[ILUG] Pitching Open Source Software to school kids
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Thu Mar 18 11:17:44 GMT 2010
The thing that interests most people in the office is the range of
easily installable free software. None of our people are computer geeks
so they are not going to trawl the internet looking for Photoshop clones
- but they love the Gimp.
My son recently asked how they made cartoons - I could show him wire
frame models and ray tracing in Blender.......kiddies/cartoons could be
a way in.
Shane Tuohy wrote:
> Hi all,
> In a few days, I'll be giving a presentation to some secondary school pupils
> to promote Open Source software.
> I've a fair idea what I'm going to talk about, but was wondering if you, the
> wonderful ILUG community, had any tips on how I should approach it?
> I know that for the most part, kids aren't too bothered if their software is
> free as in speech, so I won't be highlighting that part of the argument.
> What'ya reckon? Lots of flashy eye candy? Free as in beer?
> Looking forward to yere input.
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