[kwlug-disc] website/watcamp maintenance tasks

Joan Currie jecurrie8 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 00:59:47 EST 2019

Hi Paul,

I am interested.  I am working, along with other things, on Technovation
working with 3 grade 7 girls.  But very interested with you guys KWLUG.
Talk soon.

On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 12:37 AM Paul Nijjar via kwlug-disc <
kwlug-disc at kwlug.org> wrote:

> Here are the tasks I was talking about during the meeting. I have
> Lori, Andrew and maybe Colin as being interested with helping on
> these. Is anybody else interested?
> For kwlug.org: Gheorghe has been taking video of some of our
> presentations, but we have not been keeping up to date with getting
> those videos linked on our website. Somebody needs to go through
> Gheorghe's Youtube feed, find the videos we are not linking, and make
> "Page" entries for the vidcasts on our website.
> There is an RSS feed of Gheorghe's video feed here:
> https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?channel_id=UCXHoWbomeIbTcfJeIwpRGbQ
> and the link to his channel is here:
> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXHoWbomeIbTcfJeIwpRGbQ
> Note that Gheorghe attends many user meetings and takes lots of
> interesting video, so some of you may be interesting in subscribing to
> his feed anyways. (And if you prefer audio, youtube-dl does a pretty
> good job of downloading and extracting audio from Youtube).
> For watcamp.com: it sounds as if some of the current watcamp
> maintainers are losing steam. We need some reinforcements who can
> contribute an hour or two a week to follow some feeds and copy
> relevant events of interest into the Watcamp Google calendar.
> In addition, I have discovered that the University of Waterloo Faculty
> of Math's web notice system now has an iCal feed:
> https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/events/faculty-wide-webnotices
> We probably want to be selective about grabbing entries from this
> feed, but there are some good tech-related events here.
> If you would like to volunteer for one or both of these events please
> let me know. Watcamp in particular has been a valuable resource for
> years, and it would be a shame for it to fizzle out now. I was
> actually hoping we could spread the word about it so that it would
> grow (and maybe more people would sign up for the weekly meeting
> newsletter at
> https://off-topic.kwlug.org/mailman/listinfo/watcamp-newsletter_off-topic.kwlug.org
> )
> - Paul
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