[Sugar-devel] NPR story on OLPC in Peru
christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com
Sun Oct 14 08:29:03 EDT 2012
On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 2:21 AM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 3:48 PM, Alexandro Colorado <jza at oooes.org> wrote:
> > On 10/13/12, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Alexandro,
> >> I think you are grossly underestimating the connectivity problem in
> > Yes maybe, but I understand most educational systems dont have enough
> > budget to acquire connectivity so getting connectivity from other
> > sources like public buildings, libraries, will allow other resource to
> > come through without needing to be funded by the educational budget.
> > Now if we are talking about, the whole town not having ways on
> > connecting, then the next option would be looking for alternative
> > sources, in Mexico they used Satelite modems.
> > But other mediums like DSL modems attached to a wifi router will be
> > able to get some basic Internet for HTML/images, IRC, etc. The big
> > question is about the level of connectivity for copper phone lines.
> It seems that a fair number of offline requirements will be served by
> the XS school server, but I don't see that show up in any of the
> conversations. Does any location in Peru use any version of the XS?
I'm not aware of any schools having school servers, at least they didn't
have them when I was there in 2010. The next best thing were USB drives
with some collections of offline materials compiled by DIGETE but as far as
I can tell only a certain percentage of teachers ever received theirs.
> >> regards.
> >> -walter
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