[p2pu-webcraft] Webcraft standup [Monday, August 08 2011]!
alison at p2pu.org
Tue Aug 9 17:32:14 UTC 2011
I think engaging digital arts students could be a great opportunity to
connect the two crowds, developers and videographers..
On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 8:17 AM, Jessica Ledbetter <
jessica at jessicaledbetter.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone!*
> Re: What's up in my neck of the woods as a participant/organizer
> *Really dedicated to doing each assignment of the Django course  as a
> participant. I'm hoping to learn things I missed by diving in the deep end
> :) It's going well! I have some code up on github  and hopefully will
> have a fully functioning site by the end. It's hard not to jump ahead.
> Recently, there was a meetup of hopeful Lernanta (our platform) developers
> in Toronto! I was on IRC a couple hours that day, but Zuzel, our lead
> developer, was there in person. I saw questions. I saw answers. I saw
> commits ! I hope that they continue. It was interesting to participate
> from afar vs the online study group I created . Zuzel used a fork of the
> group for the meetup. Makes me wonder if I should try that locally or next
> trip to Mountain View :)
> Re: Popcorn.* I have looked at that for a while and have some ideas of
> what I'd love to do with it -- mostly academic. Unfortunately, I accepted a
> contract that has taken up the free time I had left. It's done in September
> though. Maybe by then they'll have the spiffy creator I heard about?
> I wonder if art students would be a good audience too. I know at my local
> community college they have a computer arts program that I was in (and asked
> to teach at) that has a few web development classes and videography classes.
> I remember for one assignment that I did a Flash cartoon instead of a live
> video :) Why Popcorn might work there: 1) Students are poor 2) Open web
> rocks 3) It's great to experiment
> Plus, selfishly, I'd love to see what artists would make!
>  http://p2pu.org/en/groups/introduction-to-django/
>  https://github.com/jledbetter/cookbook
>  https://github.com/p2pu/lernanta/commits/master (Jon Pipitone,
> gvwilson, mcfazeli)
>  http://p2pu.org/en/groups/introduction-to-contributing-to-lernata/
> On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 5:02 AM, Pippa Buchanan <Pippa.Buchanan at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Thanks for the update Nicholas!
>> re provoking discussion between programmers and videographers: Could you
>> setup an "Ask the developer" task / discussion space and an "Ask the
>> filmmaker" space too?
>> Does anyone else have some ideas for Nicholas? Or some updates?
>> On 8 August 2011 20:10, Nicholas Doiron <ndoiron at andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone:
>>> I just finished participating in the Knight-Mozilla Learning Lab, a
>>> journalism-technology mash-up. The course page recorded amazing guest
>>> speakers representing the New York Times, Wired.com, and Al-Jazeera
>>> English. Start with Jeff Jarvis:
>>> I'm also a course organizer for "Interactive Open Video with Popcorn.js"
>>> http://bit.ly/p2puvideo . The Knight-Mozilla group has re-ignited
>>> people's interest in learning Popcorn.js, and I have some new posts
>>> up this month. What I could use help on is figuring out how to get some
>>> discussion going between people with different skill sets (the
>>> and the videographers).
>>> Nick Doiron
>>> On Mon, August 8, 2011 8:57 am, Pippa Buchanan wrote:
>>> > It's time for School of Webcraft standup, you can respond with your
>>> > update whether you're a participant or a course organiser.
>>> > Please let the community know the status of your course or group.
>>> > to include are:
>>> > 1. *what you've been working on*
>>> > 2. *what you plan on doing next*
>>> > 3. *anything you'd like the community to help with*
>>> > 4. *links to really cool demos people in your group have been working
>>> > *
>>> > ps. it's great if you can share who you are and which group you're
>>> > involved with.
>>> > From Pippa, in lieu of a friendly standup bot.
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