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    Descrubriendo la XO/OLPC

    Como lo he mencionado antes, D0keos Latinoamérica acaba de recibir un prestamo de 6 XO para el desarrollo de un proyecto de integración D0keos-OLPC. Este articulo es el reporte de lo que estoy descubriendo, para que sirva a los demás. Las XO corren Fedora [olpc@xo-4B-D2-A3 ~]$ cat /etc/redhat-release OLPC release 9 (Joyride) [olpc@xo-4B-D2-A3 ~]$ uname […]

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    OLPC project, Escuelab and Dokeos/Chamilo

    Today I went to the Escuelab in the centre of Lima to meet with Alberto, Kike Mayorga and Kiko Contreras. My visit was apparently taken with great interest and they’ve video-interviewed me for some time to talk about DOKUDA and my projects with Dokeos and the OLPC (now updated to Chamilo and the OLPC). Apparently, […]

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    OLPC spotted surfing the free campus

    I’m currently tracing what might have been an attack on the free campus through the Apache logs… Nothing related, but then I just realized we had some OLPC visiting the free campus a while ago: zzz.zzz.zzz.zzz – – [16/Feb/2009:11:47:55 +0100] “GET /main/forum/index.php?cidReq=GR03 HTTP/1.1″ 200 6839 “http://campus.dokeos.com/courses/GR03/?id_session=0″ “Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i586; en-US; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008072400 OLPC/0.4.6-1.olpc3 […]

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    Dokeos used on XO/OLPC in primary school, Uruguay

    Ana Elena, from Uruguay, sent this video to Dokeos Latinoamérica the other day. We first discussed in a blog comment on the Dokeos Latinoamérica’s blog, then I wanted to know more about their project, so this was their answer… [youtube url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bjkEUjA5gM] Cute, isn’t it? The teacher also explains that the next step for them is […]

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    The Power of e-Learning

    It’s been my privilege and pleasure to work in the e-learning field for the last 7 year. Somehow, having a teacher as a mother and a computer scientist as a father, it was kind of a natural outcome that I’d be an e-learning specialist. Getting to know both first-world and third-world educational mechanism (I’m Belgian, […]

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    BeezNest’s international annual report 2010

    Introduction 2010 has globally been a challenging year for BeezNest. With the simultaneous launch of Chamilo, leaving D0k€os and having to deal with the aftermaths of the financial crisis, there was probably no worst set of conditions to be thought of for our development. Of course, this lead us to reduce staff (with voluntary departures […]

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    Howto install Chamilo with lighttpd on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

    Let’s say you want to install Chamilo on your netbook for a demo… Because Apache uses a lot of memory (and so does MySQL), it is generally considered a good practice to try and use something a bit lighter for your web server This procedure might also work, with a few minor alterations, for OLPC’s […]

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    Dokeos event for Americas

    If you’re a fan of Dokeos and plan to head to South America during the next few days, then you definitely want to get to DOKUDA, the 25th and 26th of June 2009. We’ve been preparing the event for about a month now, and should get about 500 different people every day, over a two-days […]

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    MIT book on Open Education

    I was made aware of this book by the MIT on “Opening Up Education: The Collective Advancement of Education through Open Technology, Open Content, and Open Knowledge” from the OLPC-sur (One Laptop Per Child, South America) mailing-list. Just click on the link to download it. I haven’t had time to read it yet, I just […]

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    Xapian

    Xapian is one of the indexation/search engines I’m planning on integrating to Dokeos instead of the current indexation/search engine that we have at the moment: MnoGoSearch. There are many reasons for that change: MnoGoSearch server is not GPL under Window, which makes it impossible for us to ship as part of Dokeos MnoGoSearch has crappy […]