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Upcoming 5MoF: April 5th, 2017 7:00pm

The sudo room five minutes of fame is a social event where a bunch of folks meet up and munch on snacks while some folks make short 5 minute presentations about projects they're working on or things they care about.

This type of event is blatantly stolen^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hheavily inspired by the noisebridge 5MoF events.

People are encouraged to bring snacks/food/drinks.

Schedule

These events happen every first Wednesday of the month at sudo room!

Email info@sudoroom.org or the sudo room mailing list to claim a slot for your project. All we need is the title of your presentation and a way to contact you.

7 minutes are allocated to each 5MoF presentation which includes 5 minutes for the presentation, time for questions and time for the next person to get their computer hooked up.

  • 7 pm: People shuffle in, snack on food and get settled
  • 7:30 pm: 1st 5MoF presentation
  • 7:37 pm: 2nd 5MoF presentation
  • 7:44 pm: 3rd 5MoF presentation
  • 7:51 pm: 4th 5MoF presentation
  • 7:58 pm: 5th 5MoF presentation
  • 8:05 pm: 10 minute break (announced as a 5 minute break so we actually stay on time)
  • 8:15 pm: two-minute explanation of sudo room and the Omni. Donation hat passed around. New members encouraged to sign up right then and there.
  • 8:18 pm: 6th 5MoF presentation - This is the remote presentation which gives time to set up the video conferencing during the break.
  • 8:25 pm: 7th 5MoF presentation
  • 8:32 pm: 8th 5MoF presentation
  • 8:39 pm: 9th 5MoF presentation
  • 8:46 pm: 10th 5MoF presentation
  • 8:53 pm: Announce https://pad.riseup/p/sudoride for letting people ride-share back home.
  • 8:54 pm: Social hangouts and tour of omni for new folk.
  • 10:00 pm: Cleanup of food, chairs, etc. and moving folks to sudo room for continued hacking/socializing.

For speakers

We provide a stage with a small podium for a laptop, amplified microphone, spotlights and a projector.

We provide a laptop running lubuntu (with firefox) which is already hooked up to the projector, internet and audio. It has LibreOffice and the Eye of Gnome image viewer. You can either make you presentation available on the internet or on a USB stick. As you are setting up to speak please tell a volunteer if you plan to use audio from the laptop.

If you want to use your own laptop we provide the following connectors:

  • VGA and HDMI for projector hookup. If you need anything else then bring the appropriate adapter.
  • Ethernet for internet. Don't rely on wifi. If you don't have ethernet then bring the appropriate adapter.
  • Mini jack (3.5 mm TRRS) for audio output from your laptop.
  • Power

If you want to remote in, please email info@sudoroom.org before the event. You will need to use a WebRTC-based (web-based) video chat client which works in firefox and does not require any plugins to be installed nor any signup. Right now we're recommending takly but we're open to suggestions.

If you have any other needs, please contact info@sudoroom.org before the event.

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