developerWorks Interviews: Walter Bender on One Laptop Per Child
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Walter Bender's work with the MIT Media Lab helped to prepare him for the challenges he and his colleaques face in realizing the vision of One Laptop Per Child. In this 20-minute podcast, the OLPC President of Software and Content, talks about the mission and vision at OLPC, the design challenges of creating a durable, low-power laptop for the developing world, and the OLPC approach to applications and content. He addresses some of the criticisms of the OLPC initiative, and talks about opportunities for developers around OLPC's open source model.
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