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OLPC Project Puts Tablets In The Hands Of Formerly Illiterate Children With Amazing Resultsview story

http://techcrunch.com – The story sounded far-fetched: OLPC researchers, working with a team of technicians in Ethiopia, created a special “hut” covered in solar panels where the children of a few distant towns could go to recharge some toys they were given. The toys were boxed Motorola Xoom tablets and every child between the age of four and eight got one. (IT news)

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winter project: home serverview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hi, First: @home, i use a HP xw6600 as server. This one uses more power than i like...but it has the power to virtualize, and thats what i needed... So, i think at the moment about building a home server, from industrial standard components. (HowTos)

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OLPC failure in Peru its own faultview story

http://www.itwire.com – 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 (IT news)

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No evidence, but OLPC continues 'education' spinview story

http://www.itwire.com – 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. (IT news)

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OLPC using poor kids as guinea pigsview story

http://www.itwire.com – With children in the US faring poorly in their studies, why is it that so-called ground-breaking projects like the One Laptop Per Child program were not first implemented in their country of origin? (IT news)

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OLPC of no use in learning: studyview story

http://www.itwire.com – The first detailed and scientific study of the deployment of laptops by the One Laptop Per Child project has come to the conclusion that it is basically a waste of time. (IT news)

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OLPC's XO 3 tablet uses 1GHz ARM SoC to run Sugar Linux or Androidview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – One Laptop per Child (OLPC) demonstrated a & fully functional& version of its long-delayed XO 3.0 tablet, equipped with a 1GHz Marvell Armada PXA618 processor running Sugar Linux or Android 3.x. (Embedded)

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Links 31/1/2011: A Look at Mandriva 2010.2, Sabayon Linux 5.5 is Outview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux The hidden places where Linux dominates While the fight for desktop dominance is still raging somewhere in the distance, Linux has quietly succeeded in the places no one thinks to look. It’s being used in mobile phones, set-top boxes, media streamers and routers. (General)

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Links 10/1/2011: Multi-touch on GNU/Linux, Linux 2.6.37 Already Built for Distrosview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Buying a cheap laptop without Windows: Is it worth it? ‘The low-end laptop market in particular is so hard fought that manufacturers will grab for any dollars they can save,’ explains Elmar Geese, chairman of the Linux association in Berlin. (General)

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Links 9/1/2011: OLPC With ARM and Fedora on Two Watts, Mac Asay Claimed Disrespectful of Freedomview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Audiocasts/Shows Notes on Linux: Linux Audio Blog #9 Kernel Space Stable kernels 2.6.36.3 and 2.6.32.28 Applications The GPL/LGPL App Store For Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, BSD, and Solaris What if someone ported a graphical version of Apt and/or Yum to the two propri (General)