Farmer gives low-cost laptop a proper field test

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Feb 13, 2008 7:50 AM EDT
The Age; By Sherrill Nixon
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From his hot, dusty, locust-plagued property in the NSW outback, a software engineer who goes by the name Quozl is doing his bit to help educate 1.5 billion of the world's poorest children. James Cameron has spent the past two years testing prototypes of a low-cost robust laptop called XO designed especially for children in developing countries. He devotes up to five hours a day to his volunteer work for the US charity One Laptop Per Child, which began mass producing the "green machines" in November.

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