The XO Files Part III: Re-imagining the OLPC Distribution

Concern over the original distribution plan was what got me writing for The belligerent anti-pilot-project attitude, the requirement to buy the laptops in lots of 1million units, and the hushed discussions about the costs beyond the “$100” laptop. Rapid, bulk deployment is not a good model to introduce technology, particularly in a resource-constrained environment.



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