Archive for July, 2009

Jul31

#rdc2009 Hacker Wednesday – To Bundle or Not To Bundle

The analog equivalent of a public domain book and a piece of moveable art – spotted in Cave Junction, OR. It was approximately 3 ft. tall. I wonder how big its DjVu file would be?
We had an incredibly productive week at RDC headquarters this week, working remotely and on-site. James Simmons, author of the View [...]

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Jul23

#rdc2009 Hacker Wednesdays – Friends and Fun in the 246 XO Lab

Scotty Auble, Development Mentor for the RDC.
This week, the RDC indulged a bit, and spent #rdc2009 Hacker Wednesday tinkering and upgrading our XOs to Sugar 8.2.0. We encountered a bit of difficulty upgrading directly to Sugar 8.2.1, but were successful with an earlier build (767). A couple of the laptops we delivered to the local [...]

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Jul15

#rdc2009 Hacker Wednesdays – Upgrades, Extensions, Outreach

The RDC created these bookmarks for our 2007 BookMobile Tour. Design by Levi Thompson
Greetings! We had a great #rdc2009 Hacker Wednesday – we successfully downloaded our target collection of books in DjVu format, and took a close look at the current state-of-the-art in bundle creation and content collections at http://wiki.laptop.org/. We realize that what we [...]

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Jul12

#rdc2009 Hacker Wednesday – Goin’ Mobile and Creating Bundles

The BookMobile visited the Port Orford Library in November 2007. We are swinging by next week to pick up their XO so we can share our work with kids in the area!
This week it was Scotty’s turn to be on the road, so in the absence of our DA (Designated Adult), the RDC crew [...]

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Jul3

#rdc2009 Hacker Wednesday – Successful Downloads and Benchmarks!

The RDC crew working remotely in Skype. L to R: Levi Thompson and Steven McKenzie. Portions of these chats will be available on our site on an ongoing basis as tutorials.
Greetings from Rebecca Malamud on behalf of the Rural Design Collective! Apologies for this delayed #rdc2009 Hacker Wednesday report – I am on the [...]

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