One Laptop Per Child

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One Laptop Per Child is a project dedicated to the design and production of laptop computers designed specifically for children and with a low-enough price point that it could be widely distributed to children in even the poorest countries.

The project has created the OLPC XO-1 and is working on the OLPC XO-2 (as of 2008).



  • OLPC (wiki): the One Laptop Per Child project, otherwise known as the "$100 laptop"

News & Views

  • 2008-05-20 First Look: OLPC XO-2: no physical keyboard, dual touchscreen
  • 2006-12-11 the interface is designed specifically for kids, but not in a "dumbed-down" way; the article includes screen shots (probably the XO-1)