[SATLUG] Presentation for So. San High School

Peter Cross pjcrux at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 15:28:49 CDT 2010


Ernest that seems to be the best way at this point. I will reach out to the
instructor and find out.

On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 2:58 PM, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm pretty much available any time of the day as we often do outreach to
> students here at my company. So if Peter has a certain schedule he needs to
> meet, I can accommodate that and the teacher's. Perhaps the teacher should
> send us what days of the week/times the classes take place and when he
> would
> want us to come out. Then we can schedule around that.
>
> Ernest
>
> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 2:55 PM, Howard Haradon <hharadon at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 1:17 PM, Peter Cross <pjcrux at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > depending on when it is I could assist as well. I could speak to the
> > > commercial side of selling Linux when used in enterprise data centers.
> > >
> > > On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 2:13 PM, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> I'd be happy to do so...maybe a few of us can go to provide some
> > >> perspective
> > >> on the field...mine would mainly be DoD/Secure systems
> > >>
> > >> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 2:09 PM, Howard Haradon <hharadon at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > Hello,   The message below came to me today.  I am hoping that
> > >> > someone in our group can help out with this.
> > >> >
> > >> > Howard
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > date    Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 11:17 AM
> > >> > subject presenter at a high school
> > >> >
> > >> > hide details 11:17 AM (1 hour ago)
> > >> >
> > >> > "Hello Mr. President,
> > >> >
> > >> > My name is Raul Salazar and I am a teacher at South san High School
> > >> > here in San Antonio. I teach multimedia and computer science. I had
> > >> > been teaching at the middle school, but this is my first year in the
> > >> > high school. So, this means that I had to teach programming. I first
> > >> > started programming using windows, but I knew that I had to
> introduce
> > >> > my students to linux.
> > >> >
> > >> > In our lab we have 26 Dells, and I installed Ubuntu inside windows,
> > >> > since the district technology people get touchy when we mess with
> > >> > their computers. I used Wubi.  So, the main reason for the this
> email
> > >> > is to find out if SATLUG can put me in contact with a person that
> > >> > might come and talk to my students and do a little presentation on
> > >> > linux and programming careers or something similiar. My students
> love
> > >> > Ubuntu, especially the games. We were even talking about doing a
> field
> > >> > trip to a place where they use linux and meet with some linux
> > >> > professionals or programmers.(maybe Rackspace or UTSA)
> > >> >
> > >> > If you have any information on having a presenter, I would
> appreciate
> > >> > it.  Also, we are also trying to program some basic games in python
> in
> > >> > linux, we are having some issues installing it and running Pygame.
> > >> > Well, thanks for any help."
> > >> >
> > >> > Raul Salazar
> > >> > South San Antonio High School
> > >> > Multimedia and Computer Science Teacher
> > >> > --
> >
> > >> --
> >
> > > --
> > > Cheers!
> > >
> > > Peter J. Cross
> > > San Antonio, TX
> > >
> > > "Experience has taught mankind the necessity of auxiliary precautions"
> > > -James Madison, Federalist Paper No. 51
> > >
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> >
> > Ernest and Peter,  Thanks for stepping up on this project.  Maybe
> > it would be good to give me some kind of time frame that would
> > work for you two - times and days that are generally best for you
> > to get down to So. San.
> >
> > Howard
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Cheers!

Peter J. Cross
San Antonio, TX

"Experience has taught mankind the necessity of auxiliary precautions"
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