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Dr. Geo: hacker spirit in a candy box

http://blog.ofset.org

When you teach mathematics at secondary schools, you enjoy using interactive geometry software with your students. Dr.Geo is one such free software, it comes with some unique features. With such software, students learn geometry the way it should be learned -- by drawing, but Dr. Geo goes one step further.

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Tux Paint Kids Summer Drawing Contest

http://blog.worldlabel.com

Grab Tux Paint, make a cool drawing, win one of 3 OLPC laptops, one of 10 Sugar-on-a-stick and other awesome prizes! The 2011 Tux Paint Summer Drawing Contest is sponsored by Worldlabel.com and is open to all children aged 3 to 12 who live anywhere in the World!

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Marvell gives OLPC 5.6 million dollars

http://www.olpcnews.com

What to make to this? Marvell, has stepped up their commitment to an XO-3 with $5.6 million dollar grant to One Laptop per Child for XO-3 laptop development through 2011.

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Python support in GNOME gets a boost from hackfest

http://arstechnica.com

Some GNOME developers have gathered in Boston for for a Python GNOME hackfest that is hosted by the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project. The primary goals behind the hackfest include establishing a strategy for delivering Python 3.0 compatibility for the GNOME platform and advancing the Python GObject introspection project.

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OLPC unveils slimline tablet PC

http://news.bbc.co.uk

The group behind the $100 laptop has revealed the design for its latest computer aimed at connecting children in the developing world.

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OLPC's Netbook Impact on Laptop PC Industry

http://www.olpcnews.com

I will list the ways in which OLPC has influenced the target market which probably defines the interest of most readers of OLPC News, the angle from which most bloggers and industry commentators have been talking about the OLPC project for the past 4 years, which is how OLPC technology may affect the rich Western country's PC/Laptop industry.

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Laptop for every pupil in Uruguay

http://news.bbc.co.uk

Uruguay has joined the small number of nations providing a laptop for every child attending state primary school.

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This kind of Sugar is actually *good* for kids… Put an OLPC in your pocket with Sugar on a Stick.

http://acurrie.wordpress.com

A good friend of mine purchased an OLPC when they were first released. He wasn’t impressed with it, but I can’t say the same… Sugar on a Stick runs great on my old Eee PC 900, and is a lot more intuitive than you’d think, even for a grup!

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OLPC Deployment in the Greek Village of Sminthi

http://xpapad.wordpress.com

From September 2009 students in the Greek high school of Sminthi will use OLPC XO-1 laptops inside and outside the classroom.

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OLPC will make children Microserfs: FSF

http://www.itwire.com

RMS: «... Teaching children to use Windows is like teaching them to smoke tobacco [...] That is a negative effect, so the world would be better off if the OLPC project had never existed... »

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GNU/Linux Was Never a Problem for OLPC, Claims Technical OLPC Staff

http://boycottnovell.com

FUD from Nicholas Negroponte is being challenged .

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How OLPC Failed Where Industry Succeeded with GNU/Linux

http://boycottnovell.com

THE One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project — an initiative whose purpose was to give underprivileged children around the world a better chance at modern education using technology — may have been stifled though a combination of disinformation and other coordinated efforts by hardware and software monopolies that needed to stop it.

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Quick Mention: Microsoft’s OLPC is About Selfishness, Gain, Neither Children Nor Education

http://boycottnovell.com

OLPC News about how Microsoft duped, mistreated or exploited MIT Media Lab

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Did Microsoft Scheme Financial Strangulations Against OLPC?

http://boycottnovell.com

Antitrust exhibits show how Microsoft was treating -- internally -- the OLPC threat (with GNU/Linux)

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Geek’s Guide to Giving this Holiday Season

http://tuxtraining.com

There are plenty of charities in this world, many with noble causes. Some, probably more noble than the ones listed here. But if you’re like me, many (if not all) of these organizations and their causes have a special place in my heart. So here it is, the geek’s guide to giving this holiday season.

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