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OLPC deployments – a global approach

Cross-posted from OLPC Friends. I’ve been involved with a couple of OLPC XO deployments now, and the experiences have been extremely fun and satisfying. One of the issues I have faced was simply trying to connect with other deployments to … Continue reading

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Getting access to XOs in Australia/New Zealand

I just wrote a blog post for OLPC Friends Oceania about getting access to OLPC XO devices in Australia and New Zealand: http://www.olpcfriends.org/2009/02/getting-access-to-xos-in-australianz/

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Hooray! Videochat is working!

So after loads of work and testing, we now have a VideoChat app for OLPC that really works Check it out! It is a core part of a trial I’m working on, which isn’t quite yet public news, but more … Continue reading

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VideoChat – OLPC Activity

I am working on a really interesting OLPC XO/XS trial (all to be revealed soon!) where the main lynchpin demonstration is the VideoChat activity. We are certainly looking at the educational benefits, the interesting impact on truancy, and opportunities for … Continue reading

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