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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

Computational Photography

http://graphics.stanford.edu/papers/fcam/ Stanford The Frankencamera 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
India's $35 tablet computer http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jK-xNItHUfhfEVUEP_BvLbXmDlrwD9H4MP680 India Develops World’s Cheapest Tablet: 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
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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

Ideas

WUaS recycled computers, and smartphones, for the emerging world, sending them to potential WUaS students around the world

WUaS internet service for the emerging world targeting World University and School communities


Publish my article in a WUaS academic journal in this subject

Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.


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hypnosec. 2012. Georgie: Smartphone For the Blind and Visually Impaired. July 15. hardware.slashdot.org

Martin, Rick. 2011. India’s $35 Android Tablet Finally Ready Ship. June 17. penn-olson.com

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.

samzenpus. 2011. India Launches $35 Tablet. October 05. tech.slashdot.org.

Singh, Seema. 2012. What went wrong with the Aakash Tablet. June 27. moneycontrol.com

Snider, Mike and Roger Yu. 2011. Cheap broadband, PCs aimed at low-income families. November 11. USA Today.

YokimaSun. 2012. The $45 Windows Laptop. June 18. tech.slashdot.org.


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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


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Hardware Resource Possibilities: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Hardware_Resource_Possibilities

Media Lab at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Media_Lab_at_World_University_and_School One Laptop per Child - XO Laptop: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/One_Laptop_per_Child_-_XO_Laptop_-_$100_Laptop_-_MIT

One Laptop per Child - XO Laptop: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/One_Laptop_per_Child_-_XO_Laptop_-_$100_Laptop_-_MIT

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Admissions at World University and School

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http://worlduniversityandschool.blogspot.com/


Bookstore / Computer Store (New & Used) at World University and School

Bookstore / Computer Store (New & Used) at WUaS: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Bookstore_/_Computer_Store_%28New_%26_Used%29_at_WUaS

with educational electronics, as well; with musical instruments; value pricing ... 2% below market, consistently; available via mail and electronically;


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): https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/108179352492243955816/ .


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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


Counseling

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Digital To Do

Android


Brainwave device / Headset


Broadcast to radio frequency


Broadcast to TV


Create EMail group for page


Digital Text to Audio file format (Browse Aloud / Read Aloud?)


MIT OCW Mirror Site Instructions: http://ocw.mit.edu/about/mirror-site-program/mirror-site-instructions/


Print


Publish to DVD


Recommend


Send to phone


Tablets


Translate


Videophone


Free Degrees / Credit

Admissions at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Admissions_at_World_University_and_School

Conference Method of Teaching and Learning: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Conference_Method_of_Teaching_and_Learning

The College at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/The_College_at_World_University_and_School

Ph.D. Degrees at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Ph.D._Degrees_at_World_University_and_School

World University Law School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Law_School

World University Medical School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Medical_School

World University Music School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Music_School

WUaS International Baccalaureate Diploma and Programme: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/WUaS_International_Baccalaureate_Diploma_and_Programme (probably in United Nations' languages only - Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian, Spanish)


In Virtual World

- Coordinates in virtual worlds
- Add a learning-oriented virtual world here.


Active Worlds Educational Universe (AWEDU). 2012. http://www.activeworlds.com/edu/

Alice. 2012. http://www.alice.org/index.php?page=what_is_alice/what_is_alice Minecraft. 2012. www.minecraft.net

Google Earth. http://www.google.com/earth/index.html

Google Maps | Street View. http://maps.google.com/help/maps/streetview/

OpenSim. 2012. http://opensimulator.org/wiki/Main_Page (http://www.scribd.com/doc/57959626/OpenSimulator-School-Quick-Start-Guide)

Open Croquet. 2012. http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?OpenCroquet

Open Wonderland. 2012. http://openwonderland.org/

Quest Atlantis. 2012. http://questatlantis.org/ and http://atlantisremixed.org/ (http://questatlantisblog.org/ - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZoT3pilNPI).

ScienceSim. 2012. http://www.sciencesim.com/wiki/doku.php . Research, teach, learn and share ideas - in voice or in type chat.

Second Life - Harvard's virtual island. 2012. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Berkman/115/53/25 - and teach, learn and share ideas - in group voice chat, or in group type chat, and via building.

Unity3D. 2012. unity3d.com/


- Travel to this virtual island to learn virtual world building ...


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Broadcast to television


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Livestream TV - http://www.livestream.com


Justin TV - http://www.justin.tv


Ustream TV - http://ustream.tv


Video Communication

Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software


Apple iChat - http://www.apple.com/support/ichat/

Google Video Chat - https://www.google.com/chat/video/

G+ Video Hangout - http://www.google.com/tools/dlpage/res/talkvideo/hangouts/

Skype - http://www.skype.com/


Universal Translator at WUaS

http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/WUaS_Universal_Translator


Wiki Software for Courses

Media Wiki - http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki


PB Works - http://pbworks.com/


Wet Paint - http://wikisineducation.wetpaint.com/


Wikia - http://www.wikia.com/Wikia


Wikispaces - http://www.wikispaces.com/


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