Fernando da Rosa just published a lovely blog post about the 160,000 children in CEIBAL using Sugar on Linux, and what this means for their community. A must-read; with a 3-minute video pastiche that says it all without needing any words: 1 year of CEIBAL + OLPC
From his post:
OLPC.tv is a collection 362 videos about OLPC from around the world. It has been updating since January 2007 by fan and volunteer Nicolas Charbonnier, of Denmark. Now its efforts are being expanded to include other Sugar and 1:1 Computing videos.
If you have a video to suggest to add to the ones already posted, please send them to olpctv <at> laptop.org. If you are at an OLPC event, school, or meetup, help take videos of the people there (with the consent of teachersRead the rest of this entry
Yirkalla is being well-covered by Australian media. TEN Digital devoted part of a weekend episode to the deployment, including this video from the classroom during the first day of the deployment.Read the rest of this entry
Pixel Qi is showing off at Computex this week in Taipei, and Charbax just posted a detailed interview with Mary Lou Jepsen from the floor. Look for the "Qi" button at 0:25, and serious geeking out on the physics and fab process starting at 5:00... and for the rest of the video! (For a quicker soundbite, he also posted this side-by-side iPad / iPhone / 3Qi comparison video yesterday.)
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Pixel Qi are having a good quarter. They are offering a variety of display options, including wide-view, anti-reflective coating, and a capacitive touchsreen. And they have started winning industry awards. More details, and a Notion Ink interview (they say their Adam tablet will release on time in a few months), after the jump.
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