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OLPC extends the 'Give One Get One' program

http://tech.monstersandcritics.com

A massive surge of mainstream consumer demand following the launch of ‘Give One Get One’ has resulted in the foundation pushing back the offer’s closure until December 31, 2007.

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OLPC: Give One Get One, right now

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I’ve been demoing this little green laptop for months. Everywhere I go, it’s a star, and everyone who sees it always asks me the same question: when can I get one? Finally, I have an answer: right now. But you’d better hurry, because they are only available for another 12 days. And here’s a little secret: it’s a really good deal.

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OLPC News 100 Laptop XO Fundraising Drive

http://www.olpcnews.com

I believe that if you pick up some of the most pressing world problems, like poverty, corruption, tyranny, most solutions will need some of the same basic needs: easy and free access to communication, information, collaboration, education and by giving power to anyone to record present facts, remember their history and broadcast their own voice.

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Mesh networks on OLPC: it's all about the application level

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One Laptop Per Child system has limited value on its own. Its most innovative and powerful features lie in its participation in a mesh network with other laptops. So get your neighbors and workmates to buy them too!

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One Laptop Per Child--and one per me

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I had to wake up early to do it, but I was able to order an XO laptop from the One Laptop Per Child Foundation (and donate another at the same time).

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Why you should buy an OLPC XO Laptop

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"...So, why would you want such a machine? If one were to play devil's advocate, one might say that it is underpowered, has too little storage, too small a screen, is too much like a toy, etc, etc. However, there are a lot of good reasons to buy one - here are a couple of good reasons that I came up with:

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One Laptop Per Child: the dream starts to deliver

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Low-cost computers meant to usher poor children worldwide into the digital age are being mass produced in China as US nonprofit One Laptop Per Child strives to deliver on its promise.

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Give One, Get One : One Laptop Per Child

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"...Between November 12th and November 26th you can order two of the OLPC machines, one for yourself and one to be donated to a child in a developing nation for $399..."

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Who wants to kill the OLPC project?

http://www.itproportal.com

Today marks the official mass production of the OLPC (or XO laptop computer). However, the project has lost some buzz and It is hard not to think that there's a global neo-conspiracy to harm the OLPC project.

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OLPC rolls off the production line

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Here, for the first time, are pictures of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) coming off the production line at the Quantas factory in China. Thanks to Morgan for the tip-off.

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Planting social solidarity reaps a harvest of community

http://www.digitalcitizen.info

"...This method involves a lot of hard work that, historically, few have demonstrated they are interested in doing: teach people the values of software freedom, teach the philosophy behind why the free software movement exists..."

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Notebooks for all

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A Canadian alternative to the much talked about "one hundred dollar laptop" is making the rounds of the region in the hope of winning support from governments by offering a different solution to bridge the digital divide.

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Tech support: Some church officials keen about One Laptop Per Child

http://www.catholicnews.com

A plan to equip the world's poorest schoolchildren with a low-cost, rugged, portable, wireless laptop has found some enthusiastic support among the Jesuits and in the Vatican.

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Uruguay buys first '$100 laptops'

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The first official order for the so-called "$100 laptop" has been placed by the government of Uruguay.

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Nigerian education selects Intel-powered Classmate PC with Mandriva Linux

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Mandriva today announced that the Nigerian government has selected Intel-powered classmate PCs running on Mandriva Linux for educational use in nationwide pilot in Nigeria. Mandriva is working with Intel Corporation and Technology Support Center Ltd. to provide 17,000 Intel-powered classmate PCs.

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