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CeibalJAM! awarded in Prix Ars Electronica 2010

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CeibalJAM! has been awarded in the prestigious Prix Ars Electronica 2010 with an Honorary Mention in the Digital Communities category.

To have an idea of the relevance of this award, I can only say that the movie Avatar got the same award in the “Computer Animation / Film / VFX” category.

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TuxMath for Sugar

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TuxMath is an arcade game that helps kids practice their math facts.

It was created by Tux4Kids and I ported it to the OLPC‘s XO-1.

While fighting against asteroids, armed only with their math skills, users will greatly improve their hability to perform arithmetical operations mentally. And breaking records! TuxMath has several dificulty . . . → Read More: TuxMath for Sugar

sugar-jhbuild: run Sugar within your favorite Linux graphical environment

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In Linux, sugar-jhbuild can run a Sugar session in a window on your desktop using the Xephyr nested X window server.

Sugar-jhbuild will automatically download the latest of Sugar’s dependencies as well as Sugar itself directly from their source repositories, rather than relying on source packages that may have become stale.

Installing sugar-jhbuild . . . → Read More: sugar-jhbuild: run Sugar within your favorite Linux graphical environment

Interview for a Brasilian journal about Plan Ceibal

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I have been interviewed by André Machado, a Brazilian journalist from Zero Hora, a journal based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. André came to Uruguay for a few days because of the national elections and wanted to talk to someone who could speak Portuguese and who was collaborating with Plan Ceibal (OLPC implementation in . . . → Read More: Interview for a Brasilian journal about Plan Ceibal