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Welcome to Kids on Computers! We're so excited to have you volunteer with us. Here's a quick guide on how we communicate, and how to get started volunteering with us.  
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Welcome to Kids on Computers! We're so excited to have you volunteer with us. Here's a quick guide on how we communicate, how we operate and how to get started volunteering with us.  
  
 
'''Mailing Lists'''
 
'''Mailing Lists'''
 
We communicate mostly via mailing lists and our monthly meeting.  
 
We communicate mostly via mailing lists and our monthly meeting.  
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Sign up for our mailing list here: http://lists.kidsoncomputers.org/listinfo.cgi/kidsoncomputers-kidsoncomputers.org
  
 
'''Web Site'''  
 
'''Web Site'''  
http://www.kidsoncomputers.org . It's a wordpress site, and we've been talking about updating the theme and adding much more content. If either of you (or anyone else on the list) is good with WordPress and wants to help out, please do.  
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http://www.kidsoncomputers.org . It's a Wordpress site. If you'd like to add content, please email the list to ask for an account.
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'''Blog'''
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Our blog is hosted on our web site at: http://www.kidsoncomputers.org/blog. It's also on Wordpress. We'd love to have folks contribute blog postings about work they're doing with KOC. Even just a picture with a caption will suffice! Email the list for an account.  
  
 
'''Wiki'''  
 
'''Wiki'''  
Our wiki is at wiki.kidsoncomputers.org . There are some useful nuggets of info here, but could also use some work in organizing and adding content. We have some technical info about distros and installation procedures, but not as well organized as we'd like.  
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Our wiki is at wiki.kidsoncomputers.org . There are some useful nuggets of info here, but could also use some work in organizing and adding content. We have some technical info about distros and installation procedures, but not as well organized as we'd like. Email the list for an account.  
  
 
'''Inventory'''  
 
'''Inventory'''  
We maintain an inventory of donated equipment at glpi.kidsoncomputers.org. Ask a board member about login info.
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We maintain an inventory of donated equipment at glpi.kidsoncomputers.org. Email the list for login info.  
  
 
'''Meeting Notes'''  
 
'''Meeting Notes'''  
 
Notes from our monthly meetings (and other ad-hoc meetings) are maintained in Etherpad, hosted by Mozilla. Start at https://koc.etherpad.mozilla.org/ 1 and going up to roughly https://koc.etherpad.mozilla.org/ 57
 
Notes from our monthly meetings (and other ad-hoc meetings) are maintained in Etherpad, hosted by Mozilla. Start at https://koc.etherpad.mozilla.org/ 1 and going up to roughly https://koc.etherpad.mozilla.org/ 57
 
Monthly meetings occur on the third Thursday of every month via Skype.
 
Monthly meetings occur on the third Thursday of every month via Skype.

Revision as of 17:08, 8 February 2015

Welcome to Kids on Computers! We're so excited to have you volunteer with us. Here's a quick guide on how we communicate, how we operate and how to get started volunteering with us.

Mailing Lists We communicate mostly via mailing lists and our monthly meeting. Sign up for our mailing list here: http://lists.kidsoncomputers.org/listinfo.cgi/kidsoncomputers-kidsoncomputers.org

Web Site http://www.kidsoncomputers.org . It's a Wordpress site. If you'd like to add content, please email the list to ask for an account.

Blog Our blog is hosted on our web site at: http://www.kidsoncomputers.org/blog. It's also on Wordpress. We'd love to have folks contribute blog postings about work they're doing with KOC. Even just a picture with a caption will suffice! Email the list for an account.

Wiki Our wiki is at wiki.kidsoncomputers.org . There are some useful nuggets of info here, but could also use some work in organizing and adding content. We have some technical info about distros and installation procedures, but not as well organized as we'd like. Email the list for an account.

Inventory We maintain an inventory of donated equipment at glpi.kidsoncomputers.org. Email the list for login info.

Meeting Notes Notes from our monthly meetings (and other ad-hoc meetings) are maintained in Etherpad, hosted by Mozilla. Start at https://koc.etherpad.mozilla.org/ 1 and going up to roughly https://koc.etherpad.mozilla.org/ 57 Monthly meetings occur on the third Thursday of every month via Skype.