Fantastic News -- 3 absolutely stellar volunteers have stepped
forward keeping us all on track:
1) Before the sprint, Mark Battley (Kenya, Tanzania) will be
hacking Sugar video tutorials, and then showing us all how -- with
his amazing new Sugar-on-a-Stick equipment & rig that stands to
empower all, to make their own Khan Academy / Lynda.com-like
personal Sugar tutorials (very compelling shorts vids) around
FotoToon, Scratch, Etc.
3) An action-packed social calendar is coming together thanks to
Laura de Reynal, so you can get to know Boston in the evenings,
kicking back with new Sugar/OLPC volunteers bringing exciting new
from far reaches of the planet, never forgetting why we're all
THANK YOU All for attending, working your asses off on your
favorite chapter most important, remembering to RSVP
([hidden email]) so I can confirm OLPC HQ's small office in fact
has room for you! And until we meet in exactly 2 weeks, keep your
eyes on our wiki and evolving plans here:
http://j.mp/xomanual (click EDIT on top, whatever your chapter
plans, fill us in!)
Virtual Romance Ain't :) Book Sprints depend on the in-person
dynamic around 1 single table. Still, if in-person attendance is
abolutely impossible, please talk to Caryl Bigenho on our public
list[hidden email][hidden email]
(http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/library) if you are motivated to
write a particular chapter, but cannot attend in person, thanks!!
EG. We're thrilled OLPC Australia's Education Manager Tracy
Richardson hopes to contribute remotely.
Accommodations Are: Everyone's responsible for their OWN
housing in Boston, but if you're completely stuck call me and I
just MIGHT be able to help!!