Today at the MASSCUE 2008 conference in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, I was delighted to meet Diane Serley.
Diane is a leader in the Boston-area OLPC User’s Group, and owns one of only two companies (XOExplosion) worldwide authorized to resell official parts for the XO Laptop / OLPC. Since I presented four times in the morning / early afternoon today, I was not able to attend Diane’s session on the XO Laptop. I was, however, able to audio-record the session and got Diane’s permission to share it later as a podcast. It would have been so fun to attend her session! She had a “jam pack” of XO Laptops from the OLPC group at MIT, and everyone in her session was encouraged to explore and play on the XOs!
The most significant learning moment for me today was hearing Diane describe this solar panel designed as a charging device for the XO laptop. These cost $19 each to manufacture and sell commercially for $25.
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