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This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

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September 24, 2007

One Laptop Per Child -- XO Giving

OLPC will be running a buy-one-donate-one scheme for the XO laptop: Pay $399 and you’ll get a laptop for yourself and pay to send another to the developing world.

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August 10, 2007

One Laptop Per Child, Reviewed by 12-Year-Old

Well-written (for a 12-year-old) review of the OLPC XO laptop. The main concern about how slow it is seems moot to me for the target audience for whom this is their first computer: I accepted three-minute loading times on my ZX Spectrum at that age. (And is this a vindication of the original Speccy’s rubber keyboard?)

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January 10, 2007

BBC NEWS | Public can purchase $100 laptop

Fantastic if it pans out — The great unwashed will be allowed to buy (on eBay?!) an OLPC laptop, so long as they simultaneously pay for a second one to be shipping to the developing world. Sign me up!

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.