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  • OLPC in South America Update

    Washington DC | By on August 24, 2010 | Comments Off on OLPC in South America Update

    There has been a great deal of media attention on the ‘One Laptop Per Child’ (OLPC) project since the announcement of a “$100 laptop” over five years ago. Most of this attention focuses on its potential to address the educational challenges in developing countries. Much less is known about what is actually happening on-the-ground with…

  • OLPC in the Field: June Technology Salon

    Washington DC | By on June 2, 2008 | Comments Off on OLPC in the Field: June Technology Salon

    Rabi Karmacharya
    Rabi Karmacharya

    There is much talk about One Laptop Per Child, Nicholas Negroponte idea of a “$100 laptop” empowering education in the developing world. Yet the focus tends to be on the XO laptop itself, not the overall impact of the program on both technology and education.

    For the next Technology Salon on June 3 at 5:30pm, we’ll move pass the headlines and into the field with two special guests: