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Blog post - Can Inkscape reduce the number of incarcerated people?

From: Phil Shapiro 
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Hi chugaluggers, 


Here's a think piece blog post I wrote yesterday for opensource.com 


Thanks for sharing it with anyone you know who would be interested in it. 


http://opensource.com/life/13/1/inkscape-save-from-crime 


The general public is not yet aware that open source is the most promising 
route to a more inclusive society. We need to do a lot better getting that message out. 


phil 

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"Wisdom begins with wonder." - Socrates 
"Learning happens thru gentleness." 


=============================================================== From: James Nylen ------------------------------------------------------ How can children learn to use Inkscape? My wife has a 3rd grade student that this could be really good for.

=============================================================== From: wes ------------------------------------------------------ the same way they learn everything else: play with it til it does something neat. -wes

=============================================================== From: Phil Shapiro ------------------------------------------------------ Thanks for asking, James. Maybe a good starting point are the nicely done simple lessons at http://inkscapefans.blogspot.com The goldmine of Inkscape tutorials is at http://screencasters.heathenx.org/ phil ----- Original Message ----- From: "James Nylen" To: "CHUGALUG" Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 12:48:40 PM Subject: Re: [Chugalug] Blog post - Can Inkscape reduce the number of incarcerated people? How can children learn to use Inkscape? My wife has a 3rd grade student that this could be really good for. Hi chugaluggers, Here's a think piece blog post I wrote yesterday for opensource.com Thanks for sharing it with anyone you know who would be interested in it. http://opensource.com/life/13/1/inkscape-save-from-crime The general public is not yet aware that open source is the most promising route to a more inclusive society. We need to do a lot better getting that message out. phil -- Phil Shapiro, pshapiro@his.com http://www.his.com/pshapiro/briefbio.html http://www.twitter.com/philshapiro http://www.his.com/pshapiro/stories.menu.html "Wisdom begins with wonder." - Socrates "Learning happens thru gentleness."