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OLPC Heralds Era of Low-Cost Computing

Dec 24, 2007, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Nystedt)

"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..."

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