Greetings from RDC Headquarters! It has been awhile since our last update – but that is because we have been busy wrapping up loose ends and officially winding down the 2009 Mentoring Season. It was a great year, and we are thrilled at what we accomplished as a team. In October, we had the great [...]
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Greetings! The Rural Design Collective has been busy getting our final revision of the code ready for production. We have been doing a great deal of work testing the user interface on the XO and on the web, streamlining the HTML, commenting our code, and debugging our various libraries (and it even validates using [...]
The icon set is really beginning to take shape for our Children’s book collection!
Hello! After a brief respite to organize a phenomenal art show and enjoy the changing seasons, we are back in action for the latest work from the Rural Design Collective! We learned from our demos that we gave at our Launch Party [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the Rural Design Collective (RDC). The RDC is a remote mentoring program with a local focus designed to help motivated, creative people begin a career on the Internet. The program is in its second year, and currently sponsored by Point B Studio. Last year [...]
The 2009 Rural Design Collective Mentoring Program (RDC) is about to begin – and I am thrilled to announce that we will be part of the One Laptop Per Child Contributors Program (OLPC). Six laptops were sent to Point B Studio by the OLPC as a matching donation to the six that were donated to [...]