2015/2016 Project Ideas

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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
POSIX server for seL4 Elaine Nemo Implementing a secure capabilities-based Linux-compatible 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
OpenCV Mike Fulton Prep
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