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Australian model Samantha Harris on supporting OLPC

Samantha Harris Samantha Harris is a rising star in the Australian modeling world, recently on the cover of Vogue Australia, and proud of her Aboriginal heritage.  She supports OLPC Australia's work, which is primarily focused on Aboriginal communities on the mainland and on surrounding islands.Read the rest of this entry

Building Technical Support in Afghanistan

With roughly 4,000 laptops deployed, we’re still in the beginning stages of the initiative. It’s a good stage to be in, especially for building our technical support in advance. So what's the best way of doing that? One idea that has been proposed:  setting up partnerships with students at Afghan universities. We’d recruit teams of student volunteers to provide ongoing support to teachers and pilot projects.Read the rest of this entry