2015/2016 Project Ideas
This is a community-driven list of project ideas for the 2015/2016 academic year; please feel free to add to it, or to bother whomever the project head would be!
Statuses are as follows:
Need Leader: The project has been suggested, but no one has volunteered to coordinate it.
Prep: A person has volunteered to coordinate the project, but needs to prepare or is busy with other things.
Ready: The project would begin if enough people were interested. Feel free to join!
In progress: The project has started. Feel free to join!
|Project Name||Project Leader||Notes||status|
|Museum catalog (like open collective)||Need Leader|
|UFSCLC||Graham Northup||The United Federation of Student Communities for Libre Computing project (probably involving simple websites and hosting)||Ready|
|FRUX||Alan Beadle||A GNU/Linux-libre distribution based on the free-software parts of CRUX||Ready|
|Mesh Networking||Elaine Nemo||Creating a mesh network for fun!||Prep|
|FPGA (OpenRISC, RISC-V)||Exploring implementing or using existing implementations of free, openly developed ISAs on an FPGA.||Need Leader|
|Secure capabilities-based POSIX server for seL4||Elaine Nemo||Implementing a POSIX layer on top of seL4 to make it easy to deploy.||Ready|
|Viper||Graham Northup||The successor to the Sol programming language||Prep|
|PDP-11 hackery||Alan Beadle||Ready|
|ITL Chorus||Graham Northup||An entire chorus of singing computers!||Ready|
|Tux robot||Kyle Pedersen, Phong Ho||In Progress|
|Mobile Application Development||Need Leader|
|Flask/Basic Web Applications||Graham Northup||How to spin up a web app in an hour or two||Prep|
|Big Blue Button||Benjamin Lannon||An open source web conferencing system made for remote learning||Ready|
|Telepresence robot||Need Leader|