[NBLUG/talk] Join July Global Linux via VOIP Free SW HW Culture Mtgs - BerkeleyTIP
jezra at jezra.net
Sat Jul 3 10:44:17 PDT 2010
On Sat, 03 Jul 2010 02:42:52 -0700
"giovanni_re" <john_re at fastmail.us> 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
> Introducing Numpy Arrays, unpingco
> 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
> == 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
> 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
> 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
> account login.
> 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 & Culture http://sites.google.com/site/berkeleytip/
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