OLPC and Sugar Invite You To Come Play With Us!


Find out how you can be a part of this exciting worldwind opensource educational project.

One of the most fun and interesting open source success stories is that of OLPC's XO computer and the associated Sugar software. Hundreds of volunteers of all ages, from countries all over the globe are contributing their talents and expertise to help bring new and exciting ways to learn to over a million children worldwide. Come find out the latest OLPC and Sugar Labs news, and how you can get involved in this exciting project. Whether you are a developer who wants to code, a hacker who wants to try to break (test) new programs, or a hardware geek who wants to find neat ways to connect new and wonderful things to the XO computer, there is a place for you. Teachers and students, parents and children, are also needed to provide feedback and suggestions for new ways to use the Sugar software. For starters, we will take a look at some of the favorite Activities (programs) included in the latest software releases and explain how you and your friends and family can get it free to run and test on your own computers Then we will look at some of the many Contributors Program project success stories, including hardware and software projects and small deployments around the world. We will explain how you may be able to borrow XO computers to develop your own project that will contribute to the greater OLPC community. Come play with us!

Speaker: Caryl Bigenho