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First Quarter

Face-to-Face meeting

June 26 & 27, 2012 (at the Allied Media Conference, Detroit)

Topic: Getting started / Establishing Communications Protocol

Pre-meeting reading materials and preparation

Agenda

June 26

  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Introductions
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Presentation and Discussion: Purpose of this Training -- Alfredo
    • Why we are here
    • How this will work/ how should this work?
    • Blogging
  • 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm Installing Debian (whezy) on netbooks (prepare prop to explain disk partitioning and do these presentations as the install proceeds).
    • Overview and discussion of netbooks
    • TPC computing or how we use and secure our local machines - Nat.
    • Why we use Debian (and will be starting folks off there as well) - Ross.
    • Install methods (review USB and network install - we will use USB install)
  • 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Reflections/feedback on day

June 27

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am Discharge Sessions: Technology, emotions, racism; creating an environment for addressing conflict -- Alfredo
  • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Mentee groups work with mentors to make new laptop functional (configuring email, using IRC, etc)
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 am Lunch
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm. Check-in on environment/communication
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Overview of Public Key Encryption and OpenPGP - Jamie
  • 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Creating and signing OpenPGP keys - Jamie
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Meet your mentor: break up by mentor, figure out communication methos, etc.
  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Evaluation and wrap up

First Quarter's work

Post-meeting reading materials and preparation

Tasks for first quarter:

  • perfect the Installation, troubleshoot problems and familiarize yourself with Open Source communications tools
  • Try to switch all your computer use to your new TPC. What are not able to do with your TPC? Work with your mentor to resolve as many obstacles as you can.
  • If you have a spare un-used computer in your office, install linux on it
  • If you prefer your existing computer to your TPC, try a dual-boot.