Bridging the                         digital divideTuesday, July 20, 2010
Computers and the Internet     are changing the way     we communicate and learnTuesday, July 20, 2010
Technology isn t                         available to everyone.Tuesday, July 20, 2010
How can                          you make a                          difference?Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Around the world, technology     is expensive, hard to obtain,                         hard to use and learnTuesday, July ...
Imagine                         developing a low cost,                         education focused                         d...
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
The OneLaptopPerChild project                         It s already started to                          change the world.Tu...
What is the            OneLaptopPerChild?Tuesday, July 20, 2010
OneLaptopPerChild              = Laptops             = Access to information               = Education ProjectTuesday, Jul...
Laptops             = InternetTuesday, July 20, 2010
Access to                          InformationTuesday, July 20, 2010
Education ProjectTuesday, July 20, 2010
OLPC XO-1      Durable, waterproof      Low cost materials      Low power consumption      Webcam, WiFiTuesday, July 20, 2...
Custom OS designed for children                    Connect/collaborate with others nearbyTuesday, July 20, 2010
CriticismTuesday, July 20, 2010
Maintenance & Repair                              What if it breaks?                            Where to buy parts?Tuesday...
Original Plan                         Save everyone at once!Tuesday, July 20, 2010
New Plan             Empower                others                            to help                            one anoth...
Potential for      the FutureTuesday, July 20, 2010
Don t focus     on the     technology     aloneTuesday, July 20, 2010
XO-2     Technology     will improveTuesday, July 20, 2010
Not just                         villagesTuesday, July 20, 2010
Uruguay                         420,000   LaptopsTuesday, July 20, 2010
Peru                         300,000   LaptopsTuesday, July 20, 2010
Mexico                         50,000   LaptopsTuesday, July 20, 2010
1%                                                          1%                                                     6%     ...
Look at the positivesTuesday, July 20, 2010
Learn along                         the wayTuesday, July 20, 2010
Thank you!Tuesday, July 20, 2010
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  1. 1. Bridging the digital divideTuesday, July 20, 2010
  2. 2. Computers and the Internet are changing the way we communicate and learnTuesday, July 20, 2010
  3. 3. Technology isn t available to everyone.Tuesday, July 20, 2010
  4. 4. How can you make a difference?Tuesday, July 20, 2010
  5. 5. Around the world, technology is expensive, hard to obtain, hard to use and learnTuesday, July 20, 2010
  6. 6. Imagine developing a low cost, education focused digital deviceTuesday, July 20, 2010
  7. 7. Tuesday, July 20, 2010
  8. 8. The OneLaptopPerChild project It s already started to change the world.Tuesday, July 20, 2010
  9. 9. What is the OneLaptopPerChild?Tuesday, July 20, 2010
  10. 10. OneLaptopPerChild = Laptops = Access to information = Education ProjectTuesday, July 20, 2010
  11. 11. Laptops = InternetTuesday, July 20, 2010
  12. 12. Access to InformationTuesday, July 20, 2010
  13. 13. Education ProjectTuesday, July 20, 2010
  14. 14. OLPC XO-1 Durable, waterproof Low cost materials Low power consumption Webcam, WiFiTuesday, July 20, 2010
  15. 15. Custom OS designed for children Connect/collaborate with others nearbyTuesday, July 20, 2010
  16. 16. CriticismTuesday, July 20, 2010
  17. 17. Maintenance & Repair What if it breaks? Where to buy parts?Tuesday, July 20, 2010
  18. 18. Original Plan Save everyone at once!Tuesday, July 20, 2010
  19. 19. New Plan Empower others to help one anotherTuesday, July 20, 2010
  20. 20. Potential for the FutureTuesday, July 20, 2010
  21. 21. Don t focus on the technology aloneTuesday, July 20, 2010
  22. 22. XO-2 Technology will improveTuesday, July 20, 2010
  23. 23. Not just villagesTuesday, July 20, 2010
  24. 24. Uruguay 420,000 LaptopsTuesday, July 20, 2010
  25. 25. Peru 300,000 LaptopsTuesday, July 20, 2010
  26. 26. Mexico 50,000 LaptopsTuesday, July 20, 2010
  27. 27. 1% 1% 6% OLPC 1% around 6% the world Uruguay 50% Peru Mexico Paraguay Rwanda 36% Nicaragua NigeriaTuesday, July 20, 2010
  28. 28. Look at the positivesTuesday, July 20, 2010
  29. 29. Learn along the wayTuesday, July 20, 2010
  30. 30. Thank you!Tuesday, July 20, 2010

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