[Haifux] Orientation Day at the Technion

guy keren choo at actcom.co.il
Thu Oct 14 22:50:59 MSD 2010

are we talking about a replay of "staying in linux", or something similar?


Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda wrote:
> Hi All,
> Summary of the day:
> There was no need to stand in the sun - there are huge trees!
> Five people manned the stand at the peak hour (Boaz, Eli, Evgeny, me and 
> two-month-old Ze'ev, who would not have stayed in the sun for an hour). 
> Out of about 200 flyers, 10 were left when guided groups stopped touring 
> (around 14:30).
> We had some luck with CS, EE and IE groups. We focused on those groups, 
> as there was a burst (a rush hour). Furthermore, groups came by 
> faculties, more or less, as the talk in each faculty ended at a 
> different time.
> We were located on the promenade at first, then moved nearer to the ASAT 
> building. On hind sight, we should have positioned ourselves first at 
> Taub, then moved to ASAT building.
> The people who are most likely to show up, in my opinion, are those who 
> already knew what Linux is, and now found out about the club. However, 
> we must remember that those people have had not even one CS semester, so 
> maybe it will be better if the upcoming talk was a talk which does not 
> require any background, and is yet a technical talk (newcomers do not 
> need persuasion - they need an intro to the club).
> Orna
> On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 12:26 PM, boazg <boaz.gezer at gmail.com 
> <mailto:boaz.gezer at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     i can stand in the sun for an hour or two. 
>     On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 12:08, Orr Dunkelman
>     <orr.dunkelman at gmail.com <mailto:orr.dunkelman at gmail.com>> wrote:
>         Dear all,
>         The orientation day will take place this Thursday, between
>         10:00-15:00, where there is a real need between 12:00-15:00.
>         We need two types of volunteers:
>         1. Producing the flyers - design something quick and dirty (maybe
>         based on W2L or such), and then duplicating them.
>         We have very little time, so if you think you can duplicate 2,000
>         flyers (or some of them), please let me know how many you can take
>         care of, and how the ones you have can be taken from you.
>         If you design one - please keep in mind that it may be wise to
>         have a
>         flyer which can be used next orientation day, by the GSO, etc.
>         In other words: plain simple, come to haifux, home of Linux and FOSS
>         in Haifa, or something like that (if no one will raise their
>         hands by
>         tomorrow evening, I will be forced to design one such myself using
>         open office!).
>         2. Standing in the sun for as long as you can (whenever you can) and
>         give these flyers away, and talk people into attending haifux
>         meetings.
>         Starting time 11:30. The longer the better. However, even if you
>         cannot stand there for an hour, even half an hour, 15 minutes,
>         or even
>         5, would be great.
>         For volunteers: please try to find in your closet a nice (i.e.,
>         still
>         wearable, no holes, not 10 sizes too large/small) Haifux-related
>         T-shirt.
>         And unfortunately, we have to do this quickly, so please raise your
>         hands as fast as you can :)
>         Thanks,
>         --
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