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About ljhosman

Laura Hosman is Assistant Professor of Ethics, Public Policy, Science & Technology (EPPST), with appointments in the Department of Political Science & the Science, Technology and Society (STS) Program at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly)

30 More SolarSPELL libraries delivered to Chuuk, Micronesia!

Thirty additional SolarSPELL libraires have been delivered to Chuuk, FSM! On November 23rd and 24th a training on the use of these solar powered offline digital libraries was held at Chuuk High School. The training participants included both principals from … Continue reading

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30 more SolarSPELL libraries built at Appropriate Technology Workshop and Build Day at Cal Poly

On October 24 2015, students from across Cal Poly’s campus gathered for an interactive workshop on Appropriate Technology for the Developing World and to participate in the hands-on activity of building 30 additional SolarSPELL libraries. The workshop and build were … Continue reading

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SolarSPELL First Field Update from Alexis & Steve in Naviso, Maewo, Vanuatu: A Smashing Success!

We held a training with Peace Corps volunteers in Vanuatu just last month, on how to use the SolarSPELL digital libraries, and provided 25 libraries and tablets to the attendees. Below is the text of an email from Alexis Cullen. She and … Continue reading

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