First '$100 Laptops' Sold to Uruguay - Switched: Gadgets, Tech, Digital Stuff for the Rest of Us

AFP Blog

First '$100 Laptops' Sold to Uruguay - Switched: Gadgets, Tech, Digital Stuff for the Rest of Us: "he tiny green and white, $100 XO notebook has been in development by the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) foundation for years, but the device, intended to bring computing to children around the world, has only now received its first official order. The government of Uruguay has purchased 100,000 devices.

Understanding Income Inequality

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I asked her what kind of insights could be gleaned by an anti-poverty group, say in Uruguay (to pick one country out of 50), accessing the LIS. She suggested: In Uruguay: What is the poverty rate among individuals and households (using any of a number of poverty lines – absolute or relative, national or regional)? In cross-national perspective: How do these outcomes in Uruguay compare with those in 50 other middle- and high-income countries (including several in Latin America)?