The One Laptop Per Child Association, Inc. (OLPC) is an American non-profit organization set up to oversee the creation of a cheap, affordable educational device for use in the third world. Its current focus is on the development, construction and deployment of the XO-1 laptop to promote children's education in developing nations.
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One Laptop per Child
Non-profit organization offering an inexpensive laptop designed for children in developing countries. How to donate, news and events, FAQ, and community wiki.
Laptop With a Mission Widens Its Audience
Article about the first "Give 1 Get 1" promotion, which allowed people to purchase XO laptops for their own use.
Official OLPC Community Support Forum
Discussion area for assistance with the XO laptop.
Independent news about OLPC and other low-cost educational computing projects
Spin-off of the "Sugar" user interface platform to another project
Behind the OLPC Layoffs: G1G1 Failure and Reduced Sponsorship
Explanation of the decision of OLPC to lay off 50% of its staff in 2009, leaving only two developers on the software team. (January 30, 2009)
BBC News: One Laptop signs up with Amazon
Online retailer Amazon will help the One Laptop Per Child organisation with its plans to sell its XO laptop in the US. (September 05, 2008)
Why Microsoft and Intel tried to kill the XO $100 laptop
Article about the opposition the project received from established tech corporations. (August 10, 2008)
BBC News: A child's view of the $100 laptop
Rory Cellan-Jones enlists the help of his son to see what a youngster in the UK makes of the machine. (December 12, 2007)
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