NOTE: This is a special offer which started today and goes through Nov 26th only. So, if you’re interested in seeing (and supporting) what is an amazing breakthrough in bringing computers to the bottom of the pyramid, check it out @ LaptopGiving.org. You can also just purchase laptops for children if you like @ $200/laptop.
This is the brainchild of the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) initiative which I previously wrote about. This has previously been referred to as the “$100 laptop”. $100 is still the goal, but will require more volume to achieve that level of cost structure.
Founder Nicholas Negroponte says “It’s an education project, not a laptop project.” OLPC’s goal: To provide children around the world with new opportunities to explore, experiment and express themselves. More…
The laptop truly is a breakthrough in thinking. Read New York Times review or watch the New York Times video review below.
See more videos on OLPC at OLPC.tv
So, do I really need another laptop? No. I’m buying this laptop so that I can be a better ambassador for this initiative. The green laptop will catch a lot of attention!
My challenge: Why don’t you consider doing this as well?
Please post a comment if you take on my challenge.