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AP/LinuxInsider: Thai Children to Get First OLPC Laptops

Aug 19, 2006, 12:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"The ambitious project to provide low-cost laptop computers to poor children around the world is about to take a small step forward. More than 500 children in Thailand are expected to receive the machines in October and November for quality testing and debugging.

"The One Laptop Per Child program, which began at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Latest News about Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab and now is a separate nonprofit organization, hopes to deploy 5 million to 7 million machines in Thailand, Nigeria, Brazil and Argentina in 2007..."

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