One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)

This morning I can across the an article on how the OLPC  initiative is going 6 years after it was launched. Unfortunately does not seem to be bringing the benefits and advancements they hoped it would initially.

DeathWatch: One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)

I was lucky enough to briefly meet one of the founders of the Cambodia NGO that runs the small remote village school these computers were first developed for.  Each year some of their students come and try to pass the entrance exam (after they finished grade 12) for the Vocational training center I was working in at the time. Unfortunately, from what I understood, the percentage of these students that were successfully accepted into our programs was relatively low.



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