[Gta04-owner] Fwd: [OHANDA] a Year of Open Source Everything

Sam Muirhead sam at yearofopensource.net
Tue Aug 14 17:57:15 CEST 2012


I would very much like to at least do a writeup and video about the 
OpenPhoenux, its community, its possibilities, needs and challenges.
Obviously it would be wonderful if I could test an OpenPhoenux, but is 
there anybody who might be interested in telling me a bit more about its 
history of the project, and the hopes for the future of open source 
portable devices/smartphones? As the original email stated, I'm based in 
Berlin, happy to do interviews etc in German if preferred. I will be 
travelling around a bit this year, so can visit people in other parts of 
Europe, but if there are any people active with 
Openmoko/GTA04/OpenPhoenux in Berlin, I'd love to hear from you!
Kind regards,
Sam Muirhead

On 05/08/12 13:19, elf Pavlik wrote:
> maybe we could organize an OpenPhoenux for Sam and his challenge? :)
>
> --- Begin forwarded message from sam ---
> From: sam <sam at yearofopensource.net>
> To: ohanda <ohanda at piksel.no>
> Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 11:01:24 +0000
> Subject: [OHANDA] a Year of Open Source Everything
>
>   Hi,
>   I'm a filmmaker based in Berlin, about to start a year of trying to
> live as free / libre / open source as possible - not just software but
> also hardware, clothes, music... everything. it will be the subject of
> a weekly video series throughout the year, with plenty of articles and
> interviews along the way. The fastest way to get to grips with the
> idea is probably to watch the pitch video [1].
>
>   I want to use the project as a way to portray the idea and benefits
> of freedom, transparency and modification in the products we use, and
> tell my story of discovery as a way of tying all of these various
> different aspects together, whether legal, technical, or cultural. I
> think the OHANDA approach is an admirable one and something more
> people need to hear about, and I'd love to meet up with someone (or a
> few people) from the organisation to talk about its aims and processes
> - I'd like to film something if possible but there are other options
> we can discuss for the camera-shy...
>
>   I think OHANDA tackles a key issue in this movement and I'd like to
> show what you're doing relatively early on in the project (which
> starts in 6 days!) but I can start by giving a summary of who you are
> and what you're doing, link to your site, and then a little later in
> the project we can do a more in-depth feature.
>
>   Please let me know if anyone from OHANDA would be interested in
> helping out with the project in any way, if you can offer any support
> or advice, and if you have any links to other projects / organisations
> that may be relevant to my project, they would be very welcome!
>   Regards,
>   Sam Muirhead
>   www.yearofopensource.net [2]
>
>
>
> Links:
> ------
> [1] http://mail.gandi.net/www.indiegogo.com/yearofopensource
> [2] http://mail.gandi.net/www.yearofopensource.net
> --- End forwarded message ---



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