One Laptop Per Child

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One Laptop per Child
FormationJanuary 2005
TypeNon-profit
HeadquartersCambridge, Massachusetts
Official language
Multilingual
Chairman
Nicholas Negroponte
Key people
Charles Kane, Seymour Papert, Alan Kay
Websitewww.laptop.org

One Laptop Per Child is an organization founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is a non-profit organisation. It wants to make cheap laptops so that children in less rich countries without as much technology can also use a computer to learn. The laptop is called an XO. It has an operating system called sugar based on GNU/Linux. It also can run Windows.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Windows - OLPC". Wiki.laptop.org. Retrieved 2011-10-29.