[Tiny-tux] Android Usability Workshop, for the user or the rooter: Jan 15, 2012, 4pm, at Noisebridge
coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Sun Jan 8 17:19:30 PST 2012
Anyone who would like to discuss this event before the event. Please come
by Noisebridge Tuesday Night for an informal discussion.
On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
> Don't forget! Next week, around this time, ANDROID MANIA!
> We'll also have time for talks!
> - Andrew Stiegmann talks on security on the Android device and...of
> course...how to get rid of it.
> - Lief Ryge talks about http://www.servalproject.org
> - We'll also have someone talking about cyanogen mod.
> And if anyone else would like to talk, let me know!
> On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 8:55 PM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>wrote:
>> If you can't open it, you don't own it! How many times have we heard or
>> read that? Doubtless, we've heard it or read it on our most closed and
>> inaccessible possessions! The contracts make us feel like we are renting,
>> software that serves the carrier more than the user, but they are ours and
>> they should operate under our terms.
>> So, I would like to propose that NoiseBridge host an "Android Usability
>> Workshop" event where people of all skill levels and personalization
>> commitments gather to truly make people feel at home with their devices.
>> I invite people to talk about:
>> - Productivity
>> - App selection
>> - App development
>> - Customization
>> - Rooting
>> - ROMs
>> - Spyware, bloatware, nagware, and how to scrap it all
>> - Skirting the the boundaries of the ELUA and getting what YOU want
>> from YOUR device.
>> And a personal favorite of mine
>> - Android as an embedded platform
>> Among other things, I would like people, before the event, to talk about
>> what they want out of their devices. So, feel free to reply with how you'd
>> like to get the most out of your phone!
>> How can people help?
>> - If you feel like a resource but are worried about becoming over
>> committed, message me directly and we'll see if there are others with
>> similar or complimentary skills so that no single person is left fielding
>> all the interested users
>> - Tastebridge, care to help FEED people?
>> - Got some friends at Google working on Android? Anyone from
>> Motorola, HTC, Samsung, etc? Have a club, a bag, and a locking trunk?
>> GOOD! Kidnap them and drag them along! We have ways to make them talk.
>> If people use the book of faces,
> Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler - Albert
> Einstein <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein>
> Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication - Leonardo Da Vinci<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_Da_Vinci>
> Perfection is reached not when there is nothing left to add, but when
> there is nothing left to take away - Antoine de Saint Exupéry<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_de_Saint_Exup%C3%A9ry>
> Keep It Simple Stupid - Kelly Johnson<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_Johnson>
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler - Albert
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication - Leonardo Da
Perfection is reached not when there is nothing left to add, but when there
is nothing left to take away - Antoine de Saint
Keep It Simple Stupid - Kelly
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