Have you heard of the One Laptop Per Child program? Probably so…it is the NGO/project that is trying to put a computer in the hands of every kid in the developing world. Two days ago I saw scores of children walking home from school in their blue and white uniforms toting a green and white computer. I was so surprised… I had heard of this program back in 2007 and the problems that had been plaguing it…doubled manufacturing costs, disposal problems, etc.
But the OLPC project has endured. I look forward to getting a few minutes of playtime as soon as I can… thousands were distributed so surely some kid out there will trade Compaq Presario time for OLPC time. Anyone? Alguien?