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Jerry, a Do-It-Together Server that Connects Makers in Africa

Patrick_Emmabuntus (2831739) writes | about a year ago

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Patrick_Emmabuntus (2831739) writes "Jerry Do It Together brings together people who want make different computers. Jerry is a funky IT infrastructure made out of recycled electronic components and materials made during free workshops. The makers of the community JerryClan embody adventures of Jerry around the world: they organize workshops where citizen transform e-waste into public good & co-develop innovative solutions with local initiatives to help them to have a better impact on people lifes.

The JerryClan Ivory Coast is using a Linux distribution Emmabuntüs 2 based on Xubuntu 12.04.2 and designed to facilitate the refurbishment of computers. They can deliver digital literacy services to isolated communities, functioning as improvised servers, router or access point and even emergency used to provide support in medical support services (management applications and any application for the diagnosis)."

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