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Is the OLPC project doomed to failure?

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The last few years have witnessed an increasing focus on creating inexpensive, affordable computers for users in the developing world.

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Children's Reviews of OLPC XO Technology

http://www.olpcnews.com

While we can endlessly debate One Laptop Per Child on OLPC News, what really matters will be the opinions and adoption of XO technology by children. And recently children have been expressing their views on the matter.

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China remains cautious about One Laptop Per Child

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"China should be an obvious beneficiary of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Scheme, which seeks to provide robust $100 portable Internet computers to children in developing countries."

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OLPC '$100 laptop' production begins

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Five years after the concept was first proposed, the so-called $100 laptop is poised to go into mass production.

Hardware suppliers have been given the green light to ramp-up production of all of the components needed to build millions of the low-cost machines.

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India says it can make a laptop for $10

http://www.huliq.com

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) is an amazing project that aims to give every child in the world a laptop with a cost of just $100 a laptop and they also are windup so in countries where there is no or little electricity you can wind the OLPC up to get it working.

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Hey charger! OLPC gets power boost from Aussie coder

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A 21-year-old Australian is playing a key part in developing the a charger unit for the XO-1 -- the laptop which is the center of One Laptop Per Child project.

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Inside One Laptop per Child: Episode 04

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"Episode 04 takes us on location in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Where the first batches of XOs have been delivered and deployed."

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Controversy Swirls around OLPC Project

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"When a project sets out not only to change the world but also to change the future of computing, it's sure to be at the center of lots of attention and not a little bit of controversy"

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OLPC official challenges Michael Dell

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Walter Bender, the One Laptop Per Child program's director of software, told DesktopLinux.com on July 13 that he invites Dell Computer founder and CEO Michael Dell to help figure out how to better use 125 million computers that are discarded annually because they are archaic.

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It's official: OLPC and Intel become friends, collaborate

http://arstechnica.com

The One Laptop Per Child Project and Intel have put their differences aside, at least for now, as Intel agrees to take a seat on the OLPC Board of Directors. The new "peace" between Intel and OLPC will also involve the project receiving some funding from Intel, and according to a statement, "Intel and OLPC will explore collaborations involving technology and educational content."

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2009: year of the dirt-cheap, $50 OLPC XO?

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The success or failure of the One Laptop Per Child Project hinges critically on the cost of the XO laptop, which governments are expected to purchase on behalf of their citizens in developing countries. While we know that the XO will be debuting at $175, there has been renewed speculation of where the laptop project might land if sales are successful.

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Thin clients and OLPC at OLS day three

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The third day of the Ottawa Linux Symposium (OLS) featured Jon 'maddog' Hall talking about his dreams for the spread of the Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) throughout the third world as an inexpensive, environmentally friendly way of helping get another billion people on the Internet, along with an update on the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, and several other talks.

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Ubuntu on a $99 computer

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Chipzilla is doing everything it can to undercut MIT's One Laptop Per Child project not, sadly, in the name of helping disadvantaged kids in Africa and elsewhere, but instead to pander to the God of the Bottom Line. But it's not the only game in town and another cheap system is quietly trundling along in the background.

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One Laptop Per Child to begin SA pilot

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Russell Southwood caught up last week with Antoine Van Gelder who is part of OLPC’s South African developer programme. He gave a frank but enthusiastic assessment of what’s being done to get the machine into use in Africa.

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OLPC: Intel, Microsoft, and other "Experts" Just Don't Get It

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The One Laptop per Child project has got to be one of the most controversial topics in both education and technology. The little green wonder has been incessantly discussed and debated, at once glorified for its ideals and derided for a host of perceived shortcomings.

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