… reviewed in a long piece from from PC Advisor.
The first £50 OLPC laptops could ship to children in emerging economies within months. PC Advisor speaks to the people behind the project to see how they made the impossible possible. When plans to build and distribute a £50 laptop to schoolchildren in emerging economies were first announced two years ago, the people behind the scheme had their fair share of critics.
… Two years down the line, the sceptics may be forced to eat humble pie. The OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) initiative is just months away from delivering the first units, with governments including those of Uruguay, Nigeria and Rwanda among those pledging to acquire millions of systems to distribute to children.