Australia To Trial OLPC

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In a surprise announcement, the government of the Northern Territory has announced that they are testing the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) machines with a view to launching trials in remote communities.

The Northen Territory is confronted with a number of unique challenges. Whilst most of the population resides in Darwin, the capital city, there are a number of remote communities throughout the top end of Australia that experience similar issues to those faced by remote communities in developing nations.

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