Craig Perue launched the OLPC Project in Jamaica, currently reaching two schools with about 95 laptops, but preparing to be able to bring all the Children of Jamaica access to this project if only they can find funding.
Nancie Severs started a small laptop deployment in a remote village in Vietnam. They currently are about to have 18 laptops in that village. Find more information at http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Vietnam
David Cosimano presents the Lego for One Laptop Per Child project, it’s an app that works on the XO Laptop, that allows for the children to send commands to Lego motors and constructions to make those Lego’s do fun things, in some ways, this is a big like creating a Lego robot.
Carol Ruth Silver talks about the OLPC Afghanistan project, how it was funded in a small manner in 2009 and 2010 but isn’t being funded right now. We should be sending laptops to the Afghan Children instead of only sending military don’t you agree?
Sameer Verma presents the OLPC Summit in San Francisco. The mayor proclamated October 22nd 2011 the One Laptop Per Child Day in San Francisco. It’s going to be 2 days of OLPC sessions, work, collaboration, projects, I will video-blog interviews with people involved with the worldwide OLPC deployments project.
The OLPC Summit is underway in San Francisco for the third year. Programmers, hardware engineers, teachers, collaborators, volunteers from around the world gather in San Francisco to prepare the deployment of millions more laptops to the worlds children, to improve education, giving everyone in the world the equal access to information and equal opportunity.