Introducing 2B1, the children's laptop from One Laptop per Child, a potent learning tool created expressly for the world's poorest children living in its most remote environments. 2B1 was designed collaboratively by experts from both academia and industry, bringing to bear both extraordinary talent and many decades of collective field experience in every aspect of this non-profit humanitarian project. The result is a unique harmony of form and function; a flexible, ultra low-cost, power-efficient, responsive, and durable machine with which nations of the emerging world can leapfrog decades of development, immediately transforming the content and quality of their children's learning.
U.S. Group Reaches Deal to Provide Laptops to All Libyan Schoolchildren
By JOHN MARKOFF
NYTimes October 11, 2006
Will This Laptop Save the World? Pt. I, Part II and Part III
MIT Technology Review