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The Inquirer: Argentina Government Commits to Buy MIT's $100 PCs

Oct 26, 2005, 16:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Fernando Cassia)

"Tech luminary and MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte continues winning allies in his quest to make the $100 Linux PC a reality in classrooms throughout the world, as part of the organization's OLPC (One Laptop per Child) programme.

"Negroponte visited Argentina brifly, invited by Education Secretary Daniel Filmus, who used the opportunity to say 'Argentina is committed to join the programme and advance in the manufacture of between 500,000 and one million of these laptops' and added that it will be the first Spanish speaking country to build and distribute these systems to students..."

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