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One Laptop Per Child, ca. 2007

This is a Project. It was designed by Yves Béhar and the design director was Nicholas Negroponte. It is dated ca. 2007. Its medium is pc/abs, rubber.

The One Laptop per Child, or $100 laptop, is a laptop computer designed as an educational tool to bring learning, information, and communication to children in developing countries. OLPC is a new experiment in socially responsible design, in which a nonprofit organization harnesses cutting-edge personal technologies and distributes them on an unprecedented scale. Governments purchase the laptops directly and distribute them to their schools. Nigeria, Argentina, Brazil, Thailand, Uruguay, and Libya are slated to order the first batch of five million units.

Its dimensions are

1.5” h x 9” w x 9.5” d

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