She’s the manager of Learning at One Laptop Per Child, she provides some insights into how the Laptops can be measured to be successfully deployed to children in schools around the world.
October 24, 2011
He now works at Google, he worked on the Sugar software of the OLPC project.
Daniel Drake is working on deploying OLPC all over the world. He provides technical support, training the local technical teams, how to repair laptops, how to setup the school servers and more.
David Cosimano presents the Lego for One Laptop Per Child project, it’s an app that works on the XO Laptop, that allows for the children to send commands to Lego motors and constructions to make those Lego’s do fun things, in some ways, this is a big like creating a Lego robot.
Tuukka Hastrup from Finland consults for FLOSS Manuals, a collaborative manual and document writing software.
The idea is to be able to transmit data over large areas using short waves when there might not be internet. Here he is transmitting text over sound.
E-Toys is presented by Yoshiki Ohshima, one of the creators of the E-Toys app for the OLPC Laptop project.
March 3, 2010
December 9, 2009
This is a video-interview with Walter Bender of Sugar Labs at Netbook World Summit in Paris. Sugar is the Gnu/Linux based OS running in over 1.5 million OLPC XO-1 laptops used by Children around the world. It is the Linux distribution that popularized Linux on Laptop form factors. As I wrote in http://www.olpcnews.com/commentary/impact/olpc_netbook_impact_on_laptop.html the OLPC project has greatly influenced the whole PC/Laptop industry, and with more optimized and streamlined Linux implementations like this new Sugar Linux OS, the influence is only going to be even greater.