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Amazon sponsors round 2 of OLPC program

This year's Give One, Get One program for the One Laptop Per Child Foundation is being handled through Amazon.com, which is running TV commercials to promote awareness (and sales).

By December 2, 2008


OLPC giveaway offer comes to Europe

As the "Give One, Get One" laptops-for-the-developing-world program restarts in the U.S., honcho Nicholas Negroponte says it's also going global.

By November 13, 2008


Unwrapping the XO laptop

Michael Tiemann unwraps one of the the XO laptops from the G1G1 program.

By December 20, 2007


How successful was OLPC's 'Give One, Get One' program?

Although it went mostly unnoticed over the holidays, the OLPC program released XO-1 sales figures for the promotion, which weren't bad for an unfinished machine.

By January 20, 2008


XO laptop gives 9-year-old unexpected powers

A little green artifact from Nigeria transforms normal 9-year-old boy into multilingual, transcontinental cultural ambassador.

By December 14, 2007


Give one get one, squared

The Give One, Get One program (aka G1G1) is now open at http://laptopgiving.org. I needed two, so I gave two. Here begins my One Laptop Per Child experience as a parent.

By November 12, 2007


One Laptop Per Child--and one per me

Peter Glaskowsky becomes one of the first to order from the One Laptop Per Child project by getting up in the middle of the night.

By November 12, 2007