[linux] Fwd: BookCrossing News & Whatnot - Spring Hire (fwd)

Richard Lotz rlotz at u.washington.edu
Fri Mar 19 09:00:25 PST 2004


For anyone with tech books gathering dust on their shelves...

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> STILL TIME TO SHIP TECH BOOKS TO IRAQ

>

> This is your last chance to release your no-longer-needed computer

> books to Iraq! They must arrive by next Friday!

>

> BookCrossing and the Freedom Technology Center of Mountain View,

> California are teaming up to help jump-start Iraq's infrastructure

> recovery with computer software and hardware book donations.

> Volunteers will meet at Mountain View's Freedom Technology Center all

> day Friday, March 26 to pack and ship badly-needed computer books to

> Iraq. Today in Baghdad, up-to-date PC hardware and software are

> readily available, but computer books are not. Iraq's new techies need

> books to learn.

>

> How can you help? By shipping computer tech books to their California

> office so they arrive within the next 2 weeks! So go ahead, look on

> your shelves - anything related to computers will help. Register and

> then release them to:

>

> Freedom Technology Center

> 278 Hope St. Suite E

> Mountain View, California 94041-1308 USA

>

> Let's show them the generosity and responsiveness of the BookCrossing

> community, and have some fun tracking the progress of the books in

> Iraq along the way!

>

> Read the official press release:

> http://www.bookcrossing.com/pr/freedom-tech-iraq-2004.html

>

>

-richard

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Richard Lotz
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