Education, Entertainment and Enrichment for the Unconnected.
Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway." - Mary Kay Ash.
Education, Entertainment, Enrichment for all. Today people at institutions like Khan Academy, Creators of Scratch from MIT, Creators of Alice, Creators of Games like DragonBox to teach algebra and many others are zealously working towards 'Learning is fun'. For the connected world there seems to be zillion of opportunities to enjoy the experience of learning. But ... What happens to the Unconnected ? Should they miss this wave of 'Learning is fun' ? Can we begin somewhere ? Can we create a possibility of 'Inclusive fun' ?
Welcome to "Bumblebee". Platform for Education,Entertainment and Enrichment for the Unconnected. Bumblebee is a platform that has a Raspberry PI running linux on it,has a 1 TB disk connected to it and a HDMI terminal. This platform is available in any environment (to start with schools) that does not have access to the Internet. Approved content from willing providers are uploaded to it manually from the hub on a periodic basis. As an example, Khan Academy classes can be held in schools that do not have any kind of access to Internet. There shall be sessions and lesson plans adapted from what is widely available, localized to provide contextual relevance.