Archive for June, 2009

Jun24

#rdc2009 Hacker Wednesday – General Brainstorming and Coding

We had a productive #rdc2009 Hacker Wednesday on-site at 246/Point B Studio. Steven and Scotty are plugging away, writing a Python app to download the books we need for the XOs. Ideally, we want to store these books as a collection or list that everyone can share on the web. We are also calculating [...]

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Jun17

#rdc2009 Hacker Wednesday – Exploring formats for the XO

Greetings! It is #rdc2009 Hacker Wednesday, and this week we are exploring what formats are ideal to deliver public domain childrens books to the XO. As we mentioned in a previous blog post, storage is an issue on these little green laptops – so every bit counts. XO Generation 1.5 promises increased storage, but we [...]

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Jun4

#rdc2009 Hacker Wednesdays (and a Minor Clarification :-)

Greetings from RDC Headquarters! We are still waiting on Steven’s PC – I will be tracking that soon to see where the shipment is. But we had our first kick-off meeting and things are well underway at 246 6th Street!
#rdc2009 Hacker Days kicked off this week. We warmed up with robots from Maker Faire! view [...]

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