[Chugalug] 4th Floor

Darren Breidigan the.bald.headed.yeti at gmail.com
Sat Apr 6 13:56:44 UTC 2013

Maybe it should have said funding for hands on/outside projects in 
addition to regular funds.

There are some schools that have millions of $'s in new computers but, 
none are for "hands on" learning.
(They look good sitting there though!)

On 04/06/2013 09:32 AM, Nate Hill wrote:
> I'm on the road so can't give a longer response now, but I just want 
> to say that we aren't desperate for $ on 4, but naturally it'd be 
> great to have more. It's always good to have more money :)
> This thread has come up because I have racks of computers that were 
> marked to be thrown away (many date back to the 90s) and it seemed fun 
> for folks to hack at them, not because we need new computers and we 
> can't afford them.
> On Saturday, April 6, 2013, Darren Breidigan wrote:
>     I suggest at the next Chugalug meeting that several items be
>     brought up for discussion;
>     1. The 4th floor seems to be in need of funding.
>     2. Perhaps a 501c3 or kickstarter should be considered for a linux
>     advocacy group
>         and meetings/headquarters at the 4th floor.
>     3. Should it be separate from Chugalug?
>     4. Get more people(kids,teens) interested in programming.
>     http://neil.fraser.name/news/2013/03/16/
> -- 
> Nate Hill
> nathanielhill at gmail.com <mailto:nathanielhill at gmail.com>
> http://4thfloor.chattlibrary.org/
> http://www.natehill.net
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