[squeak-dev] Squeak Oversight Board 2015 Elections

Edgar J De Cleene edgardec2005 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 20:06:20 UTC 2015

Seems this year we have a amazing Board again.
Bravo Dave !

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> El 8/2/2015, a las 16:42, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> escribió:
>> On Wed, Feb 04, 2015 at 11:46:11PM -0500, Ron Teitelbaum wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> It's that time again.  Time to raise your voices and elect your leaders!
>> It's a time for you to stand up, help your community and volunteer to serve!
>> Squeak wants you! 
> I am running for a position on the board again this year.
> I see 2015 as a very important year for Squeak. We are moving to an
> advanced 64-bit image and VM, and at the same time we are seeing the
> amazing run-anywhere portability of the SqueakJS VM that can host all
> the images of the last 15 years on any computer with a modern web browser.
> This range of capability, performance, and portability is unmatched by
> anything else I know of in the world of computing. Our challenge as a
> community is to keep all of these things working and easily accessible
> to people all around the world, running all sorts of computers, everyone
> from young kids in schools to people pursuing advanced computer science
> research.
> I participate in Squeak as a hobby programmer, and I value things like
> FunSqueak, Scratch, and Etoys that make computing fun and accessible to
> all. I see Squeak as much more than technology, it is a human-focused
> system that needs insight and vision in order to thrive and grow. We
> really need to bring women into the community. And we need to do a better
> job of connecting with Squeak users and contributors around the world,
> especially in places where English language is not a first language.
> Dave

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