IRC log of mw4d on 2009-05-11

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11:43:13 [steph]
zakim, this will be mw4d
11:43:13 [Zakim]
ok, steph; I see MWI_MW4D()8:00AM scheduled to start in 17 minutes
11:43:26 [steph]
Meeting: MW4D IG teleconference
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Chair: Stephane
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Scribe: Raphael
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MWI_MW4D()8:00AM has now started
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+ +0196266aaaa
11:57:42 [steph]
zakim, code ?
11:57:42 [Zakim]
the conference code is 6493 (tel:+1.617.761.6200 tel:+ tel:+44.117.370.6152), steph
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- +0196266aaaa
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MWI_MW4D()8:00AM has ended
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Attendees were +0196266aaaa
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MWI_MW4D()8:00AM has now started
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+ +04122730aaaa
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+ +58110aabb
11:58:22 [steph]
zakim, aaaa is stephane
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+stephane; got it
11:58:34 [steph]
zakim, aabb is raphael
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+raphael; got it
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12:00:34 [mib_iipgnb]
richard scullin
12:00:34 [kiwanja]
there's something funny on the line!
12:00:40 [kiwanja]
it's french :)
12:00:49 [steph]
zakim, ??p2 is Ken
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+Ken; got it
12:01:32 [Phil]
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+ +0776017aacc
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Scribe: Raphael
12:02:07 [steph]
zakim, aacc is StevenW
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+StevenW; got it
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Chair: Steph
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Meetign: MW4D
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??p1 is Mira
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12:03:22 [kiwanja]
steph - will need to leave at 1:40 - have to go out for a meeting. FYI
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12:03:31 [Zakim]
+ +035850558aadd
12:03:31 [Raphael]
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12:03:55 [steph]
e.g. /nickname steve
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zakim, aadd is Lauri
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+Lauri; got it
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zakim, ??p5 is PhilippO
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+PhilippO; got it
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Present: stephane, Raphael, ken, Steve, Philipp, Lauri
12:05:04 [NicolasC]
nicolas here will follow via IRC
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12:05:27 [Zakim]
+ +0773440aaee
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+ +1.413.458.aaff
12:05:37 [steph]
zakim, aaee is mira
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+mira; got it
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zakim, aaff is richard
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+richard; got it
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12:06:32 [steph]
hi Steve it works fine
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Present: Mira
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Steph: Review of action items
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+ +0196266aagg
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zakim, aagg is Betty
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+Betty; got it
12:07:16 [SteveWolak]
have you all seen this:
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I will talk about later ...
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Steph: Invites for questions and comments
12:09:08 [Raphael]
Steph: Attehded ICT Africa in Kampala
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+ +91.11.41.aahh
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Staph: planning to sum up Maputo meeting
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zakim, aahh is Arun
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+Arun; got it
12:10:18 [Raphael]
Any new conference to mention?
12:10:50 [Raphael]
I added one here
12:11:01 [steph]
12:11:24 [Raphael]
Steph: Next: Presentation by Steve on Betavine
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Using technology to facilitate social change
12:13:14 [Raphael]
RD: I also use Kiva
12:13:40 [steph]
rrsagent, make log public
12:14:01 [steph]
zakim, who is making noise
12:14:01 [Zakim]
I don't understand 'who is making noise', steph
12:14:03 [steph]
zakim, who is making noise?
12:14:14 [Zakim]
steph, listening for 10 seconds I heard sound from the following: raphael (51%), StevenW (27%), Betty (4%)
12:14:51 [Raphael]
weird, I cut my voice channel...
12:15:04 [steph]
zakim, mute raphael
12:15:04 [Zakim]
raphael should now be muted
12:15:09 [steph]
zakim, unmute raphael
12:15:09 [Zakim]
raphael should no longer be muted
12:15:11 [Raphael]
mute me
12:15:16 [steph]
zakim, mute raphael
12:15:16 [Zakim]
raphael should now be muted
12:17:50 [Phil]
+q phil
12:17:56 [Raphael]
12:18:11 [SteveWolak]
any questions
12:18:17 [steph]
ack phil
12:18:21 [steph]
12:18:31 [Raphael]
zakim, unmute me
12:18:31 [Zakim]
raphael should no longer be muted
12:19:08 [Raphael]
Steph, my sound is not good, could you please complement me, thanks
12:19:24 [rscullin]
12:19:34 [steph]
12:19:54 [steph]
Phil: trying to do a similar things with students here
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but missing tools and skills to complete projects
12:20:19 [steph]
how university students can work with betavine
12:20:22 [steph]
12:20:47 [steph]
phil: using students at the end of university life, doing projects
12:20:57 [SteveWolak]
can you send me a link
12:20:59 [steph]
and we want them to make real-world projects
12:21:22 [steph]
time and availability is a major issue
12:21:45 [steph]
steve: global developper community includes but not limited to student
12:22:32 [Raphael]
Phil: main issue is group discipline
12:23:00 [Raphael]
zakim: mute me
12:23:18 [steph]
zakim, who is making noise ?
12:23:31 [steph]
stephen: good idea to package work for students
12:23:36 [Zakim]
steph, listening for 17 seconds I heard sound from the following: StevenW (22%), PhilippO (66%), Betty (4%)
12:23:45 [steph]
zakim, mute me
12:23:45 [Zakim]
stephane should now be muted
12:23:49 [steph]
zakim, unmute me
12:23:49 [Zakim]
stephane should no longer be muted
12:23:51 [Raphael]
zakim: unmute me
12:24:03 [steph]
ack raphael
12:24:41 [steph]
raphael: more in hte problem owner side
12:24:53 [steph]
what are your business model ?
12:25:21 [steph]
stephen: no particular business model, depneding on who is solving which problem
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might involve local operators launching a new service
12:26:09 [steph]
number of different models
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and number different model for funding them
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including commercial ones
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could be also funded by gov. or public sectors. we are open
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and explore different opportunities
12:26:56 [steph]
ack me
12:27:37 [Raphael]
Steph: understands that there is no technology limitation (i.e. SMS)
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are there guidelines for projects?
12:28:21 [Raphael]
Steve: are going to come up with guidelines
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and a co-creation space
12:29:26 [Raphael]
Steph: will there be development, standardized technologies?
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development guidelines
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Steve: will encourage open-source solutions
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but no limited to
12:30:37 [rscullin]
12:30:52 [steph]
ack rscullin
12:31:19 [Raphael]
Richard: the next three years there will see 1 billion subscribers at BoP
12:32:50 [Raphael]
there is an active entrepreneurial group at MIT on these development issue and apps
12:33:07 [Raphael]
sees links with betavine initiative
12:33:26 [steph]
zakim, who is making noise ?
12:33:43 [Zakim]
steph, listening for 10 seconds I heard sound from the following: StevenW (75%)
12:33:58 [Raphael]
Steve is back on the presentation, slide 14
12:36:49 [Raphael]
Steph: what is your timeline?
12:37:08 [Raphael]
Steve: build the website between now and Sept.
12:37:19 [Raphael]
run a pilot between Sept and new year
12:38:01 [Raphael]
looking for NGOs to sign up for the trial in Sept.
12:38:08 [SteveWolak]
12:38:21 [Raphael]
looking for feedback via his blog
12:39:46 [rscullin]
12:39:53 [Raphael]
Steve: anyone has contact with NGOs?
12:39:56 [steph]
ack rscullin
12:41:05 [Raphael]
12:42:03 [Raphael]
Steph: you may want to look at the participants list of the Maputo Workshop for NGO names
12:42:29 [Phil]
12:42:57 [steph]
ack raohael
12:43:02 [steph]
ack raphael
12:43:33 [kiwanja]
(need to shoot, steph. interesting presentation. let's connect in the week!)
12:44:09 [Zakim]
12:44:46 [Raphael]
Raph: can the platform work with projects that take place in countries where Vodafone is absent?
12:44:50 [Raphael]
Steve: yes
12:45:04 [steph]
ack phil
12:45:04 [Raphael]
Steph, I missed the last one
12:45:22 [Raphael]
thanks for completing :)
12:45:31 [steph]
no problem
12:45:38 [rscullin]
Thanks! This was great!
12:45:48 [SteveWolak]
thank you for your time and questions
12:45:52 [Raphael]
Thanks a lot, Steve
12:46:58 [Raphael]
Steph: any other item for this call?
12:47:18 [Raphael]
next teleconf. will be next week Monday
12:47:31 [Raphael]
theme of discussion will be sent later
12:47:53 [rscullin]
I have to drop. thanks!
12:48:04 [Zakim]
12:48:06 [Raphael]
Maputo workshop will also be discuted
12:48:13 [steph]
rrsagent, make minutes
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I have made the request to generate steph
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12:48:27 [Raphael]
rrsagent, draft minutes
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I have made the request to generate Raphael
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MWI_MW4D()8:00AM has ended
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Attendees were +04122730aaaa, +58110aabb, stephane, raphael, Ken, +0776017aacc, StevenW, +035850558aadd, Lauri, PhilippO, +0773440aaee, +1.413.458.aaff, mira, richard,
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... +0196266aagg, Betty, +91.11.41.aahh, Arun
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14:54:49 [steph]
rrsagent, excuse us
14:54:49 [RRSAgent]
I see no action items