Is The OLPC Project Doomed to Failure?
Aug 15, 2007, 00:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"The last few years have witnessed an increasing focus on
creating inexpensive, affordable computers for users in the
"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 (Â£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..."