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One Laptop per Child
Formation January 2005
Type Non-profit
Headquarters Cambridge, Massachusetts
Official language
Multilingual
Chairman
Nicholas Negroponte
Key people
Charles Kane, Seymour Papert, Alan Kay
Website www.laptop.org

One Laptop Per Child is an organization founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is a non-profit organisation. It wants to make cheap laptops so that children in less rich countries without as much technology can also use a computer to learn. The laptop is called an XO. It has an operating system called sugar based on GNU/Linux. It also can run Windows.


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