Published in Engineers Without Borders Magazine

Published in Engineers Without Borders Magazine

Engineers Without Borders asked me to write something for their Humanitarian Engineering magazine about One Laptop per Child. Here is what I wrote. The school bell rings, and the children filter into the classroom. Each is holding an XO – their own personal learning...
OLPC Australia talk at OSDC 2011

OLPC Australia talk at OSDC 2011

Update: my talk has been covered by OLPC News. Here’s the video of the talk I said I’d be giving at OSDC 2011, titled Australia’s Toughest Linux Deploy­ment: In it, I outline our educational programme and how the technology fits into it. Some key points: we have a...

Speaking at OSDC 2011 on OLPC Australia

I am speaking next Thursday at the Open Source Developers’ Conference 2011 in Canberra. The title is Australia’s Toughest Linux Deployment. Yes it’s a play on the ruggedness and flexibility of the XO’s design to meet the needs of remote communities. Here’s the talk...

XO-AU OS 10.1.3-au3 and XO-AU USB 3 released

I’m pleased to announce two important software releases from OLPC Australia. XO-AU OS 10.1.3-au3 is the latest iteration of our operating system for XO-1.5 hardware. It continues our process of refinement on top of OLPC OS 10.1.3, to better suit Australian educational...