Last week, a number of technology publications reported on a study about the deployment of OLPC laptops in Peru, the largest such rollout in the history of the project.
on 04/18/2012 – Made popular on 04/18/2012
Written by: Sam VargheseThe deployment of laptops in Peru by the One Laptop Per Child project failed because the organisation did not bother to find out if conditions were optimal for such a deployment before it went in.
This is the only conclusion one can draw from the latest attempt by the organisation to spin its failure as being caused by external factors.
Nearly three months after a detailed
The parties that just won the elections in Mauritius are going to introduce the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program with the objective to "transform how children are taught by giving them access to modern technological tools which will help them to better understand Information Technology"
OLPC OS, a Fedora-based Linux distribution designed for the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project's XO Laptop, has just reached version 13.2.0. OLPC OS 13.2.0 comes with some amazing new features, and the developers have chosen to maintain support and consistency for older laptop models.
The One Laptop Per Child project announced Friday that it has teamed up with semiconductor manufacturer Marvell to offer kids in developing nations a computer for under $100. This time, the project will offer Marvell's Moby tablet computer.
The One Laptop Per Child organization’s 7-inch, Android 4.2-powered “XO Tablet” will go on sale at Walmart stores in the U.S. next week, according to a July 8 post by OLPC CEO Rodrigo Arboleda on the OLPC’s blog. The device will initially be available exclusively at Walmart starting July 16, but will soon be offered [...]
In 2005, Nicholas Negroponte, who previous founded MIT's Media Lab, founded One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), which works with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to deliver low-cost laptops to children in developing nations. But this week, OLPC announced something a little bit different.
Aaron Newcomb of the source_show released his podcast covering SCaLE 9x. I really enjoyed myself at this SCaLE and was happy to see OLPC for whom I volunteer featured at SCaLE and in the podcast. Not just at the OLPC booth but at Fedora's where two XOs sat. See Episode 13 here: http://thesourceshow.org/node/11