OLPC News Forum: 1,200 XO Laptop Users Helping & Sharing

   
   
   
   
   

Three weeks ago today, I announced the OLPC News Forum for XO laptop exploration to provide help and support for G1G1 donors to One Laptop Per Child.

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My goal was quite modest - help those who Got One to:

  1. learn and explore clock-stopping hot technology,
  2. share their experience with others,
  3. and organize local user groups.
I expected a few hundred people at most, the motivated geeks who supported OLPC from its inception. The OLPC News Forum has grown beyond all expectations!

As I type this, there are 990 topics with 7,701 posts by 1,189 members in just 21 days. That's an average of 340 posts per day on everything from XO laptop help to local user groups to promoting OLPC in schools to the Canadians who are still waiting for their XO's.

And with 51 new registrants every day, the Forum continues to grow and change. Just this week we added boards on music activities, the dual mode screen, and a NYC XO user group.

So what are you waiting for? Register today! You'll be glad you did.

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KUDOS to Wayan, Mike, and OLPCnews crew! Thank you for creating a great medium for us XO'ers to get our daily news and know-hows.

Yeah, do thank the Forum Moderators. They, way more than I, have made it a success: http://olpcnews.com/forum/index.php?action=staff

I love the olpcnews forum!!! It has proven very useful and no doubt will continue to do so. For those of you who have not yet achiveved information overload, there is a similar forum here: http://olpc.osuosl.org

OLPC forums are multiplying faster than I can keep track of them - yet another at: http://www.olpchelp.org/ . Who can read all this, LOL!

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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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