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Month: August 2010

Kickstarting an eBook on eBooks from the Rural Design Collective

There are so many cool projects sprouting up all over the planet, and they aren’t necessarily in big cities with a gazillion resources. These cool projects have a gazillion dreams and merely need some support. I just supported one such project running under the Kickstarter program. Not surpising, the project I supported deals with books. eBooks, actually. I posted an image of the project on my sidebar, but it is a bit tiny, so I’m reposting it in this blog post. What is the project? I’ll quote from the site: This year the Rural Design Collective is making an eBook on how to make eBooks! We will be participating in a collaborative book with software developer James Simmons, creator of notable Activities for working with eBooks on the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) XO. Our primary audience for this manual is teachers and the goal is to make this an…