One Laptop Per Child: One Trainer Prepares
Feb 22, 2008, 03:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Oram)
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"Sebastian Silva is a bit worried. Three hundred thousand XO
units will arrive in Peru by August, the largest deployment in the
world by far. (Uruguay started this past December and will reach
one hundred thousand laptops this year.) As a volunteer on the OLPC
support team, Sebastian wants to make sure the children, teachers,
and technical trainers are ready.
"Sebastian sees the promise of computing as in social terms.
With XO, every person becomes a TV broadcaster--and XO is even more
empowering, because TV broadcasts can't be chopped up and digitally