On the streets
rmdegennaro at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 15:56:11 BST 2008
Hah, sorry about that. Cut & paste error while trying to do too many things
at once. I wanted to ask you and thought I should send direct to you. But
hit reply to Theresa, and removed her from TO without adding her or the list
back to CC!
On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 9:58 AM, Danny Piccirillo <
danny.piccirillo at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure if you did this intentionally, but you didn't hit "reply all"
> so your message didn't go to the mailing list, just me.
> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 9:45 AM, Ralph deGennaro <rmdegennaro at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I like the idea too. Do you have a place (or places) in mind already?
>> Its starting to get colder out, so less wear on the hardware, but less
>> frequency to do it. Do you (or anyone) know about licenses needed for
>> street performers in Boston? And should we worry about it? If we need
>> power for a desktop, being official may be necessary. Unless the place is
>> more at a place of business where we have permission.
> Well the only requirements are lots of people, a power source, and shade
> (so there would be no glare on the screen). I thought about needing a permit
> and we probably do but i don't know about getting one. Does anyone else?
> Oh, and work has pulled me away from the "Visit Mom & Pop's" idea. I just
>> delivered the bulk of conversion Tuesday and have a few cleanup things for
>> the next days. But I want to get back to organizing that idea. So far
>> Martin is the only to have volunteered; to drive around with me to be
> I might be able to do this too-- are you two going to different places, or
> driving together? I can't drive yet. What exactly do you do?
> Anyways, basically, I'm willing to work on both. And we could probably
>> share materials.
>> p.s. How did you and Mike get Ubuntu email addresses?
>> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 7:22 AM, Theresa Hepburn <
>> theresa.hepburn at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> That kind of sounds like a small Install fest / exploration with a video
>>> camera, which is definitely a good idea.
>>> Danny Piccirillo wrote:
>>> > First off, sorry i haven't been present in a while. School has started
>>> > up and before that i was away. Anyways, this has been discussed before
>>> > but i wanted to get the ball rolling with an Ubuntu showcase on the
>>> > streets of boston. My idea is this: on a nice day we set up two Ubuntu
>>> > machines (one desktop one laptop), and invite people to come and try
>>> > it. We could video record people's positive reactions to make a
>>> > promotional video and other reactions to collect feedback from
>>> > everyday people. We can hand out CD's, pamphlets, etc. Thoughts?
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