My Year with the OLPC – NR4PT

Around this time last year I was very excited to receive my OLPC (One Laptop per Child), called the XO-1. Having drunk the Negroponte gatorade I was endlessly frustrated with Dvorak and other tech journalists who kept their criticism of the XO-1 focused on either Negroponte’s eccentricities or the fact that the creators made it […]


To See Eyes Shining – Why We Teach

It’s been a bit of a rough day today. Following confirming the announcement of Apple’s pullout of Macworld expo, I needed something to lift my spirits. Fortunately for me I had a link to the following video waiting for me, courtesy FS coworker Linda. Besides sharing several ideas also shared in his TED video and […]