Many thanks for that James, great suggestion

Sean



On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 6:32 PM, James Simmons
<jim.simm...@walgreens.com> wrote:
> Sean,
>
> I'm blowing my own horn here, but I just finished a new version of Read
> Etexts that might be worth a look.  The new version has a "Books" tab
> that lets you search the Project Gutenberg offline catalog and download
> titles to the Journal.  Gutenberg has lots of Juvenile books as well as
> well known books by European authors in their original languages.  I
> posted it on ASLO yesterday, with new screenshots.
>
> In addition to the catalog search, if you run it on SoaS you can use the
> Speech tab to read the book aloud with word highlighting.  Many
> different voices are available, so for instance you could use a French
> voice for the works of Dumas and Verne.
>
> The books are plain text, no pictures, but if I say so myself Read
> Etexts has become impressive in a way it never has been before.
>
> For books with pictures you could suggest a visit to the Internet
> Archive website to get books in PDF format that Read could use.  There
> are some remarkable PDFs of scanned in book pages there.
>
> James Simmons
>
>> Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 20:03:40 +0200
>> From: Sean DALY <sdaly...@gmail.com>
>> Subject: [Sugar-devel] Usage scenarios for Sugar?
>> To: Sugar Labs Marketing <market...@lists.sugarlabs.org>,     iaep
>>       <i...@lists.sugarlabs.org>,     Sugar Devel
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>> Hi everyone, we have been contacted by a monthly tech publication in
>> Europe willing to devote several pages to Sugar in their summer issue!
>>
>> More specifically, advising parents how to download & run SoaS and do
>> educational stuff with their kids during the summer holidays.
>>
>>
>> Off the top of my head I suggested a scenario where Memorize is
>> customized with family photos, a Turtle Art lesson, ...
>>
>> Suggestions please!
>>
>> thanks
>>
>> Sean
>
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