Creating an Education Programme

Creating an Education Programme

OLPC Australia had a strong presence at linux.conf.au 2012 in Ballarat, two weeks ago. I gave a talk in the main keynote room about our educational programme, in which I explained our mission and how we intend to achieve it. Even if you saw my talk at OSDC 2011, I...
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...
Video of linux.conf.au talk

Video of linux.conf.au talk

The video of my talk at linux.conf.au is online. You can watch/download it online (OGV format). Overall, I think it went quite well. A personal criticism is that I need to seriously cut back on my use of ‘um’ and ‘ah’ sounds. Suggestions on combating this problem...

linux.conf.au and XO-AU 10.1.3-au1 release

I’ll be at linux.conf.au flying the OLPC Australia flag. In addition to giving a talk, I have plans for a whole range of other things, including: running a Birds of a Feather session hosting a stand at Open Day contributing XO-1.5s to win as door prizes Any assistance...