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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Looking for additional mentor for Edgent with community growth ideas/focus
Date Tue, 16 May 2017 21:17:36 GMT
William,

Great presentation this afternoon.

I'd like offer to help you guys as a mentor, you do currently have 4
mentors.  Are all 4 mentors active in the project?

John

On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 9:28 PM William Marshall <wcmarsha@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for posting this, Kathey. For those who are interested in mentoring
> Edgent or simply want to learn more, I will also be participating on behalf
> of Edgent in the Podling Shark Tank event tomorrow:
>
> *Tuesday*, May 16 • 4:40pm - 5:30pm
>
> https://apachecon2017.sched.com/event/9zvZ/podling-shark-tank-roman-shaposhnik-pivotal-inc
>
> -Will Marshall
>
> On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 12:31 PM, Katherine Marsden <kmarsden@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > The Edgent community has just about all the pieces in place, great well
> > designed reliable software for analytics at the edge, great Apache Way
> > attitude and  understanding and open development from the committers and
> > ppmc members, successful releases and good documentation of the release
> > process, very welcoming to anyone who shows interest in joining the
> > community, no sticky legal or IP issues that I anticipate.
> >
> > The only significant problem I see at this point is growing the size and
> > diversity of the user and development community.  Our last new committer
> > was a year ago and just saw only two new subscribers to the dev list in
> our
> > last reporting period.
> >
> > I think it is a good time to bring on a new mentor for Edgent to help
> kick
> > start community growth.   Any interest?
> >
> > At Apachecon this week there are a couple of talks about Edgent.  Please
> > attend if you are there and spread the word to anyone who might have
> > interest in either mentoring or getting involved in the Edgent community
> or
> > trying Edgent.  Please forward to anyone who might be interested.
> >
> >
> > Tuesday May 16 2:30 pm:
> >     * Video Analytics at the Edge: Fun with Apache Edgent, OpenCV and a
> >       Raspberry Pi - Dale LaBossiere and William Marshall, ppmc members
> and
> >       committers for Edgent.
> >
> > Wednesday May 17: 12:15pm:
> >     * Having fun with Raspberry(s) and Apache Projects - Jean-Frederic
> > Clere.
> >
> > Even if you can't come on as a mentor, I would most appreciate advice on
> > what the current mentors can do. I can imagine lots of applications, but
> I
> > don't have a lot of industry contacts now and will soon retire from my
> day
> > job and will have even fewer.  I will probably have some time to yell,
> > "Rah, Rah Edgent!" , but not sure my captive audience (my little brown
> > dog)  has real interest or contacts either.
> >
> > Best
> >
> > Kathey
> >
> > About Edgent
> >
> > Apache Edgent is a programming model and micro-kernel style runtime that
> > can be embedded in gateways and small footprint edge devices enabling
> > local, real-time, analytics on the continuous streams of data coming from
> > equipment, vehicles, systems, appliances, devices and sensors of all
> kinds
> > (for example, Raspberry Pis or smart phones). Working in conjunction with
> > centralized analytic systems, Apache Edgent provides efficient and timely
> > analytics across the whole IoT ecosystem: from the center to the edge.
> >
> >
> > http://edgent.incubator.apache.org/
> >
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