[Tiny-tux] [Noisebridge-discuss] Android Usability Workshop, for the user or the rooter: Jan 15, 2012, 4pm, at Noisebridge

Matt Thrailkill matt at thrailkill.org
Sun Jan 15 13:03:09 PST 2012


Is there a final list of talks/presentations for this?

On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 12:24 AM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>wrote:

> There are plans to have some free Thai Chicken and some veggie stir fry,
> as well as a pasta/rice/tofu dish.
>  On Jan 14, 2012 5:55 PM, "Corey McGuire" <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
>
>> See you tomorrow!
>>
>> 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,
>>>> https://www.facebook.com/events/357208274304697/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> 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
>> 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>
>>
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