One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)

Wikipedia Definition & Overview – One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)
One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is a project supported by the Miami-based One Laptop per Child Association (OLPCA) and the Cambridge-based OLPC Foundation (OLPCF), two U.S. non-profit organizations set up to oversee the creation of affordable educational devices for use in the developing world.

Wikipedia Definition & Overview – OLPC XO-1
The XO-1, previously known as the $100 Laptop Children’s Machine, and 2B1, is an inexpensive subnotebook computer intended to be distributed to children in developing countries around the world, to provide them with access to knowledge, and opportunities to “explore, experiment and express themselves” (constructionist learning). The laptop is developed by the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization and manufactured by Quanta Computer.


OLPC Articles on Engadget

Evidence form the One Laptop per Child Program – Inter-American Development Bank
This website contains news around the world, blogs, and research papers about OLPC.

Flickr One Laptop per Child’s photostream

Knights Foundation Video: One Laptop Per Child
With support from Knight Foundation, more than 500 children at Miami’s Holmes Elementary are receiving laptops and digital training from One Laptop Per Child.

OLPC Canada website
OLPC Canada offers customized programs to address some of the challenges facing Aboriginal youth in Canada including literacy, physical health and mental health.

One Laptop per Child (OLPC) on Twitter

OLPC News is the premier independent community for One Laptop Per Child supporters. We are a recognized voice in the OLPC community, even by Nicholas Negroponte himself.

OLPC- One Laptop per Child, pictures, videos, and News
An interactive website that allows you to stay up to date on OLPC news, pictures, and videos.

One Laptop Per Child
This is the main website of the OLPC non-profit organization.

Peru’s ‘One Laptop Per Child’ effort marred by teachers’ ignorance, spotty Internet
Peru’s equipping of more than 800,000 public schoolchildren in this rugged Andean nation with low-cost laptops ranks among the world’s most ambitious efforts to leverage digital technology in the fight against poverty. Yet five years in, there are serious doubts about whether the largest single deployment in the One Laptop Per Child initiative inspired by MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte was worth the more than $200 million that Peru’s government spent.

Sri Lanka President launches One Laptop per Child program 
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa today launched a pilot program to improve the IT knowledge in the country with the participation of One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Lanka Foundation.

Video: Inside One laptop per Child
Describes the goals of OLPC and its advantages.

Video: Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child
A TED lecture by Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the MIT Media Laboratory, describes how the One Laptop Per Child project will build and distribute the “$100 laptop.”

Video: OLPC’s Negroponte says XO-3 prototype tablet coming in 2010
The company has announced a partnership with silicon solutions maker Marvell that will make that concept a reality by 2011 — and for just $100 per device.

Video: One Laptop per Child (New York Times)
This video introduces the laptop and describes its capacities.

YouTube Video: One Laptop Per Child Changes Developing Nations with New Linux XO-3 Tablet
Announced only a week ago, watch to see how Linux is making a real difference in underdeveloped nations.