On Laptop per Child

Kristin: How can technology provide solutions to some of the issues in the less developed world?  This is a question we have been tackling with Weaving with Light and one of the issues raised in the presentation by Dr Jack Bacon.  One of the examples he gave was from the One Laptop per Child program which aims to deliver inexpensive laptops for learning and communication to children in developing nations.  According to The Age, three million of these laptops have been ordered and production starts in October.

XO Laptop

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