Sunday, September 11th, 2011, 7:00pm (1900) PT
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1 [02:03] <pleia2> #startmeeting 2 [02:03] <pleia2> who all is here? 3 [02:03] <gua> i'm here! 4 [02:04] <akk> o/ 5 [02:05] <greg-g> I'm partially here, might go for a walk with the pregnent wife soon-ish 6 [02:05] <pleia2> :) 7 [02:05] <pleia2> ok, we don't actually have anything on the agenda 8 [02:06] * pleia2 waits for wiki to load 9 [02:06] <pleia2> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Meetings/11September11 empty agenda :) 10 [02:06] <pleia2> but we have had some events lately 11 [02:06] <pleia2> DWonderly: you about? 12 [02:07] <pleia2> philipballew wrote a writeup about the san diego jam last weekend: https://philipballew.wordpress.com/2011/09/04/ubuntu-global-jam-san-diego-wrap-up/ 13 [02:07] <greg-g> cool! add it to a team report! :) 14 [02:08] <pleia2> yep 15 [02:08] <grantbow> :) 16 [02:08] * greg-g didn't do that as they happened for Michigan, and had a big backlog of reports to do with reapproval next week 17 [02:08] <pleia2> we've done them monthly for the past couple of years 18 [02:08] <gua> is there a designated time for comments/questions from random people (like me)? 19 [02:09] <pleia2> and we add posts like this to the project page after the event so making team reports are easy: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Projects/OneiricGlobalJam 20 [02:09] <pleia2> gua: since we have no agenda this meeting is pretty free-form, anyone can make comments/questions any time :) 21 [02:10] <gua> ah alright 22 [02:10] <pleia2> today up in berkeley we did the solano stroll, just plugged in my camera to get the pictures ;) 23 [02:10] <pleia2> gave out over 100 CDs, lots of people at the booth all day, lots of fun, too much funnel cake 24 [02:10] <grantbow> \o/ 25 [02:10] <gua> that sounds good 26 [02:10] <greg-g> pleia2: how many -us-ca people were there? 27 [02:11] <rww> o/ 28 [02:11] <rww> (here, not there) 29 [02:12] <philipballew> is here! 30 [02:13] <pleia2> greg-g: jyo, jdeslip at least, the rest were mostly berkeleylug 31 [02:14] <greg-g> cool! 32 [02:14] <grantbow> did Ian make it? 33 [02:14] <pleia2> yep :) 34 [02:14] <pleia2> we're going to play 3ds at the next berkeleylug 35 [02:15] <pleia2> hehe 36 [02:15] <grantbow> cool 37 [02:15] <pleia2> anyone have announcements, comments, questions, other things? 38 [02:15] <pleia2> san francisco ubuntu hour on wednesday evening: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-california/1209/detail/ 39 [02:16] <greg-g> dang, I'll be out of town 40 [02:16] <grantbow> a week from Thurs I am hosting a Global Jam in Kenya to jump start the wiki.ubuntu.com/KenyanTeam - virtual support would be most appreciated. Details to follow. 41 [02:16] <grantbow> err, not Global Jam, Ubuntu Hour 42 [02:16] <grantbow> one step at a time 43 [02:16] <gua> Is anyone taking part in the Stanford ai-class, ml-class or db-class and has heard of Bay Area meetup plans for study groups or would be interested in attending study groups? 44 [02:17] <akk> I'd be interested in a study group for ai or ml ... haven't heard of any plans for one. 45 [02:17] <greg-g> grantbow: nice. 46 [02:17] <makushimu> I had applied for that online AI class, really looking forward it. 47 [02:18] <grantbow> online? excellent 48 [02:18] <akk> grantbow: online and free, offered by stanford. ai-class.com 49 [02:18] <gua> I've heard second-hand stuff about a study group at Hacker Dojo, but if there's demand i'd prefer to have one a bit closer to the East Bay (where I am). I was thinking the places where the DV LUG people meet might be good, or Noisebridge in SF could also work. 50 [02:18] <akk> tens of thousands of students taking it worldwide :) 51 [02:19] <pleia2> my boss wants me to take the db class, but I can't imagine when I'd have time :\ 52 [02:19] <akk> I'm closer to Hacker Dojo than either of those places, myself. 53 [02:19] <gua> grantbow: http://www.ai-class.com/ http://www.ml-class.com/ http://www.db-class.com/ 54 [02:20] <grantbow> gua: dvlug.org and noisebridge.net are both weekly, sounds good 55 [02:20] <gua> makushimu: Would you be interested in attending a study group? 56 [02:20] <makushimu> Oh, I didn't know about db and ml classes, thank you for sharing! 57 [02:20] <locodir-user> IS THERE A LIST OF UBUNTU USERS 58 [02:20] <gua> grantbow: Is there somethng weekly related to AI at Noisebridge? 59 [02:20] <grantbow> locodir-user: no 60 [02:20] <locodir-user> IN CALIFORNIA 61 [02:20] <pleia2> locodir-user: please turn off your caps lock :) 62 [02:21] <makushimu> gua: I would love to try 63 [02:21] <grantbow> gua: not sure about AI 64 [02:21] <locodir-user> ok thank youy 65 [02:21] <grantbow> gua: at noisebridge 66 [02:21] <akk> A list of all Ubuntu users in California would be a very very long list. :) 67 [02:21] <gua> grantbow: Ah, well related to any of the classes really then? 68 [02:21] <pleia2> I'd say the wednesday linux night class at noisebridge from 6-8 would be happy to have the study group people join them 69 [02:21] <pleia2> everyone pretty much does their own thing there anyway 70 [02:21] <gua> makushimu: alright. fyi there are subreddits for each class too. http://www.reddit.com/r/aiclass http://www.reddit.com/r/mlclass http://www.reddit.com/r/dbclass 71 [02:22] <pleia2> s/class/thing 72 [02:22] <pleia2> :) 73 [02:22] <grantbow> pleia2: +1 74 [02:22] <makushimu> gua: Most excellent, thank you! 75 [02:22] <gua> I was thinking of attending a few local meeting things like DV LUG and bringing up the study group topic. 76 [02:22] <locodir-user> i see 77 [02:22] <gua> pleia2: that's a good idea to bring it up then 78 [02:22] <pleia2> yeah :) 79 [02:22] <locodir-user> well im very new to this ubuntu its alot of work 80 [02:23] <pleia2> ok, anything else? 81 [02:24] <gua> Any ideas for groups besides DV LUG and the various Noisebridge groups that might be interested in those classes? 82 [02:24] <pleia2> my solano stroll pictures are now up (I'll add the good ones to the california flickr too): http://www.flickr.com/photos/pleia2/sets/72157627650086116/ 83 [02:24] <pleia2> gua: you might mention it to the sf-lug.org folks 84 [02:25] <locodir-user> the only reason i got into this system and im glad i have is that somoene in ontario california that is really good with the system has been hacking me for 2 years 85 [02:25] <gua> pleia2: Ah, good idea. 86 [02:25] <locodir-user> and im still in luimbo 87 [02:26] <locodir-user> limbo 88 [02:26] <pleia2> ok, I think we can wrap up the meeting 89 [02:26] <akk> locodir-user: If you have specific questions, you might want to wait 'til the meeting is over, then ask -- people are usually happy to help. 90 [02:27] <pleia2> anything else before we finish? :) 91 [02:27] <locodir-user> wow great yes i need help lol 92 [02:27] <pleia2> thanks for coming gua, nice to see new faces! 93 [02:27] <gua> That was a fast meeting. 94 [02:27] <pleia2> no agenda will do that 95 [02:27] <philipballew> good meeting though gua :) 96 [02:27] <gua> pleia2: Sure! I figured people here would be into AI and things like that. 97 [02:27] <pleia2> #endmeeting