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Sunday, June 18, 2006

OLPC - one laptop per child project

$100 laptop prototypesA number of places are reporting the status of the OLPC project - particularly The pictures are on flickr.

You can pledge to support this project. The model is very cool as far as i'm concerned. You (rich person) pay $300 to own the same machine that the OLPC candidate would normally pay $100. This allows you to have a cool machine, the OLPC person to have a cool machine, and potentially provides another $100 into the research piggy bank. And $300 is a really not very much to pay for such a cool device. Think back to all the other trashy dotcom devices that came up for around this price (audrey, kerbango, etc., etc.,).

I'm ready to jump on this bandwagon immediately!

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