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An update to the collection, this essay considers the author’s experiences during summer 2015 teaching the classes pioneered by Connor Cotton and others. Earlier “generations” brought people some familiarity with the laptops, so many of them knew the basics. The author drew on this knowledge across multiple limitations, including language barriers, spotty Internet access, and enthusiasm that outstripped tools (thirty students using two computers) using Jeopardy!-style games, tiered classes, and other challenges to bring genuine computer proficiency to people of all ages in the town of Kuwdé.

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