Board of Directors / notes

GSTEP Board of Director Meeting Minutes May 29,2013

Greater Salem Technology Equity Project Agenda Ike Box May 29, 2013 5:30 – 7:30 Attendees:  Kevin Bothwell, Ethan Young and Kelley Kirsch Meeting Minutes Board members voted on reviewing meeting minutes as an agenda topic.  Board would review minutes and determine if changes were necessary and agree on if meeting minutes were accepted. Name Transition … Continue reading

Board of Directors / notes

05-01-13 Board Notes

Greater Salem Technology Equity Project Agenda Ike Box May 1, 2013 5:30 – 7:00 Attendees: Kevin Bothwell, Ethan Young and Kelley Kirsch David Duncan, recently submitted resignation due to work and family.   Tabled Topic Question was asked if GSTEP currently needs an Advisory Board.   After much discussion, the board members thought to establish … Continue reading

awareness raising / notes / resources / technical info

Ubuntu accessibility: magnification and large text

The advantage of a 3d desktop If you are lucky enough to have a recent computer with a graphics card that works with Unity 3D, you can simply install compizconfig-settings-manager sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager And then enable screen zoom and screen magnification from within those.  They are wonderful tools. Also, you might be wondering why … Continue reading

feedback / notes / technical info / technology grants

Learning our client’s needs

[NOTE:  Edited and updated from original Feb 28 publishing date] Our technology grant to Sunnyside Organics and Oregon Commission for the Blind has been a great learning opportunity and quite a process for us.  It requires us to think differently in order to address the needs of the people we are intending to serve. Previously, we tried to use Linux … Continue reading

notes / technology grants

Visit to NextStep Recycling

NextStep visit goals: Understand the process intakes setup distribution (outgoing) work out details of NextStep/GSTEP relationship what to take/reject? how to approach large donors? demands/suggestions w/handling process what to send back/forth, and how? (logistics) what stats to keep, and how to keep them? what else to formalize relationship? discuss hardware for 1st project Notes (based … Continue reading