Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 33758
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2004/9/25-27 [Computer/SW/Languages, Academia/Berkeley/CSUA] UID:33758 Activity:moderate
9/24    Soda Mark V needs to find a new home; specifically anywhere but in the
        \_ If nobody has mailed you to claim it yet, just hit the
           drives with a hammer and leave it in the hallway.
        \_ Nail it to the ceiling and forget about it.
        \_ Drop it off of Evans.
        \_ The Berkeley public schools always need computers for programming
           and typing labs.  Getting anyone to take responsibility for it would
           be tough though.
        \_ What are its specs?  http://otxwest.org might take it.
           \_ http://soda.berkeley.edu/computing/hardware/soda-mark-v.html
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soda.berkeley.edu/computing/hardware/soda-mark-v.html
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otxwest.org
address about OTX-West provides classroom computers to Oakland Unified schools and home computers to Oakland Unified middle and high school students homes. OTX-West accepts computer hardware donations from local businesses and other organizations. Each computer is tested and loaded with legal and appropriate software for its intended use. Finally, the computers, monitors, keyboards, and mice are cleaned before their distribution. Non-technical volunteers come to the project from all over the Bay Area. These volunteers help clean and prepare the equipment before distribution. OTX-West manages its work through a full-time volunteer Director, 2 part-time staff, and 1 full-time Americorps CTC VISTA.