The Inquirer: Argentina Government Commits to Buy MIT's $100 PCs
Oct 26, 2005, 16:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Fernando Cassia)
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"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..."