I Can’t Get the Box Open!

I don’t know how familiar how many of you are with Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative, where his goal is to ” provide each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop.” He’s talking about places like villages in Ethiopia and Sudan and the like. OLPC started giving away laptops in 2007, and I’ll let […]

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Near Catastrophe

Today I came much closer to a catastrophic tech failure than I’m used to. And it happened live in class. Now, as my loyal readers may have guessed, I don’t have many tech failures, beyond finicky overhead bulbs and such. (In fact, I get to play the Fonz quite a bit with my overhead. It must have […]

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