OLPC: the best designed notebook in the world by Robin Harris

This is great commentary on some of the anti-One Laptop discussion recently. Harris makes some good points. I’ve seen on of these PCs and they are beautifully designed and engineered. Some people just don’t get it.

OLPC: the best designed notebook in the world by ZDNet‘s Robin Harris — “The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) is the best-designed notebook computer in the world. It just isn’t designed for you. Get over it. Criticism of the OLPC centers on the fact that it isn’t like the notebooks adults use. As the ASUS Eee shows a low-cost conventional laptop can be powerful. But that misses the point. […]”

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Author: Kate Carruthers

Kate Carruthers is Chief Data & Insights Officer for UNSW Sydney, and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering. She is certified in information security and is currently undertaking postgraduate studies terrorism and security. Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT, marketing, data and digital; and is a member of the NSW Government’s Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board. Kate is currently working at the intersection of data analytics, AI, ML, privacy, cyber security, and data protection.