OLPC’s troubles keep mounting

India was one country that rejected outright Negronponte’s suspect vision of the OLPC as an “educational” tool. Nearly a year ago, I expressed my own doubts that the OLPC, seen as a replacement for teachers, could be taken seriously. Earlier this year, the high profile resignation of Ivan Krstić led to more public questions on the future of the OLPC. 

Ivan’s latest post on the OLPC is a damning indictment of Negroponte’s vision. Read the Ars Technica synopsis and analysis here and the original post here.

The OLPC looks dead in the water. About time too. 

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