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Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor Information Systems Department San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA 94...
Multiple hats... Disclaimer: I  do not  work for OLPC.  I am only a volunteer!
Somebody is finally thinking of the children! To create educational opportunities for the world's poorest children by prov...
in the beginning...
ooh! laptop!  (July 2007)
Give 1 Get 1 – Nov 2007
Next thing I know... De facto organizer for olpc-sf http://tinyurl.com/olpcsf
Where no one has gone [computing] before...
School Galadima, Abuja City, Nigeria  See  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Galadima
Samkha village located in the suburbs of northern Thailand See  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Thailand/Ban_Samkha
Khairat school is India's pilot site. See  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_India
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Ulaanbaatar
Ethopia http://www.reactivated.net/weblog/archives/2008/10/olpc-ethiopia-updates/
Ghana http://www.flickr.com/photos/olpc/2921143251/
Cameroon http://www.flickr.com/photos/olpc/3110907018/in/set-72157611290673682/
Afghanistan refugee camp, Pakistan  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Pakistan/Atlas_School
Colombia http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Colombia
Peru http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Peru
Rwanda http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Rwanda
Iraq http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Iraq
Haiti http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Haiti
Solomon Islands http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Solomon_Islands
Nepal http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Nepal
Uruguay: Every primary school child has an XO. http://olpc-ceibal.blogspot.com/
postage stamps too!
1.6 million XO laptops and counting  See Google Maps   Deployments worldwide Also see:  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Property...
<ul><li>Hook: Free/Open Source Software...
Line: Cute/rugged laptop...
Sinker: Smart kids everywhere! </li></ul>My involvement?
OLPC San Francisco Bay Area http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_SanFranciscoBayArea http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/olpc-sf   ...
OLPC-SF Deployments <ul><li>A hub for exchange  of ideas, plans, content, etc.
Deployments </li><ul><li>Afghanistan (Carol Ruth Silver, MTSA)
India (Humaira Mahi & Sameer Verma, SFSU)
Jamaica (Sameer Verma & Univ. of the West Indies)
Madagascar (June Kleider, XO-ology)
Senegal (Drew & Lick-Wilmerding Schools)
South Africa (EduWeavers)
San Francisco (Starr King Elementary)
Uganda (UC Berkeley) </li></ul></ul>
 
OLPC-SF resident expert
A glimpse... Deployments
India http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Khairat_school
Resident artist!
Khairat school is India's first pilot site. See  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_India
Khairat school is India's pilot site. See  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_India
Khairat Photos http://www.zooomr.com/photos/sameerverma/sets/40064/
Bhagmalpur project <ul><li>Location: </li><ul><ul><li>Village: Bhagmalpur
District: Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh
Railway Station: Shahganj
Bus Stop: Banuwadeeh </li></ul></ul><li>School:  </li><ul><ul><li>Classes: 1 to 8 class
Children: 1087
Teachers: 11
Internet: none
Computers: none </li></ul></ul></ul>http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Bhagmalpur
What's a laptop?
Under a tree...
Bhagmalpur photos Bhagmalpur School http://www.zooomr.com/photos/sameerverma/sets/40063/   Bhagmalpur Village http://www.z...
Jamaica
 
 
 
 
 
Maroantsetra, Madagascar
 
Kandahar, Afghanistan
 
Keur Sadaro, Senegal http://www.extrasleepy.com/keursadaro.html
OLPC Headquarters  1 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Little green machines...
Cost Electricity Networks Content Languages Pedagogy Age Security Theft Appropriateness ... The challenges
Cost US $140 at the factory My Lenovo Thinkpad cost me > US $2500
Electricity Non-traditional sources...
Yo Yo Charger http://www.potenco.com/products
Hand Crank Charger http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Peripherals/Hand_Crank
Pedal power OLPC Afghanistan  http://www.olpc.af/images/HPM/dscf1324.jpg
Solar Panel http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Product_News#Solar_Panels   5 Watt/14Volt panel
Moo power... http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Cow_Power
Networks Offline Moodle Rise of the Sneakernets WWWOFFLE
Content Open content standards (SCORM, IMS-CP) Creative Commons Offline Wikipedia 1.6 million books from the Internet Arch...
Language Diversity <ul><li>India: 28 states and 7 union territories </li><ul><li>The Constitution of India recognizes 22 l...
Languages Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Aymara, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Basque, Bengali, Bengali (India),...
Pedagogy http://www.sugarlabs.org/
FOSS: Free and Open Source <ul><li>When the project started FOSS was the only option that was flexible enough for this pro...
No vendor lock-in on formats
No royalties on redistribution
No discrimination based on fields of endeavor
Scalable global model for software and content </li></ul>
Activities, Not Applications <ul><li>There are no software applications. The laptop focuses children around &quot;activiti...
Activities are distinct from applications in their focus —collaboration and expression </li><ul><li>Abiword becomes  Write
Firefox becomes  Browse </li></ul><li>GTK+ based </li></ul>They don't use Abiword or Firefox.  They “Write” a letter or “B...
Presence <ul><li>Everyone has the potential for being both a learner and a teacher.
Employs a network (mesh or AP-based) that interconnects all laptops within range. </li><ul><li>Telepathy framework </li><u...
Tools of Expression <ul><li>The laptop is a &quot;thing to think with&quot;
Principle of &quot;learning through doing&quot;
Constructivist learning </li><ul><li>http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Constructivism
Seymour Papert (constructionism)
Lego Mindstroms </li></ul></ul>
school...to go
Educational device or trojan horse? Surprise! Its a REAL computer. It can do REAL computer things!
Laptop can also be a: <ul><li>Phone (Asterisk)
Healthcare monitor (O 2 , pulse sensors)
Micro-finance platform </li><ul><li>Record yield, income, loans, payments, etc. </li></ul><li>Anthropological documentatio...
Photos, birth/death records. </li></ul></ul>
OLPC XO-1 Speaker Rotate screen Keyboard Mouse pad Microphone Antenna Camera Gamepad Power Battery USB
XO 1: /proc/cpuinfo
XO 1 /proc/meminfo
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  1. 1. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor Information Systems Department San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA 94132 USA Creative commons license http://creativecommons.org/ One Laptop per Child Project: Plan, Direction, Update, Participation Presentation: Bay Area Linux Users Group ( http://www.balug.org/ ) hello! Unless noted otherwise
  2. 2. Multiple hats... Disclaimer: I do not work for OLPC. I am only a volunteer!
  3. 3. Somebody is finally thinking of the children! To create educational opportunities for the world's poorest children by providing each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop with content and software designed for collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning. — OLPC Mission Statement,  It's an education project, not a laptop project. — Nicholas Negroponte  
  4. 4. in the beginning...
  5. 5. ooh! laptop! (July 2007)
  6. 6. Give 1 Get 1 – Nov 2007
  7. 7. Next thing I know... De facto organizer for olpc-sf http://tinyurl.com/olpcsf
  8. 8. Where no one has gone [computing] before...
  9. 9. School Galadima, Abuja City, Nigeria See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Galadima
  10. 10. Samkha village located in the suburbs of northern Thailand See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Thailand/Ban_Samkha
  11. 11. Khairat school is India's pilot site. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_India
  12. 12. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Ulaanbaatar
  13. 13. Ethopia http://www.reactivated.net/weblog/archives/2008/10/olpc-ethiopia-updates/
  14. 14. Ghana http://www.flickr.com/photos/olpc/2921143251/
  15. 15. Cameroon http://www.flickr.com/photos/olpc/3110907018/in/set-72157611290673682/
  16. 16. Afghanistan refugee camp, Pakistan http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Pakistan/Atlas_School
  17. 17. Colombia http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Colombia
  18. 18. Peru http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Peru
  19. 19. Rwanda http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Rwanda
  20. 20. Iraq http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Iraq
  21. 21. Haiti http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Haiti
  22. 22. Solomon Islands http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Solomon_Islands
  23. 23. Nepal http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Nepal
  24. 24. Uruguay: Every primary school child has an XO. http://olpc-ceibal.blogspot.com/
  25. 25. postage stamps too!
  26. 26. 1.6 million XO laptops and counting See Google Maps Deployments worldwide Also see: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Property:Number_of_manufactured_laptops
  27. 27. <ul><li>Hook: Free/Open Source Software...
  28. 28. Line: Cute/rugged laptop...
  29. 29. Sinker: Smart kids everywhere! </li></ul>My involvement?
  30. 30. OLPC San Francisco Bay Area http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_SanFranciscoBayArea http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/olpc-sf http://tinyurl.com/olpcsf
  31. 31. OLPC-SF Deployments <ul><li>A hub for exchange of ideas, plans, content, etc.
  32. 32. Deployments </li><ul><li>Afghanistan (Carol Ruth Silver, MTSA)
  33. 33. India (Humaira Mahi & Sameer Verma, SFSU)
  34. 34. Jamaica (Sameer Verma & Univ. of the West Indies)
  35. 35. Madagascar (June Kleider, XO-ology)
  36. 36. Senegal (Drew & Lick-Wilmerding Schools)
  37. 37. South Africa (EduWeavers)
  38. 38. San Francisco (Starr King Elementary)
  39. 39. Uganda (UC Berkeley) </li></ul></ul>
  40. 41. OLPC-SF resident expert
  41. 42. A glimpse... Deployments
  42. 43. India http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Khairat_school
  43. 44. Resident artist!
  44. 45. Khairat school is India's first pilot site. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_India
  45. 46. Khairat school is India's pilot site. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_India
  46. 47. Khairat Photos http://www.zooomr.com/photos/sameerverma/sets/40064/
  47. 48. Bhagmalpur project <ul><li>Location: </li><ul><ul><li>Village: Bhagmalpur
  48. 49. District: Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh
  49. 50. Railway Station: Shahganj
  50. 51. Bus Stop: Banuwadeeh </li></ul></ul><li>School: </li><ul><ul><li>Classes: 1 to 8 class
  51. 52. Children: 1087
  52. 53. Teachers: 11
  53. 54. Internet: none
  54. 55. Computers: none </li></ul></ul></ul>http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Bhagmalpur
  55. 56. What's a laptop?
  56. 57. Under a tree...
  57. 58. Bhagmalpur photos Bhagmalpur School http://www.zooomr.com/photos/sameerverma/sets/40063/ Bhagmalpur Village http://www.zooomr.com/photos/sameerverma/sets/40075/
  58. 59. Jamaica
  59. 65. Maroantsetra, Madagascar
  60. 67. Kandahar, Afghanistan
  61. 69. Keur Sadaro, Senegal http://www.extrasleepy.com/keursadaro.html
  62. 70. OLPC Headquarters 1 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  63. 71. Little green machines...
  64. 72. Cost Electricity Networks Content Languages Pedagogy Age Security Theft Appropriateness ... The challenges
  65. 73. Cost US $140 at the factory My Lenovo Thinkpad cost me > US $2500
  66. 74. Electricity Non-traditional sources...
  67. 75. Yo Yo Charger http://www.potenco.com/products
  68. 76. Hand Crank Charger http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Peripherals/Hand_Crank
  69. 77. Pedal power OLPC Afghanistan http://www.olpc.af/images/HPM/dscf1324.jpg
  70. 78. Solar Panel http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Product_News#Solar_Panels 5 Watt/14Volt panel
  71. 79. Moo power... http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Cow_Power
  72. 80. Networks Offline Moodle Rise of the Sneakernets WWWOFFLE
  73. 81. Content Open content standards (SCORM, IMS-CP) Creative Commons Offline Wikipedia 1.6 million books from the Internet Archive
  74. 82. Language Diversity <ul><li>India: 28 states and 7 union territories </li><ul><li>The Constitution of India recognizes 22 languages </li></ul></ul>1. Assamese 2. Bengali 3. Bodo 4. Dogri 5. Gujarati 6. Hindi 7. Kannada 8. Kashmiri 9. Konkani 10. Maithili 11. Malayalam 12. Manipuri 13. Marathi 14. Nepali 15. Oriya 16. Punjabi 17. Sanskrit 18. Santhali 19. Sindhi 20. Tamil 21. Telugu 22. Urdu
  75. 83. Languages Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Aymara, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Basque, Bengali, Bengali (India), Bislama, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Dzongkha, English, English (South African), English (US), Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, French (Canada), Friulian, Fula, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Khmer, Kinyarwanda, Korean, Kreyol, Macedonian, Malayalam, Maltese, Marathi, Marovo, Mongolian, Nauruan, Nepali, Norwegian, Norwegian Bokmål, Papiamento, Papua New Guinea Pidgin (Tok Pisin), Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Punjabi, Quechua, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sindhi, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Solomon Islands Pidgin, Sotho, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Templates, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Vietnamese, Walloon, Wolof, Yoruba... Approx. 96+ languages Tutorial: http://opensource.sfsu.edu/node/452 Translate: http://translate.sugarlabs.org/
  76. 84. Pedagogy http://www.sugarlabs.org/
  77. 85. FOSS: Free and Open Source <ul><li>When the project started FOSS was the only option that was flexible enough for this project
  78. 86. No vendor lock-in on formats
  79. 87. No royalties on redistribution
  80. 88. No discrimination based on fields of endeavor
  81. 89. Scalable global model for software and content </li></ul>
  82. 90. Activities, Not Applications <ul><li>There are no software applications. The laptop focuses children around &quot;activities.&quot;
  83. 91. Activities are distinct from applications in their focus —collaboration and expression </li><ul><li>Abiword becomes Write
  84. 92. Firefox becomes Browse </li></ul><li>GTK+ based </li></ul>They don't use Abiword or Firefox. They “Write” a letter or “Browse” the web.
  85. 93. Presence <ul><li>Everyone has the potential for being both a learner and a teacher.
  86. 94. Employs a network (mesh or AP-based) that interconnects all laptops within range. </li><ul><li>Telepathy framework </li><ul><li>Telepathy-gabble for using a Jabber/XMPP server across the Internet </li><ul><li>http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Telepathy_Gabble </li></ul><li>Telepathy-salut for p2p/mesh collaboration </li><ul><li>http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Telepathy-salut </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  87. 95. Tools of Expression <ul><li>The laptop is a &quot;thing to think with&quot;
  88. 96. Principle of &quot;learning through doing&quot;
  89. 97. Constructivist learning </li><ul><li>http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Constructivism
  90. 98. Seymour Papert (constructionism)
  91. 99. Lego Mindstroms </li></ul></ul>
  92. 100. school...to go
  93. 101. Educational device or trojan horse? Surprise! Its a REAL computer. It can do REAL computer things!
  94. 102. Laptop can also be a: <ul><li>Phone (Asterisk)
  95. 103. Healthcare monitor (O 2 , pulse sensors)
  96. 104. Micro-finance platform </li><ul><li>Record yield, income, loans, payments, etc. </li></ul><li>Anthropological documentation platform </li><ul><li>Family tree
  97. 105. Photos, birth/death records. </li></ul></ul>
  98. 106. OLPC XO-1 Speaker Rotate screen Keyboard Mouse pad Microphone Antenna Camera Gamepad Power Battery USB
  99. 107. XO 1: /proc/cpuinfo
  100. 108. XO 1 /proc/meminfo
  101. 109. OLPC XO-1.5 Speaker Rotate screen Keyboard Mouse pad Microphone Antenna Camera Gamepad Power Battery USB Note: XO-1 and XO-1.5 are physically identical
  102. 110. XO 1.5 <ul><li>CPU: Via C7-M Ultra Low Voltage x86 compatible processor with 128KB L2 cache;
  103. 111. CPU clock speed: 400 MHz (1.5 W) to 1GHz (5 W), variable.
  104. 112. An Intel-compatible instruction set (including MMX, SSE, SSE2 & SSE3)
  105. 113. Companion chips: Via VX855 provides memory interface, a 3D graphics engine, an HD video decoder, USB, SDIO, and other system interface and management functions </li></ul>
  106. 114. XO 1.5 <ul><li>DRAM memory: 1 GiB dynamic RAM; data rate: DDR2 SDRAM;
  107. 115. BIOS: 1 MiB SPI-interface flash ROM; </li><ul><li>Open Firmware used to load the operating system; </li></ul><li>Mass storage: 4 GiB NAND flash in an internal microSD card
  108. 116. One externally accessible SD card slot as in the original XO. </li></ul>
  109. 117. XS: OLPC School Server The Internet in a Box unsung hero too!
  110. 118. School environment Manage content Manage access Manage assessment
  111. 119. What does the XS look like? Fantasy View
  112. 120. What does the XS look like? Reality View http://www.flickr.com/photos/popcorncx/149706221/
  113. 121. What does the XS look like? <ul><li>Any x86 box with requisite memory, crunch and storage can be the XS. </li><ul><li>It could also be a ARM machine in the near future... </li></ul><li>Ideally, we want a machine that </li><ul><li>Consumes very little power
  114. 122. Has the oomph needed
  115. 123. Portable </li><ul><li>Pocketable, even? </li></ul><li>Very forgiving for power brownouts, heat, dust, etc. </li><ul><li>Kinda like the XO. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  116. 124. Services that the XS runs <ul><li>Networking </li><ul><li>DNS
  117. 125. DHCP
  118. 126. NAT/Masquerading
  119. 127. Bridging </li></ul><li>Identity management </li><ul><li>Seamless XO login
  120. 128. Single One Time Password (SOTP) on server </li></ul><li>Activation </li><ul><li>Theft deterrence </li></ul></ul>
  121. 129. Services that the XS runs <ul><li>Collaboration </li><ul><li>XMPP via ejabberd </li></ul><li>Storage </li><ul><li>Files and attachments for courses
  122. 130. Backup files
  123. 131. Other media </li></ul><li>Backup </li><ul><li>Journal/Datastore backup </li></ul><li>XO Software updates </li><ul><li>Push updates including firmware and OS images </li></ul><li>Activity server </li><ul><li>Pushing activity bundles </li></ul></ul>
  124. 132. Networking <ul><li>Provides networking infrastructure for the school.
  125. 133. Acts as an Internet gateway (if backhaul exists) </li><ul><li>Includes an HTTP proxy (optional)
  126. 134. Content filter (optional) </li></ul><li>Supports Wi-Fi: </li><ul><li>Ad-Hoc
  127. 135. Mesh (IEEE 802.11s draft)
  128. 136. Infrastructure (Access Point) </li></ul></ul>
  129. 137. Identity management <ul><li>Single One Time Passwords (SOTP) for maintenance. </li><ul><li>Remote ISP maintenance, etc. </li></ul><li>OLPC XO Browse </li><ul><li>authenticates seamlessly with Moodle
  130. 138. Moodle talks to ejabberd for permissions, etc. </li></ul><li>First XO to access Moodle </li><ul><li>This XO becomes admin.
  131. 139. This XO can assign other teachers, course creators, and other such roles </li></ul></ul>
  132. 140. Collaboration <ul><li>XMPP-based collaboration via ejabberd. </li><ul><li>Ejabberd is a XMPP (jabber) server written in erlang. </li></ul><li>Uses gabble mode under telepathy in Sugar. </li><ul><li>Gabble allows for server-based collaboration </li></ul><li>XOs switch to salut mode in case no XS is found. </li><ul><li>Salut allows for peer-to-peer collaboration </li></ul><li>Activities such as Chat, Write, Memorize use XMPP to collaborate. </li></ul>http://xmpp.org/ http://collabora.co.uk http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telepathy_software
  133. 141. Storage <ul><li>Much of the storage lives in /library partition. </li><ul><li>Mount /library on external USB disk or other media and expand storage.
  134. 142. Run rest of the system off a CF or SD card (solid state) </li></ul><li>Files can be served as </li><ul><li>links via Moodle
  135. 143. links via Apache (add Apache config) </li></ul></ul>
  136. 144. Backup <ul><li>We have 3 processes: Traffic control, Backup-complete, Daily cleanup </li><ul><li>Traffic control </li><ul><li>provides basic &quot;traffic control&quot; to manage load. </li></ul><li>Backup-complete script </li><ul><li>Creates links for latest snapshot. </li></ul><li>Daily cleanup </li><ul><li>enforces a per-user &quot;soft&quot; quota. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  137. 145. Updates <ul><li>Pushing updates to OS image and firmware via rsync. </li></ul>
  138. 146. Layout (Access Points)
  139. 147. Hardware recommendations <ul><li>Schools with less than 40 laptops: </li><ul><li>use XS-on-XO: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS-on-XO
  140. 148. Requires a SD card (4GB and class 6)
  141. 149. External USB hard drive (needs own power)
  142. 150. USB-Ethernet for backhaul. </li></ul></ul>
  143. 151. Fit PC and Fit PC2 <ul><li>Fit PC works well and is comparable to the XO-1 in performance. </li><ul><li>More configurable than the XO-1.
  144. 152. Replace a SSD in the FitPC to make it cooler and more power efficient. </li><ul><li>http://www.fit-pc.com/fit-pc1/ </li></ul></ul><li>Fit PC2 has heat problems. </li><ul><li>Intel Atom runs too hot </li><ul><li>Surprise surprise. </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/ndevil/3535934684/
  145. 153. Hardware recommendations <ul><li>Schools with up to 100 laptops: </li><ul><li>1GHz CPU, 1GB RAM,
  146. 154. at least 2GB disk storage per laptop.
  147. 155. Something in the mini ITX form-factor works well.
  148. 156. Fanless units are better </li></ul></ul>
  149. 157. Hardware recommendations <ul><li>For up to 500 laptops: </li><ul><li>dual-core 2GHz CPU
  150. 158. 2 to 4GB RAM
  151. 159. at least 2GB disk storage per laptop.
  152. 160. This type of a machine usually works in environments with good power resources. </li></ul></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/popcorncx/149706221/
  153. 161. Hardware recommendations <ul><li>More than 500 laptops </li><ul><li>Server-class dual CPU
  154. 162. 4 to 16GB RAM
  155. 163. at least 2GB disk storage per laptop.
  156. 164. Data center hosting is also an option. </li></ul></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamisonjudd/2433102356/
  157. 165. School Server
  158. 166. Don't have an XO but still want the goods?
  159. 167. Sugartime! <ul><li>Get Sugar </li><ul><li>Sugar on a Stick
  160. 168. Sugar on Debian, Fedora, Gentoo
  161. 169. Fedora/Sugar in VM </li><ul><li>VirtualBox
  162. 170. Qemu
  163. 171. VMWare </li></ul></ul><li>Live CDs
  164. 172. Deliver Sugar via LTSP </li></ul>http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Downloads
  165. 173. How can you help? <ul><li>Educators </li><ul><li>http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Educators </li></ul><li>Translators </li><ul><li>http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Localization
  166. 174. http://opensource.sfsu.edu/node/452 </li></ul><li>Developers </li><ul><li>http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Developer </li></ul><li>Getting involved </li><ul><li>http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Getting_involved_in_OLPC </li></ul><li>Sugar </li><ul><li>http://sugarlabs.org </li></ul></ul>
  167. 175. Contributor Program <ul><li>OLPC Contributor Program is designed to get you a XO laptop in exchange for contribution. The info you will need for applying: </li><ul><ul><li>Project
  168. 176. Propose
  169. 177. Other contributors
  170. 178. Audience or impact
  171. 179. Brief description
  172. 180. Relevant experience
  173. 181. Contact information
  174. 182. # of XOs needed, and their use </li></ul></ul></ul>Apply at: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Contributors
  175. 183. Mailing lists <ul><li>Educators </li><ul><li>http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/educators </li></ul><li>Software Developers </li><ul><li>General development </li><ul><li>http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel </li></ul><li>Sugar UI </li><ul><li>http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/sugar </li></ul></ul></ul>All mailing lists are at http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/
  176. 184. Community lists <ul><li>Everyone </li><ul><li>http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/grassroots
  177. 185. http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/olpc-open </li></ul><li>OLPC San Francisco </li><ul><li>http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/olpc-sf </li></ul></ul>
  178. 187. Made with the free stuff Its your intellectual property. Keep it open. Vote with your fingers. Use open formats! http://www.openoffice.org/
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