Outreach opportunity: running @imakefoss Twitter account for a week

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Outreach opportunity: running @imakefoss Twitter account for a week

Post by kkremitzki » Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:50 pm

Howdy, I've been invited to run the https://twitter.com/imakefoss account for a week next month. This is a nice outreach opportunity for FreeCAD although I'll also probably be talking a bit about Debian and KDE as well since I'm also a Debian Developer and working on getting my first patch into KDE.

Anyway, the general idea as far I see it is to try to generate engagement by running "Twitter threads", where I have several tweets over some course of time on a given topic, such as getting started using FreeCAD. I have a few ideas myself already, such as "how did I get involved with FOSS", but I would like to have at least 7 thread ideas and more wouldn't hurt.

Any suggestions/ideas?
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Re: Outreach opportunity: running @imakefoss Twitter account for a week

Post by ezzieyguywuf » Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:22 pm

"If I can afford a commercial software, why should I still consider/care about FOSS?"

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Re: Outreach opportunity: running @imakefoss Twitter account for a week

Post by Kunda1 » Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:33 pm

kkremitzki wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:50 pm
Any suggestions/ideas?
* Fleshing out concepts from FreeCAD_Managing_Expectations but in regards to all FOSS (pat david did a presentation on this for gimp called "Why the GIMP Team Obviously Hates You (Pat David @SCaLE16x)"
* Spotlight the work over at hackaday using FreeCAD and KiCAD https://twitter.com/hackadayio/status/1 ... 8704777217
* How FreeCAD can be an essential part of your workflow (if you are a user/inventor/entrepreneur etc...) spotlight different users like: sliptonic, https://twitter.com/chakkreetiya, ppemawm and others
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Re: Outreach opportunity: running @imakefoss Twitter account for a week

Post by Bance » Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:42 pm

We often see open projects that use propriety software for the design, explaining that these projects are restrictive because of that, shows how important FC is......

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Re: Outreach opportunity: running @imakefoss Twitter account for a week

Post by vocx » Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:04 pm

Bance wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:42 pm
... explaining that these projects are restrictive because of that, shows how important FC is......
This is a good example of using FreeCAD to design and build a complete house. It shows the coordination between the architects, civil engineers, mechanical engineers, etc.

Open Source House with Open Source CAD?
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Re: Outreach opportunity: running @imakefoss Twitter account for a week

Post by Kunda1 » Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:42 pm

vocx wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:04 pm
This is a good example of using FreeCAD to design and build a complete house. It shows the coordination between the architects, civil engineers, mechanical engineers, etc.

Open Source House with Open Source CAD?
Yea, a good resource to check is @thschrader history https://forum.freecadweb.org/search.php ... 6&sr=posts
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