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OLPC XO Map

Eben has been working on a little Google Maps project -- you may have seen the map of XOs around the world before, but it's now bigger, better, and full of juicier data. [caption id="attachment_53" align="alignright" width="300" caption="XOs around the world"]Read the rest of this entry

OLPC Greece supports 28 schools

OLPC in Greece has distributed 550 laptops to single classes in each of 28 schools. It is not a saturation project, and I am curious as to how it will turn out - each school seems to have done its own internal training and planning, which gives me pause - but they have made a lovely visualization of their work, linking proudly to the individual schools' sites.

New OLPC site in the works

Our design partners have been developing a new design for the OLPC website, one that draws in contributions from our partner and chapter sites around the world. I saw the latest designs this week, and loved them!  We'll have more updates about the site soon, once everyone's back from the Realness Summit and we've heard from Mike Massey, our new photo maven. The biggest change: we're going to convert the homepage from a big logo to a series of full-screen images from deployments, with background details and links to more information.Read the rest of this entry