Category Archives: OLPC

A Well-Planted Seed

IEEE Foundation grant enables technology for development project to grow By LAURA HOSMAN 20 April 2012 Reposted from http://theinstitute.ieee.org/ieee-roundup/opinions/ieee-roundup/a-wellplanted-seed The IIT team displaying their Solar Computer Lab in a Box prototype during their school’s university-wide presentation day. Editor’s Note: IEEE … Continue reading

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Keeping Laptops Alive in Haiti

IEEE member and her students help build a solar-powered charging station By KATHY KOWALENKO 20 April 2012 Reposted from http://theinstitute.ieee.org/benefits/humanitarian-efforts/keeping-laptops-alive-in-haiti When a primary school in Lascahobas, Haiti, received 400 XO laptops in 2009 from the nation’s Ministry of Education, one important … Continue reading

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Repurposing the OLPC Hand Cranks—Into Mobile Phone Chargers!

Whenever I’ve made a presentation or stood at a display about my team’s work in Haiti, at my university or elsewhere, for an audience of people who are not already working closely with OLPC XOs, I get a question to … Continue reading

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