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OLPC and Markets

Alex Singleton, President of the Globalisation Institute, a European think tank, argues against the OLPC and says that computers should be left to the market economy. “The very worst idea in international development circles is the One Laptop Per Child… Read More ›

On the OLPC

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, the brain child of Nicholas Negroponte, the founder of the MIT Media Lab, is getting a lot of attention in various circles. The device at the center of attention is a remarkable feat… Read More ›

Everybody Knows

Back in April I had written about the old retrofitted Russian aircraft carrier that India was buying (“The War and the Circus“). “In January 2004, India signed a deal to buy the antique and obsolete 1980s-design Russian aircraft carrier Admiral… Read More ›