>For Learning about, Sharing, & Producing, All Free SW HW & Culture.
>TIP == Talks, Installfest, Project & Programming Party
>===== CONTENTS: 1) 2010 JULY VIDEOS; 2) 2010 JULY MEETING DAYS,
>TIMES, LOCATIONS; 3) LOCAL MEETING AT U. C. Berkeley;
>4) HOT TOPICS; 5) PLEASE RSVP PROBABILISTICALLY, THANKS :) ;
>6) INSTALLFEST; 7) ARRIVING FIRST AT THE MEETING: MAKE A
>"BerkeleyTIP" SIGN; 8) IRC: #berkeleytip on irc.freenode.net; 9) VOIP
>FOR GLOBAL MEETING; 10) VOLUNTEERING, TO DOs; 11) MAILING LISTS:
>BerkeleyTIP-Global, LocalBerkeley, Announce; 12) ANYTHING I FORGOT TO
>MENTION?; 13) FOR FORWARDING
>===== 1) - See videos list at top of this email.
>Thanks to all the speakers, organizations, & videographers. :)
>[Please alert the speakers that their talks are scheduled for
>BTIP (if you are with the group that recorded their talk), because I may
>not have time to do that. Thanks. :) ]
>Download & watch these talks before the BTIP meetings. Discuss at the
>Email the mailing list, tell us what videos you'll watch & want to
>Know any other video sources? - please email me.
>_Your_ group should video record & post online your meeting's talks!
>===== 2) 2010 JULY MEETING DAYS, TIMES, LOCATIONS
>In person meetings on 1st Saturday & 3rd Sunday, every month.
>July 3 & 18, 12N-3P USA-Pacific time, Saturday, Sunday
>July 3 = Golden Bear Cafe, Upper Sproul Plaza, UCB
>July 18 = Free Speech Cafe, Moffitt Library, UCB
>Online only meeting using VOIP - 9 days after weekend meetings:
>July 12 & 27, 5-6P USA-Pacific time, Monday, Tuesday
>Mark your calendars.
>===== 3) LOCAL MEETING AT U. C. BERKELEY
>RSVP please. See below. It greatly helps my planning. But, _do_ come
>if you forgot to RSVP.
>ALWAYS BE SURE TO CHECK THE BTIP WEBSITE _&_ MAILING LIST FOR THE LATEST
>LAST MINUTE DETAILS & CHANGES, BEFORE COMING TO THE MEETING! :)
>DO BRING A VOIP HEADSET, available for $10-30 at most electronics retail
>stores, & a laptop computer, so you are able to communicate with the
>global BTIP community via VOIP. It is highly recommended that you have
>a voip headset, & not rely on a laptop's built in microphone & speakers,
>because the headphones keep the noise level down. Bringing a headset is
>not required, but is a great part of the being able to communicate with
>the global community. :)
>Clothing: Typically 55-80 degrees F. Weather:
>Other location local meeting possibilities:
>Create a local meeting in your town. Invite your friends. :)
>===== 4) HOT TOPICS
>Android phones - Besting iPhone? worthwhile? How knowable is the hw?
>iPad, iPhone4 & iPod- rooting & running GNU(Linux)
>Skype for group video conferencing?
>Open Wonderland virtual worlds platform
>===== 5) PLEASE RSVP PROBABILISTICALLY, THANKS :)
>If you think there is a >70% chance ("likely") you'll come to the in
>person meeting in Berkeley, please RSVP to me. Thanks. It helps my
>planning. Please _do_ come even if you haven't RSVP'd, it's not
>Better yet, join the BerkeleyTIP-Global mailing list, send the RSVP
>there, & tell us what things you're interested in, or what videos you'll
>try to watch - so we can know what videos are popular, & we might watch
>them too. :)
>===== 6) INSTALLFEST
>Get help installing & using Free Software, Hardware & Culture.
>Laptops only, typically. There isn't easy access for physically
>bringing desktop boxes here.
>RSVP _HIGHLY RECOMMENDED_ if you want installfest help. Please RSVP to
>me, Giovanni, at the from address for this announcement, or better, join
>& send email to the BTIP-Global mailing list telling us what you'd like
>help with. This way we can be better prepared to help you, & you might
>get valuable advice from the mailing list members.
>If you are new to using free software, an excellent system would be the
>KUbuntu GNU(Linux) software. It is very comprehensive, fairly easy to
>use (similar to Windows or Mac), & suitable for personal, home,
>university, or business use.
>We are also glad to try to help people with software who join via VOIP.
>Please email the mailing list with requests that you want help with, so
>we can try to be prepared better to help you.
>Installfest volunteers/helpers always welcome, in person, or via VOIP.
>===== 7) ARRIVING FIRST AT THE MEETING: MAKE A "BerkeleyTIP" SIGN
>If you get to the meeting & don't see a "BerkeleyTIP" sign up yet,
>1) Make a BTIP sign on an 8x11 paper & put it at your table,
>2) Email the mailing list, or join on IRC, & let us know you are there.
>Ask someone if you could use their computer for a minute to look
>something up, or send an email. People are usually very friendly &
>willing to help. We can also email you a temporary guest AirBears
>We will have wifi guest accounts available for BTIP attendees. Be sure
>you have wifi capable equipment. Be Prepared: Bring a multi-outlet
>extension power cord.
>===== 8) IRC: #berkeleytip on irc.freenode.net
>For help with anything, especially how to get VOIP working, & text
>===== 9) VOIP FOR GLOBAL MEETING
>Speak & listen to everyone globally using VOIP.
>Get a headset! See some VOIP instructions here:
>===== 10) VOLUNTEERING, TO DOs
>Enjoy doing or learning something(s)? Help out BTIP in that area.
>Website development, mailing list management, video locating, VOIP
>server (FreeSwitch, Asterisk) or client (Ekiga, SFLPhone,...), creating
>a local meeting. Join the mailing list & let us know. Your offers of
>free help are always welcome here. :)
>===== 11) MAILING LISTS: BerkeleyTIP-Global, LocalBerkeley, Announce
>Everyone should join the BerkeleyTIP-Global list:
>Say "hi", tell us your interests, & what videos you'll like to watch.
>Info on all lists here:
>===== 12) ANYTHING I FORGOT TO MENTION?
>Please join & email the BerkeleyTIP-Global mailing list.
>===== 13) FOR FORWARDING
>You are invited to forward this message anywhere it would be
>Better yet, use it to create a local meeting. Invite & get together
>with your friends locally, & join in with us all globally. :)
>Looking forward to meeting with you in person, or online. :)
>== Join in the Global weekly meetings, via VOIP, about all Free SW HW &
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