Hardware Resource Possibilities
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- 1 Hardware Resource Possibilities
- 2 WUaS Idea- and Academic Resources
- 2.1 Ideas
- 2.2 Select Bibliographies
- 2.3 Select Blogs
- 2.4 Select Book Reviews
- 2.5 Select Books
- 2.6 Select Journals, Serials, etc.
- 2.7 Select Libraries
- 2.8 Select Maps
- 2.9 Select Museums
- 2.10 Select Photos
- 2.11 Select Programs, Applications, Software
- 2.12 Select References
- 2.13 Select Simulations, Applets and Visualizations
- 2.14 Select Slideshows
- 2.15 Select Societies, Associations, etc.
- 2.16 Select Study Guides
- 2.17 Select Syllabi
- 2.18 Select Tests, Exams, etc.
- 2.19 Select Textbooks
- 2.20 Select Video and Audio
- 2.21 Select Websites
- 2.22 Select Wikis
- 2.23 World University and School Links
- 3 WUaS Navigation
- 3.1 Access to Live, or Email, University Technical Expertise
- 3.2 Calendar (Schedule what you'd like to teach)
- 3.3 Careers
- 3.4 Counseling
- 3.5 Digital To Do
- 3.6 Free Degrees / Credit
- 3.7 In Google Earth
- 3.8 In Virtual World
- 3.9 Item Number
- 3.10 Labels
- 3.11 RSS Feed
- 3.12 Social Bookmarking
- 3.13 Tutoring
- 3.14 TV-Live Broadcasting
- 3.15 Video Communication
- 3.16 Wiki Software for Courses
Hardware Resource Possibilities
- World University and School is for the developing world, and everyone, starting with One Laptop Per Child countries
- Add open, free, or very low cost, hardware possibilities here
- World University and School is looking for video capable mobile devices, with which people can post and watch video.
|Hardware||Web site||Organization||Other info|
|The Frankencamera: An Experimental Platform for
|http://graphics.stanford.edu/papers/fcam/||Stanford||Although there has been much interest in computational photography within the research and photography communities, progress has been hampered by the lack of a portable, programmable camera with sufficient image quality and computing power. To address this problem, we have designed and implemented an open architecture and API for such cameras: the Frankencamera. It consists of a base hardware specification, a software stack based on Linux, and an API for C++. Our architecture permits control and synchronization of the sensor and image processing pipeline at the microsecond time scale, as well as the ability to incorporate and synchronize external hardware like lenses and flashes.|
|High Internet Bandwidth, Video-capable, Handheld computer||URL||With high bandwidth capability for handheld video streaming in 'OLPC' countries - Rwanda, Ethiopia, Colombia, Haiti, Mexico, Peru, USA (Birmingham, Alabama), Uruguay, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Cambodia, & Papua New Guinea, in parallel with OLPC
Stan Schroeder India Develops World’s Cheapest Tablet
|India's $35 tablet computer||http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jK-xNItHUfhfEVUEP_BvLbXmDlrwD9H4MP680||http://mashable.com/2010/07/23/india-cheapest-laptop/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable+%28Mashable%29|
|Lab equipment||http://www.seedinglabs.org/||Seeding Labs||Reclaims and refurbishes laboratory equipment from universities, hospitals and biotechnology companies in order to equip talented scientists and clinicians living and working in the developing world - founded in 2002 by graduate students at Harvard Medical School to address this lack of infrastructure|
|One Laptop per Child / XO computer||http://laptop.org/en/||One Laptop per Child||Buy one / give one program|
|One Laptop per Child $20 dollar Laptops in Bits and Pieces||http://blog.laptop.org/2010/07/23/20-dollar-laptops/||One Laptop per Child|
|Open source hardware||http://www.buglabs.net/||Bug Labs||Make your own hardware|
|Sakshat $20 laptop computer||http://www.sakshat.ac.in/||India's $20 laptop|
|Siftables||http://www.ted.com/talks/david_merrill_demos_siftables_the_smart_blocks.html||David Merrill||MIT-originating, interactive, computer building blocks, cookie-sized, computerized tiles you can stack and shuffle in your hands. These future-toys can do math, play music, and talk to their friends, too|
|View-Master 2009: Make your own virtual reality goggles||http://recombu.com/news/view-master-2009-make-your-own-virtual-reality-goggles_M11150.html||Virtual Reality Goggles|
Open Source Hardware References
|Hardware||Web site||Organization||Other info|
|MAKE's Open source hardware 2009 - The definitive guide to open source hardware projects in 2009||http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/12/open_source_hardware_2009_-_the_def.html||MAKE's yearly open source hardware guide is now online with over 125 projects in 19 categories|
WUaS Idea- and Academic Resources
Select Book Reviews
Select Journals, Serials, etc.
(See also editable World University and School's Library Resources page: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Library_Resources).
Select Programs, Applications, Software
Negroponte, Nicholas. 2010. Nicholas Negroponte Welcomes India's $35 Tablet for Education. Cambridge, MA: OLPC//News.
Ostrow, Adam. 2011. Amazon Will Now Pay You For Your Old Electronics. May 18. mashable.com.
Select Simulations, Applets and Visualizations
Select Societies, Associations, etc.
Select Study Guides
Select Tests, Exams, etc.
Select Video and Audio
Vota, Wayan. 2010. XO-1 Laptop Repair and Rebuilding Workshop Video. November 4. Cambridge, MA: OLPC//News
Wachsmuth, Friedemann. 2011. Lego Super-8 Video Projector. May 22. (fascinating (and useful) Super-8 video camera from what appears to be common parts Lego Technic parts). idle.slashdot.org
World University and School Links
One Laptop per Child - XO Laptop: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/One_Laptop_per_Child_-_XO_Laptop_-_$100_Laptop_-_MIT
Access to Live, or Email, University Technical Expertise
e.g. find a Robotics' or Computer programmer, or Translator, easily and freely ...
Calendar (Schedule what you'd like to teach)
Join the World University and School Google Group to add to its wiki-like calendar to teach an open, free class or course, converse about ideas, and jam (e.g. musically or theater improvisation): http://groups.google.com/group/World-University-and-School.
Finding / creating a job you really love: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Finding_/_creating_a_job_you_really_love
WUaS Job hunting: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/WUaS_Job_hunting
Digital To Do
Broadcast to radio frequency
Create EMail group for page
Digital Text to Audio file format (Browse Aloud / Read Aloud?)
Send to phone
Free Degrees / Credit
In Google Earth
In Virtual World
Second Life, or other virtual world or space, Uniform Resource Locator (URL) for classes? Check out Harvard's virtual island in Second Life: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Berkman/115/53/25 and teach, learn and share ideas - in voice or in type chat.
Travel to this virtual island to learn building in Second Life:
Teach and Learn using free Social Bookmarking software to identify what courses, etc. you find edifying.
Delicious - http://delicious.com/
Digg - http://digg.com/
World University & School subject group
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Broadcast to television
Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software to the web:
Livestream TV - http://www.livestream.com
Justin TV - http://www.justin.tv
Ustream TV - http://ustream.tv
Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software
Google Video Conferencing - in Gmail
Skype - http://www.skype.com/
Wiki Software for Courses
Media Wiki - http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki
PB Works - http://pbworks.com/
Wikia - http://www.wikia.com/Wikia
Library Resources: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Library_Resources
Nation States: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Nation_States
You at World University: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/You_at_World_University
Educational Software: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Educational_Software
Hardware Resource Possibilities: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Hardware_Resource_Possibilities
World University Foundation: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Foundation
World University Music School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Music_School
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