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Carl the Carrot Says Make a G1G1 Commercial

Dailymotion user 60Frames has created a 30 second video telling people about the Dailymotion-OLPC Give One Get One Commercial contest.  Pretty cool!  Take a look:
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La mirada de CEIBAL

Fernando da Rosa just published a lovely blog post about the 160,000 children in CEIBAL using Sugar on Linux, and what this means for their community.  A must-read; with a 3-minute video pastiche that says it all without needing any words:  1 year of CEIBAL + OLPC From his post:
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Video about pilot in Rwamagana, Rwanda

This is a great video about the pilot in Rwamagana, Rwanda by Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal.

Worldfocus.org's OLPC Rwanda Video

Worldfocus.org has produced a video report that describes OLPC Rwanda’s plans to provide computer access to the country’s 2.3 million schoolchildren:
via worldfocus.org
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OLPC.tv aggregates 362+ OLPC related videos

OLPC.tv is a collection 362 videos about OLPC from around the world.  It has been updating since January 2007 by fan and volunteer Nicolas Charbonnier, of Denmark.  Now its efforts are being expanded to include other Sugar and 1:1 Computing videos. If you have a video to suggest to add to the ones already posted, please send them to olpctv <at> laptop.org.  If you are at an OLPC event, school, or meetup, help take videos of the people there (with the consent of teachersRead the rest of this entry

Dailymotion rolls out full support for open video; encodes 300,000 theora clips

Yesterday Sébastien Adgnot sent me a lovely message about Dailymotion's drive to make Theora encodings available for all of their videos. Blizzard sums up the implications nicely:
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Uruguay videos

I was looking through Uruguayan videos online for a recent full-length TV episode on Ceibal.  I didn't find it, but here is the tireless Miguel Brechner presenting at TEDx in Buenos Aires last month - well worth a watch.  And there was a news episode on Argentine television late last year. I also found this surprise: "Aprendiendo con Ceibal", an unusual half-hour post-moRead the rest of this entry

A great video from Yirkalla

Yirkalla is being well-covered by Australian media. TEN Digital devoted part of a weekend episode to the deployment, including this video from the classroom during the first day of the deployment.Read the rest of this entry

Pixel Qi in the limelight, Notion Ink speaks

Pixel Qi is showing off at Computex this week in Taipei, and Charbax just posted a detailed interview with Mary Lou Jepsen from the floor.   Look for the "Qi" button at 0:25, and serious geeking out on the physics and fab process starting at 5:00... and for the rest of the video! (For a quicker soundbite, he also posted this side-by-side iPad / iPhone / 3Qi comparison video yesterday.)
[caption id="attachment_1776" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Notion Ink's Adam tablet, with 3Qi screen"]Notion Ink's Adam tablet, in portrait and landscape[/caption]
Pixel Qi are having a good quarter.  They are offering a variety of display options, including wide-view, anti-reflective coating, and a capacitive touchsreen. And they have started winning industry awards. More details, and a Notion Ink interview (they say their Adam tablet will release on time in a few months), after the jump. Read the rest of this entry

XO-3 interview compilation

Network World compiled this montage of clips and interviews with Nicholas about the XO-3 and our latest Marvell collaboration. If you didn't pick it out of the original announcement, it's worth a watch -- and it's a good short summary of where we are heading.