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From nurarmenia.org we received:
Dear Friends,

After a brief school recess our students are ready to keep on working hard.
We hereby share some of the maths work they accomplished with the XO.

Best regards,

NUR team

1st form

2nd form

3rd form

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TEDxBogota 2012 “Del Dicho al Hecho” – Video:

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…As a matter of fact, one of Plan Ceibal’s goals was to provide each school with a wireless Internet connection which the XO devices could use, in addition to installing outdoor connectivity points in public places.

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Pupils of Kimisagara Primary School in Kigali using laptops during a lesson. Rwanda is among top 10 African countries in ICT usage. The New Times/ T. Kisambira.
Original post and photo from NewTimes
Rwanda has been ranked among the top 10 countries in Africa that are in better position to benefit from new information and communication technologies.

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John Watlington, CTO of OLPC shares the secret behind the technology that allows thousands of people in the developing world that have access to computers.

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Original by Nurarmenia.org – Newsletter

Dear Friends,
International Mother Language Day has been celebrated every year since February 21st 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

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Power and battery life
The XO-4 features a powerful dual-core CPU running at 1GHz or 1.2GHz, 1GB or 2GB of DDR3 RAM, 4/8/16GB eMMC storage (and larger in the future). It supports a new battery chemistry (NiMH).
XO-4 – HDMI output to monitor
Video output to connect XOs to monitors and projectors has been a popular request. The XO 4 includes a mini-HDMI output port that can drive HDMI devices as well as traditional VGA displays (with an adapter). All in plug-and-play style.

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The touchscreen hardware is, of course, only as good as its software support. Fortunately, the XO’s Sugar user interface is naturally well suited for touchscreen use, with large, clearly designed icons that users instinctively want to touch.
Sketch of the Sugar interface
The changes that the team is undertaking to Sugar are simple and subtle, and designed to feel natural to both experienced Sugar users and newcomers.

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The next generation XO laptop is due to go into production in 2013, offering the first
touchscreen ever provided by One Laptop per Child. In this article, the OLPC development team provides a behind-the-scenes look at the new laptop, revealing what features will be entirely new, and what good things will be preserved.

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Published Monday, February 25, 2013 3:18 pm by Herbert L. White - The Charlotte Post
More than 2,000 elementary school students in the Project LIFT zone will take delivery of notebook computers on Feb. 26.

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