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.

For Sale for a Cause: Windflower

Judi Sohn

The yarn is Manos del Uruguay Fino, 70% merino wool, 30% silk. If you want the background on what I’m doing, read this post first. . Okay, let’s see if this grand experiment will work. I’m offering up for sale a shawl I finished on January 16, 2018. It’s a pattern from Russian designer Alla Borisova. It’s a triangular shawl about 70″ at its longest length and 50″ at the sides. Loved working with it. And I love the story of this yarn company.

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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)?