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Sun May 5 17:01:25 UTC 2013
All the best, Victor!
> Date: Sun, 5 May 2013 12:46:22 -0300
> From: tom at wikimedia.org
> To: wikimedia-l at lists.wikimedia.org
> CC: wikimediabr-l at lists.wikimedia.org
> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiReaders4Kids
> That is a cool project. Congrats, Victor.
> I've a wikireader with me someone gave a few years ago. Have someone tried
> to install a Wikipedia of another language? I will try <
> http://dev.thewikireader.com/language-packs/> sometime soon (alguém da WMBR
> com mais tempo, se quiser, fale comigo).
> What about using their software <http://thewikireader.com/> on Linux? If
> you were successfull with that, please, let me know. Their apps are just
> for Windows and Mac stuff.
> I'll check if'd possible to have these machines sold somehow in South
> America. Ideas? At least we still don't have at our recent Amazon <
> http://www.amazon.com.br/> site.
> Maybe it would be good to suggest wikireader producers to have the hardware
> source open as well, if that don't make they go bankrupt. Who knows we
> could produce locally.
> On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 1:27 AM, Victor Grigas <vgrigas at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > My partner and I just started a campaign on Indiegogo.com to raise funds to
> > buy all remaining WikiReaders and distribute them to schools and kids in
> > places that don't have internet at no charge to the schools and kids.
> > The campaign is here:
> > http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-us-distribute-wikireaders-to-kids
> > The video is here:
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j07ROeiaFg0
> > Please consider funding the campaign and if you can't fund the campaign,
> > please share the link with others!
> > While I am an employee of the Wikimedia Foundation, I am doing this
> > entirely as a volunteer.
> > Thanks!
> > --
> > *Victor Grigas*
> > Storyteller <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Knv6D6Thi0>
> > Wikimedia Foundation
> > vgrigas at wikimedia.org
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> Everton Zanella Alvarenga (also Tom)
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