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[Discuss] BLU Desktop GNU/Linux SIG Meeting - Learning to Change the World - Weds, Nov 5, 2014

When: Wednesday, November 5, 6:30 - 8:30PM

Location: Akamai, 8 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA

Directions <>
      Also easily accessibly by T.

Cost: Free


  1) Please note the location is different from BLU's
     standard MIT meeting location.

  2) Akamai has generously agreed to provide space
     and 'free as in food' for this meeting.
     Thank you to our sponsor!


  Join us as Walter Bender
  presents "Learning to Change
  the World: How the Technology
  and Culture of Free Software
  Can Fuel a Learning Revolution
  One Teacher and One Child at a
  Walter Bender is founder and
  executive director of Sugar
  Labs. Sugar Labs is a member
  project of the non-profit
  foundation Software Freedom
  Conservancy.  Sugar Labs
  develops educational software
  used by more than
  three-million children in more
  than forty countries.

  In 2006, Bender co-founded
  the One Laptop per Child, a
  non-profit association with
  Nicholas Negroponte and 
  Seymour Papert.  As director
  of the MIT Media Laboratory,
  Bender led a team of
  researchers in fields as
  varied as tangible media to
  affective computing to
  lifelong kindergarten.  In  
  1992, Bender founded the MIT 
  News in the Future consortium,
  which launched the era of
  digital news.

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