OLPC Heralds Era of Low-Cost Computing
Dec 24, 2007, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Critics of the One-Laptop-Per-Child (OLPC) Project like to
point out that it has not yet lived up to its goal of putting $100
notebooks in the hands of millions of kids in poor countries, but
that's a short-sighted view considering the impact it's already
having on the computer industry.
"OLPC's XO laptop and the dream of the $100 notebook PC have
driven down the cost of computing and highlighted the issue of the
lack of computing resources in developing nations..."