Monday, November 27, 2006
The OLPC project is a very well advertised initiative that wishes to make easier for students from poor countries to get access to a PC. There are many critics against the project and many comments in favor. For sure many kids need first to get food and cover their basics needs instead of having the chance to use a PC but at the same time many kids that will not use PCs probably will have less competitive advantages than students that do use PCs.
In any case the project is running and in a few weeks the first 100$ pcs will be mass produced. I think that the project can change the way many persons live and specially how the world could create betters ways to improve conditions for poorer countries.