After a repressive history, Uruguay’s left-wing government is paving the way for a new generation of digital-savvy, globalised nationals by being the first country to give every child their own laptop.
Ex-guerilla fighter, Jose Mujica, has been in office since 2010. He has never given up his ideals of social justice. The aim of the ambitious ‘A laptop per child’ program is to help close the divide between rich and poor, and between developed and developing countries. Many parents and teachers were initially sceptical; years without proper social policies still shape life in the slums.”I don’t want to know anything about computers. It is a child who knows something about computers and technology that throws bombs.” Yet despite early scepticism, the program is now being widely embraced. “We need to educate the children differently so that they understand the world of today.”
Developing countries ‘children, $ 100 educational laptop PC as extending’
`Educational PC, to escape poverty through education and information support the shrinking gap between` international nonprofit organization that advocates the slogan OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) in Korea and went into full-fledged activities. OLPC Headquarters in Asia as South Korea has put in, the Asian developing countries in Asia Headquarters, will focus on child support is a plan. Rhodes visited Korea for business description rigo ahreuboreda met OLPC CEO.
Delaware, located on the OLPC, Negroponte, founder of the MIT Media Representative has become the main axis.
100 U.S. dollar laptop ‘well-known OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) Exercise material support for 3rd world children with more educational notebook PC suppliers stave off poverty and unemployment, the effect of the global project of origin.
Starting this year, South Korea is being made ready for participation. Mr. Lee Jae Chul former MIT Media Lab Asia was selected to oversee the business in Korea and Asia, are pushing. Koreans responsible for this project is the first time in charge.
In an interview with representatives of Optics and digital showroom on the eve of entering foreign markets with domestic firms win - win strategy and be part of a distinctive early next year with the tablet-style `sobijagajeonsyo (CES) 2011` 3G unveiled at OLPC is introduced along the contours.
World Cup 2010 super stars Diego Forlán, Abreu and Lugano, who did amazing reaching 4th place at this recent largest sporting event in the world, the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, are here at the project Ceibal in their country of Uruguay, the first country in the world to reach the full One Laptop for every Child goal.
This is a 45min Documentary film Directed by Chiara Sambuchi, produced by ZDF/Arte released by Lavafilm, just aired on the Arte TV channel in France and Germany. I have seen most of all the olpc related videos and documentary films that have been avaiable on the Internet during these past 4 years that I have been updating my video-blog at http://olpc.tv, this may be one of the best, most awesome and most beautiful Documentary films on the olpc project yet made.
French version titled: S’instuire pour 100 dollars:
If you are a TV Producer or a Documentary Film Festival organizer, you should contact the makers of the film at http://lavafilm.com/en/p_laptop.html to discuss the broadcast and distribution of this film.
If you understand French or German you should watch it now, before Arte.tv removes it from their website! I hope these links work for olpc fans worldwide. We have to wait for Lavafilm.com to communicate on the eventual availability of the English language version (and without the French or German dubbing on all the English language interviews).