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

Corey McGuire coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Sun Jan 15 14:41:40 PST 2012


It's pretty informal.  We'll have some talks around 8PM.

On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Matt Thrailkill <matt at thrailkill.org>wrote:

> 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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-- 
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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