[TOS] any interest in activities to introduce FOSS projects?

Emma Irwin emma.irwin at gmail.com
Sat Apr 27 22:24:27 UTC 2019

Common Voice <https://voice.mozilla.org/en>is a great introduction to
contributing (open voice dataset).  Super simple, and gives that ahaha
moment I think inspires students dig deeper into the topic.

On Sat, Apr 27, 2019 at 9:32 AM Clif Kussmaul <clifkussmaul at gmail.com>

> Hi everyone,
> A year or so ago, I went to a library open house where students and
> faculty demoed FOSS tools like Audacity, FreeMind, Inkscape, GIMP, &
> WordPress. However, no one I talked to had participated in their project’s
> community. This seems like a missed opportunity, especially for someone who
> uses one project heavily (e.g. a musician who uses MuseScore, a designer
> who uses InkScape).
> Thus, I’d like to develop some activities to help non-technical people
> learn more about a specific FOSS project, and how to access it’s online
> resources and interact with the community. I plan to start with Audacity &
> MuseScore. Please let me know if you have other project suggestions, or
> would like to work together on such activities. My hope is that after the
> first few we can create a template to make it easier to do more.
> Clif
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