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Re: [vox] K12LTSP, Linux Thin Client for Schools



Hey Steve are you related to Andy Harganon who's a
professor at UC Davis?

Scott




--- Edward Elliott <ed_elliott@email.com> wrote:

> Steve, exciting and excellent work. Let me offer a
> couple of contacts.
> 
> 1) Karstyn McKoy, the Director of IT at Horizon
> Instructional Systems
> in the Sacramento area. I will add Karstyn to the
> BCC on this email and
> he will get your contact information. Karstyn has
> done some excellent 
> work with Linux at Horizon.
> 
> Dan Maria Cui, a friend of mine, is currently an IT
> manager at a school
> system in Bakersfield.I will copy Dan on the BCC and
> he will have your
> contact info. Dan, Steve is a great guy, please do
> me a favor and
> contact him to see if there is a fit between his
> project and your
> work and contacts in education. (Please read Steve's
> original
> post at the bottom of the email.)
> 
> 2) Next week I have an interview with folks at the
> International
> Writing Project in Berkeley. I will ask them if they
> have any contacts
> that could help with this.
> 
> 3) I saw an interesting article about refurbing old
> PCs with 
> Linux for schools. In case you haven't seen it, here
> is the
> URL.
>
http://www.desktoplinux.com/articles/AT3482499605.html
> 
> 4) SUSE has given grants to US High Schools in the
> past. Their
> US HQ is here in San Francisco, the contact number
> is
> 888) 875-468 and the PR peron's email is
>  Martina Krahmer, Media Relations 
> martina.krahmer@suse.com
> PR on SUSE at Chico State
>
http://www.suse.com/en/company/customer_references/pdf/chico.pdf
> 
> 5) You're doing something exciting and exceptional,
> and I think
> Tim O'Reilly would be interested in knowing about it
> and helping.
> Here is a link, I'd recommend calling the company up
> and trying to
> to his assistant. Ask for his recommendations and
> advice and I 
> think he'd lucky to hear your story.
> http://www.oreilly.com/oreilly/tim_bio.html
> Tom Adelstein just wrote an article on Open Source
> and California,
> he has a book published by O'Reilly and might have a
> contact number
> for you. 
> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=7750
> 
> Pamela Samuelson at UC Berekeley is also a supporter
> of Open Source
> http://www.sims.berkeley.edu/%7Epam/
> She sits on the OSAF board.
> 
> Speaking of OSAF, Mitch Kapor would be fascinated by
> this, and
> although he isn't working on an education project,
> I'll bet he
> has great contacts and ideas that could help.
> http://www.kei.com/homepages/mkapor/
>
http://www.osafoundation.org/OSAF_Corporate_FAQ.htm#Q4
> 
> 6)The Taproot Foundation has also been recommended
> as
> a terrifican resource for professional volunteers. 
> Here is the contact information I received from 
> Michael Boykin at CPC Job Connections:
> 
> Jeff Kruger
> Volunteer and Outreach Manager
> Taproot Foundation
> 466 Geary Street, Suite 300
> San Francisco, CA  94102
> 415-359-1131
> jeff@taprootfoundation.org
> 
> I'll bet Jeff has great ties into the education
> area and would love to hear your story.
> 
> 7) Last but not least, your brother Andrew probably
> still has
> great contacts at Apple. If you had a scenario where
> iMacs could
> be the LTSP client machines, I bet Apple could put
> you in touch with
> Apple based schools and even help the project.
> 
> By the way Steve, since you are already linked into
> Africa, let me
> add a site with some interesting news in the South
> Africa region.
> Tectonic with support from the Thawte folks:
> http://www.tectonic.co.za/index.php 
> If you're going all the way to Kenya, you might be
> able
> to swing over to South Africa and hook up with these
> folks.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Steve Hargadon" <steve@hargadon.com>
> Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2004 11:47:44 -0700
> To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
> Subject: [vox] K12LTSP, Linux Thin Client for
> Schools
> 
> Re: I just completed an installation of K12LTSP at a
> charter school in Hawaii,
> Re: and am working with the Canadian government to
> install Linux thin client
> Re: labs in 2,000 schools in Kenya, Africa.
> Re: 
> Re: I'm hoping to find a school, or schools, in the
> greater Sacramento area that
> Re: would really benefit from this technology.  I'd
> like a chance to help
> Re: install or demonstrate K12LTSP, and then
> showcase that school in talking
> Re: with Secretary of Education's office in
> Sacramento.  
> Re: 
> Re: Any ideas?
> Re: 
> Re: Steve Hargadon
> Re: Hargadon Computer, Inc.
> Re: 916-652-8600, ext. 711 
> Re: 
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