Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Is The OLPC Project Doomed to Failure?

Aug 15, 2007, 00:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Dukker)

"The last few years have witnessed an increasing focus on creating inexpensive, affordable computers for users in the developing world.

"At the forefront of this movement is Professor Nicholas Negroponte, founder and former director of the MIT Media Lab. His not-for-profit One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project has been developing a laptop (targeted at $100 (£50) but currently struggling to break $200) suitable for use by every child in the developing world. Recently, Intel joined the board of OLPC and will even contribute funding to the project..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: