OLPC is in the midst of corporate reorganization, hardware difficulties, manufacturing and distribution challenges, and an overall dulling of their original vision as Nicholas Negroponte rails against "open source fundamentalism" and tries to further align himself with Microsoft.
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The price was wrong, but the conclusion remains the same - evaluate the needs of your students and buy accordingly.
Trade shows in ed tech are no different than trade shows the rest of the technology sector. They're big, expensive, and utterly necessary.
ePals has done it again. Now they've partnered with Dell to deliver state-of-the-art, cloud-based communication/collaboration platforms as part of Dell's Connected Classroom effort.
Always a good talk when I chat with Dell's Adam Garry.
5 from me and 5 great insights from one of Dell's Ed Tech leaders. Where are we headed next year?
Dell is introducing a nearly complete hardware and software stack for in-class digital learning. Now if they can just find some content partners...
I'm at a great Think Tank event at MIT with Dell today on innovation in education. I'll be live blogging and tweeting all day.
As I sometime am inclined to do, I'm going to head a bit off-topic (the topic being educational technology) and take a stab at Dell's Adamo laptop. Fellow blogger, Larry Dignan, gave a fairly measured assessment of the "MacBook Air Killer" this morning, ultimately asking if the market was really ready for this product.
Dell Latitude 10 Essentials and Project Ophelia - Two very different approaches to student computing
Dell announced a new budget configuration for its Latitude 10 tablet at CES this week, along with the Dell Wyse Project Ophelia zero client, giving two very different options for improving student computing access.