Classrooms were never going to be the first place you’d expect to find the latest versions of Windows and Office. Nevertheless, the short shrift given to Vista and Office 2007 by the British Educational Communications and Technology Association this week sounds particularly harsh:
From the agency’s summary of its 1-year study: Read more
The $100 laptop may still not be a reality, but a One Laptop Per Child spin-off is already talking about a $50 version appearing in the next three years.
Mary Lou Jepsen, chief technology officer for OLPC, left the not-for-profit project that has been putting cheap laptops into the hands of schoolchildren in developing countries on December 31. Read more