OLPC News Boston Meetup this Saturday!

   
   
   
   
   

Thanks to the tireless organizing efforts of Aunti Mame of the Mass XO User Group, there will be an OLPC News meetup this Saturday at 5pm in Cambridge, just across the Charles River from Boston, and in the shadow of the OLPC offices.

wayan vota
My opinion of the XO laptop

We'll be congregating at the Kendal Square Cosi around 5pm to talk One Laptop Per Child and its progress, impact, and activities. Maybe if we're lucky, OLPC staffers will come out and join the lively discussion.

I hope to canvas OLPC supporters for their ideas on the XO laptop for my upcoming talk at CUNY: Combating the Digital Divide and Information Limits around the Globe: Free and Open Source Initiatives. Specifically, what the Boston crowd expects the OLPC impact to be five years from now, in 2013.

Will the XO make a lucky 13? And will it do so by empowering education and Open Source, or a wave of change in low-cost technology applications, with education and Open Source an afterthought? Come by on Saturday and mesh over the concept:

OLPC News Boston Meetup
Saturday, March 8 at 5pm
Kendal Square Cosi
290 Main St, Cambridge (map)

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Here's another topic for the meetup: OLPC after Negroponte - what will it look like, who might be leading it, and where will it go now that he's leaving: http://www.olpcnews.com/people/negroponte/olpc_ceo_search_negroponte.html

Your Forum reads like a Nigerian 419 letter, deceitful poisonous and manipulative. Luckily me like million of others see through it in a couple of glances. Shame on you for this piece of news twisting crap.

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  • Hi!

    I bought 2 "Tablets OLPC." I had to return because the two did not work. O …

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  • Dear sir
    I have one question to sir?

    -1 why XO Tablet children play OK but when h …

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    I have one question to sir?

    -1 why XO Tablet children play OK but when h …

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    I have one question to sir?

    -1 why XO Tablet children play OK but when h …

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  • Bonjour Mokifisi!
    Je suis bien d'accord avec vous. Je travaille depuis 4 ans dans un petit …

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  • You just follow the same route upstream how you got the 2XO Tablets? How did you get them? Bring …

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  • └ quelle adresse envoyer mes deux XOTablet qui ne fonctionnent pas?

    At what address to s …

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  • That's called "Death on arrivals". They happen. That's why there's always some additio …

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  • Voici mon message en franšais...

    Bonjour,
    Je viens d'acheter 2 tablettes XO. Les d …

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  • OLPC is not death; eg. this One Laptop per Child San Francisco (OLPC-SF) June 21, 2014 Meeting a …

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