Amid delays and feuds, the One Laptop Per Child program is picking up the pieces
By Amy FeldmanPosted 03.03.2008 at 3:12 pm 2 Comments
Three years ago, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) was a shining example of innovative, nonprofit goodness. It had a bold humanitarian mission to develop and send $100 laptops to children in developing nations, and its founder, Nicholas Negroponte, had ambitions of distributing up to 10 million units by the beginning of 2007. The XO laptop won widespread acclaim and plenty of accolades (including a 2006 Best of Whats New Grand Award in this magazine).