[Grassroots-l] [IAEP] Fwd: An interesting project I stumbled across

Kevin Cole dc.loco at gmail.com
Sat Jun 13 15:30:00 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 19:18, Frederick Grose<fgrose at gmail.com> wrote:
> Forwarding to the community...
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: William Schaub
> Date: Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 6:31 PM
> Subject: An interesting project I stumbled across
> To: Frederick Grose <fgrose at gmail.com>
> This looks like something that is right up the alley of the OLPC groups and
> sugar labs etc.
> http://www.wizzydigital.org/index.html
> using UUCP and memory sticks and couriers they are able to connect schools
> to the internet in areas where there is ZERO connectivity.
> ...
> However this whizzy digital courrier could be VERY successfully used on a
> classroom server or a specially outfitted XO laptop with some extra storage
> via an added USB storage device.

If memory serves me correctly (always a big if), I first saw wizzy in
connection with the Shuttleworth Foundation's TuxLab project...

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