[HacktionLab] HacktionLab status update.
mike at mbharris.co.uk
Wed May 27 17:40:14 BST 2009
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A great list of topics. Reckon some of them are already covered, but do
you want to update the wiki a bit slotting some of them in?
gringo ben wrote:
> Here are some things I'd be interested in learning/skill sharing/playing with:
> * temporary internet connectivity via 3G or other means
> * mechanisms for sending video/digital images from cut off places
> 2.4 ghz AV senders | wifi NAS | 3G uplink
> * live video streaming via 3G mobile phone
> * social media and it's implications, applications and uses
> * clever and useful things to do with twitter and sms generally
> * mobile publishing gateways to alt media platforms and others
> * VoIP Asterisk etc and neat things to do with ordinary phones
> * Geeks and activism - how to improve communication and understanding
> (there is quite a bit of overlap there)
> 2009/5/26 mick fuzz <mickfuzz at clearerchannel.org>:
>> hi all
>> I just want to do a shout out to see if people are interested in
>> Drupal at all? It's a crazy open source CMS with shit loads of add on
>> We've been doing some pretty interesting stuff with Drupal and
>> Multimedia - I coudl do a workshop on that.
>> But it would be good to get feedback to see if people would like that.
>> On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Mike Harris <mike at mbharris.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Two and half weeks to go, and it's looking like it's going to be a good
> one, whether the weather be hot or not.
> Here's and update on where we are we most things and especially a few
> things we need to get sorted:
> 1. Workshops + resources
> 2. Runner/contact
> 3. Signage
> 4. Food
> 5. Things that are sorted :)
> 1. WORKSHOPS + RESOURCES
> I know that there are some of you out there with workshop proposals,
> that you'd like to run, that you'd like to do who haven't already come
> forward with them. It's a fluid schedule at the moment and some of what
> we actually do at HacktionLab we'll work out as we go, but in the
> meantime, please add your ideas to the wiki page below and/or send your
> ideas to this list:
> Also, if you're running a workshop, please let me know via the list what
> kit you will need if any to do it - such as flip-chart, pens, projector,
> laptop, Internet, etc.
> 2. RUNNER/CONTACT
> We need a couple of people preferably who are willing to collect anyone
> that is arriving late from Chepstow and needs a lift to Redbrook
> village. You need to be up for driving to get them and have a vehicle
> to do it in. This is likely to be on the Thursday night and during
> Friday. Anyone up for this?
> I propose we have a mobile number dedicated for people to call if they
> have difficulties arriving or questions. We ought to get a new mobile
> phone sim card for this and then publish the number to the web site.
> I've a spare unlocked mobile for this purpose. Anyone have a spare
> unused sim?
> 3. SIGNAGE
> We need signage for HacktionLab to direct people up from Redbrook
> village to the farm.
> Would someone who is either coming with the forward crew on Wednesday or
> arriving early on Thursday be up for making some signs to bring with
> them (or bringing the materials to make them with them). Signs we need
> are at least 4 directing people up the hill to HacktionLab and also one
> that indicates where the barn and camping fields are.
> 4. FOOD
> Do really need to know numbers for food, so please, please either
> complete the Doodle at http://doodle.com/tq2zgqt7h887n2qm - or
> otherwise if you don't want to fill in the Doodle for whatever reason,
> email either the list or me personally and let me/us know. Thanks.
> And just a reminder, to save lugging a load of crockery up to the Farm,
> please bring your own plate, cup, bowl, knife, fork and spoon with you
> if you can. Thanks.
> 5. THINGS THAT ARE SORTED :)
> For the record, the other things that are already under control are the
> fire provision, food purchase and delivery, the cider, toilet facilities
> and low-voltage lighting thanks to Woodsy, John, Amias, Jane, Rich,
> Llanos and Sam respectively.
> That's all for now folks.
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