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Chat with Nigeria and Pamela at 8:00 am London time Sunday; and Thursday

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  • ms@auste.elnet.lt
    Hi from Chicago. I share Lorraine Duff s invitation to chat at our WorkNets chat room http://www.worknets.org/chat/base/ I hope that some of us might make
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 17, 2007
      Hi from Chicago. I share Lorraine Duff's invitation to chat at our WorkNets
      chat room http://www.worknets.org/chat/base/ I hope that some of us might
      make it (I will be sleeping!) I share below today's chat. I'm glad that I
      showed up, there were a lot of excited participants.

      Also, today I wrote requests to COMMUNIA that they invite Fred Kayiwa and
      Sasha Mrkailo to come to the workshop on "Public Domain and Technology" on
      January 18, 2008 in Torino, Italy. Maria Agnese Giraudo and I will also
      represent our lab there. Paolo Pumilia would you like to come? And perhaps
      somebody from Binario Etico? Or who else, please let us know! I have also
      printed out the Network Agreement and plan to send that out on Monday. And I
      purchased 20 flash drives to send to Fred ($10 each plus tax at Office Depot)
      so I will send them out next week. And I purchased my tickets to Kansas
      City, Missouri and San Diego, California.

      Let's chat this Thursday, 2:00 pm London time about the Rising Voices
      microgrants for citizen media http://wiki.rising.globalvoicesonline.org It
      will be 8:00 am here in Chicago on Thanksgiving morning. I will be there!


      Andrius Kulikauskas
      Minciu Sodas


      Hi everyone,

      I have received a text update from Pam regarding planning to be on-line with
      the participants from the "ICT for Trainers Talking Nigeria November 2007."

      They hope to be able to access the WorkNets chat room -
      http://www.worknets.org/chat/base/ or use yahoo conferencing.

      If anyone is free on Sunday 18th November between 2pm and 3pm GMT and/or
      Monday 19th November between 8am and 9am GMT. Please drop in to chat with the

      To check your timezone visit:

      I will post any further updates as soon as possible.


      CAWD volunteer


      TTAnniversaryCelebration: HI we are the TT group :: We are learning to use
      colour in the chat room :: We like purple :: We chooso blue colour :: We are
      sorry no one can join us today.

      Kazankacomfort: But am in the chat room now

      TTAnniversaryCelebration: WElcome :: Pls chose colour

      Kazankacomfort: Which color do i chose?

      TTAnniversaryCelebration: Any one :: Greeting to Andrius and Sasha :: Thanks
      for your work in the chat room

      Kazankacomfort: Greetings to Andrius and Sasha

      TTAnniversaryCelebration: Sorry we miss you today.

      Kazankacomfort: Sorry we missed you today!

      AndriusKulikauskas: Hello from Chicago! :: I am glad to see you here, are you
      in Nigeria?

      Kazankacomfort: Yes

      AndriusKulikauskas: Hi :: I am only here briefly but let's chat!

      Kazankacomfort: Hello

      AndriusKulikauskas: What is your name?

      Kazankacomfort: Kazanka Comfort

      AndriusKulikauskas: My name is Andrius Kulikauskas and I live in Lithuania
      but right now I am visiting my friend David in Chicago, Illinois, USA :: What
      part of Nigeria are you in? :: Are you with Pamela McLean? :: Do you use the
      Internet often?

      Kazankacomfort: Northern Nigeria

      AndriusKulikauskas: Are you in an Internet cafe?

      Kazankacomfort: Yes Pam is with us at the moment in Kafanchan

      AndriusKulikauskas: Please say hello, that is excellent that she has arranged
      this chat.

      Kazankacomfort: We are in one of the lecture halls in Fantsuam.

      AndriusKulikauskas: There is a contest that you might be aware of. Rising
      Voices is offering up to 5,000 USD for small proposals for teaching people
      how to use citizen media such as blogs, especially in their native languages.
      :: See: http://wiki.rising.globalvoicesonline.org/ for more information

      Kazankacomfort: Thanks for the greetings

      AndriusKulikauskas: Do you use email very much? Do you check your email

      Kazankacomfort: This a very useful information

      AndriusKulikauskas: Please write more about yourself, what are your
      interests? what are you studying?

      Kazankacomfort: What time it is in America?

      AndriusKulikauskas: I lead the Minciu Sodas laboratory for serving and
      organizing independent thinkers around the world.

      TTAnniversaryCelebration: We will be here tomorrow between 3-4 pm nigeria

      AndriusKulikauskas: It is 7:44 am and I need to take a shower and my
      colleague just came in.

      Kazankacomfort: We are a group instructors in Fantsuam and techers in Rural
      Nigeria. Our interest is to see how we call inprove teching computerswith a

      TTAnniversaryCelebration: GMT 1400-1500 :: Thanks bye for now

      AndriusKulikauskas: Hi again :: Edward Damal is with me and so is David

      TTAnniversaryCelebration: Greeting to you all

      AndriusKulikauskas: Edward he's a father of my friend Joe and he lent money
      for our laboratory several years ago which I still have to repay :: so we
      discuss that :: so I show him what we are doing.

      Kazankacomfort: We arevery grateful to you! :: Our time is nearly up

      TTAnniversaryCelebration: We are excited hearing from you(mercy) :: this has
      been an overwhelming expirence(sabo) :: we are gresatful for your generous
      support(all) :: hope to join you tomorrow , its good for you to bring ther
      world together :: ofcourse through what you guys are doing :: we will soon
      get cut off :: this omolayo

      AndriusKulikauskas: Hi thank you for all of your efforts to connect with us!
      :: You are wonderful! :: and it is so exciting to hear from you :: and learn
      about you :: I encourage us to think independently - to work on our own -
      because our work will bear fruit for all to enjoy :: as you see with Pamela's
      work :: Thanks to Pamela this chat has thrived :: and we have people come from
      around the world :: I don't know if I can come tomorrow but I will try to
      invite more people.
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