Saturday, August 23, 2008

One laptop for every Niuean child

Niue has become the first nation to issue laptop computers to all kids as part of the One laptop per child scheme. The small computers are relatively waterproof and break proof, designed as a cheap way to bring the internet to children in the developing world.
It is not the first time that Niue has proven to be ahead of the technological curve; in 2003, it became the first territory to offer free wireless internet to all its inhabitants.

read more from BBC

Niue official site