Thin-client networking

I’ve been following the Ndiyo story for some months now. It’s a way that many people can share just one computer and one internet connection by using Linux’s multiple-users capability and a ‘magic box’ plugged into the ethernet connection. Then, each user needs only a keyboard, mouse and screen. The single internet connection can be via a cellphone. Here’s 200 seconds of explanation of a set-up in South Africa via a YouTube video:

http://www.ndiyo.org/news/attridgeville
I’d be interested in exploring such a set-up for a Digital Storytelling workshop.