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Re: [MirageOS-devel] Databox Launch Event

...and before anyone else points it out, of course I meant October
2016 below, not October 2017. We're good, but not that good...! :)

On 3 March 2017 at 11:31, Richard Mortier <richard.mortier@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Everyone; Databox is a project where we're making use of some
> Mirage components, so hopefully this will be of interest to some.
> We're having an open-source community launch of the Databox project on
> Friday 24th of March at Darwin College, in co-operation with the OCaml
> Labs in Cambridge. The Databox Project, started in October 2017 with
> generous funding by EPSRC, is building an open-source personal
> networked device, augmented by cloud-hosted services, that collates,
> curates, and mediates access to an individual’s personal data by
> verified and audited, locally-executable, third party applications and
> services. The platform is built using Docker containers, and should
> work on any platform with Docker support. We're endeavouring to
> provide support for ARM devices such as the Raspberry Pi 3 in this
> initial release, as well as x86 NUCs.
> Registration is via
> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/databox-open-source-community-launch-tickets-32288471688
> and closes March 10th. At this event we want to introduce the Databox
> to you, and then we hope to engage with security & privacy
> enthusiasts, data visualisation & analytics fans, and potential app
> developers to begin building a community and ecosystem around the
> Databox. We’re open to contributions of all kinds, from improvements
> to core components, to helping you integrate your favourite IoT
> devices, to brainstorming what apps and devices you want to see the
> Databox support! You can find out more about the project on
> http://www.databoxproject.uk/ and view the in-progress code at
> https://github.com/me-box/.
> Venue: Darwin College Cambridge, Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9EU,
> United Kingdom
> Date: Friday 24th  March 2017
> Agenda:
> 9:30-10:00 Registration, Coffee and pastries
> 10:00  Welcome and Introduction to the Databox project
> 10:20 Introduction to the open source platform and components (Databox team)
> 11:00 SDK and Building an example app
> 11:30 Feature requirements discussions and BoF work groups
> 12:00 Development session I
> 13:00 Buffet Lunch
> 13:30 Development session I continued
> 14:30 Tea Break
> 14:45 BoF sessions II
> 15:00 Feature & App development session II
> 16:30 Group/individual presentations
> 17:00 Close
> 18:30 Drinks and dinner
> --
> Richard Mortier
> richard.mortier@xxxxxxxxxxxx

Richard Mortier

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