AP/Yahoo!: Low-Cost Laptop Could Transform Learning
Jan 02, 2007, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Bergstein)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"Forget windows, folders and boxes that pop up with text. When
students in Thailand, Libya and other developing countries get
their $150 computers from the One Laptop Per Child project in 2007,
their experience will be unlike anything on standard PCs.
"For most of these children the XO machine, as it's called,
likely will be the first computer they've ever used. Because the
students have no expectations for what PCs should be like, the
laptop's creators started from scratch in designing a user
interface they figured would be intuitive for children..."