This podcast is a recorded skype interview with Colin Davitt, Instructional Technology Specialist with the Lindbergh School District in St Louis, Missouri, about his initial impressions of the XO Laptop. Colin received his XO Laptop two days ago, and is VERY enthused about the capabilities and power of the XO! After hearing him talk, I am REALLY wanting to order one. How exciting to hear from a first-hand witness about the exciting capabilities of this $180 laptop! Note: The XO Giving program requires a $400 purchase: This provides one XO Laptop to a student in a developing country, and one XO Laptop to the person ordering the XO. The actual cost of the XO Laptop hardware is $180 presently.

Show Notes:

  1. XO Laptop: Give One, Get One (Extended through December 31, 2007)
  2. OLPC: One Laptop Per Child Project
  3. One Laptop Per Child (New Version), Reviewed by 12-Year-Old (blog post on Freedom to Tinker)
  4. More XO Laptop Reviews
  5. Current Technorati Search for OLPC reactions

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