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स्वागत: शिक्षा के लिए 35 डालर का टैबलेट

You can also read this letter in English, Spanish, French, and German. मंत्री महोदय श्री कपिल सिब्बल के 35 डालर के 'टैबलेट' के प्रोग्राम का ओ एल पी सी (OLPC) अनुमोदन करता है .Read the rest of this entry

Bienvenida: La computadora tablet de $35 para la educación.

Leer también en Inglés, Alemán, y Francés. El proyecto Una laptop por Niño (OLPC por sus siglas en inglés) lo aplaude Ministro Kapil Sibal por la promoción de la computadora tablet de $35. La educación es la solución número uno para eliminar la pobreza, ayudar al medio ambiente y crear la paz mundial.Read the rest of this entry

Welcome: $35 tablet for education

India's HRD Minister Kapil Sibal spoke recently of a $35 tablet for Indian students.  In response, Nicholas published this open letter to India.  (Read it also in Hindi, Spanish, French, and German.) Read the rest of this entry

XOs in Colombia: Caldas, Itagüí, and wonderful tools

Tech Crunch TV interviewed Maureen Orth recently on the introduction of OLPC in rural Colombia on their tl:dw videocast. This was a timely reminder that Colombia has been building a network of supporting pilots and foundations in the years since this first urban school began implementing OLPC.  The largest projects are in Medellín (Read the rest of this entry

Radio Free XO

Best of Luck to Team One Beep ( next week as they compete in the final international round of the MS Imagine Cup. Their success in transmitting content over FM radio frequencies to an XO is a nice partial solution. Connectivity is a forever problem. As OLPC continues to develop programs in areas where infrastructure is subject to frequent disruption from natural or man-made causes its use as a communication device is full of possibilities.Read the rest of this entry

Updated XO software: "180py"

Bernie Innocenti and the team in Paraguay have released build 180py of their Fedora 11 + Sugar desktop. It is fast, offers both Sugar and Gnome desktops, and includes many recent features from the past year into a build that isn't too large. OLPCNews calls it "The Best XO Laptop Operating System Ever" - and it is, indeed, awesome.Read the rest of this entry
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XOs for High School: new design, Uruguay snags 90,000

We have been working on a new XO laptop for high school students -- one with a larger and more responsive keyboard better suited to the hands of older students.Read the rest of this entry