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Video highlights

Video history


November 28th

BBC TV and the BBC website visited the Galadima school in Nigeria. they assessed the OLPC project and the rival Intel Classmate project. All the video links are here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7119160.stm

August 23rd 
On BBC World's Click, a weekly technology show in English, there is a featured segment on the OLPC project. The video and transcript are available at the BBC World website. Note: In the title, the transcript incorrectly uses the "pound" symbol instead of the correct "dollar" symbol. Overall, this is a pretty fair and descriptive presentation. Hyperlinks to the specific material are unavailable at this time.
August 19th 
the German/Swiss/Austrian TV station "3sat" dedicates 12 minutes of a 30-minute show to the OLPC project. Watch the entire show. The show is in German, OLPC coverage starts at 06:00.
April 12th 
Google Tech Talks 2007: Ivan Krstic presents the project "one laptop per child". 1 hour.
Emphasis on software infrastructure.
(0 motive; 10 hardware; 22 software; 33 security; 45 status; 51 wrapup; 54 questions; 54 "what happens you give xo's to kids?"; 56 adult/parent issues?; 58 why sell to countries?).
March 23rd 
Red Hat Magazine presents the OLPC team: "Inside One Laptop per Child: Episode one" (ogg format).
Flash version here
February 24nd
Jim Gettys at FOSDEM 2007 in Brussels, Belgium, License "Creative Commons: Attribution - NonCommercial - ShareAlike", ogg-file. An overview of OLPC motivation, hardware, and software. Emphasis is on the hardware motivation and design.
Flash version here
February 20th
Red Hat Magazine is Up close with the One Laptop per Child XO
Flash version here
January 26nd
Report in the swiss TV ("SF 1") about the project and the XO: Report here (Real Player required)
January 21st
Nicholas Negroponte at the Digital Life Day conference in Munich, in a panel moderated by Martin Varsavsky of Fon Flash version at videos.dld-conference.com (21st January, 5:40PM, How to be Good) Higher quality MP4 file
January 17th
Jim Gettys at the Linux Conference 2007, University of New South Wales (Australia): (lca2007.linux.org.au). Here is the link to the video (ogg). License "Creative Commons: Attribution - ShareAlike"
Flash-version here
January 17th
James Cameron at the Linux Conference 2007 (lca2007.linux.org.au), presenting some WLan range tests done on the $100 laptop. Here is the link to the video (ogg). License "Creative Commons: Attribution - ShareAlike"
Flash-version here
January 11th
Filmed at the CES 2007 in Las Vegas (video-blog.eu), Michail Bletsas talking about the Mesh Wi-Fi, as well as video of the OLPC running Pepper Linux OS, demo of it outdoors, interview with Marvell and demonstration of the Csound music synthetiser software.
January 3rd
Philip Van Hoof showing the demo user interface of tinymail (youtube.com) on the laptop
January 17th
James Cameron at the Linux Conference 2007 [5], presenting some WLan range tests done on the $100 laptop. Here is the link to the video (ogg). License "Creative Commons: Attribution - ShareAlike"
Flash-version here


4th quarter
December 19th
Presentation de la XO dans "les carnets du renard Roux" (fr)
December 2nd
Nicholas Negroponte's keynote at NetEvents.tv (NetEvents.tv)

Nicholas Negroponte, Seymour Papert, and Walter Bender talking about the educational mission of the laptop (techreview.com)
November 29th
Nicholas Negroponte interviewed by Argentinian Dominio Digital TV, showing the XO and talking about it (youtube.com)
November 22nd
Demo of the OLPC User Interface (youtube.com) by harrybro
November 3rd
Nicholas Negroponte speaking at Forrester's Consumer Forum (media.podtech.net) in Chicago (audio only)
October 4th
Mark J. Foster at Stanford EE Computer Systems Colloquium (stanford.edu)

3rd quarter
September 12th
Walter Bender at Ars Electronica Simplicity (aec.at) (audio only)
August 29th
Chris Blizzard at Red Hat Summit (video.google.com) (starts at 38 minutes and 35 seconds in the video)
August 1st
Nicholas Negroponte keynote on TedTalks 2006: at video here. License "Creative Commons: Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivatives".
July 28th
OLPC booting with linuxbios (youtube.com)
July 25th
Nicholas Negroponte speaks at the Lecture Series of the Americas (oas.org)
Speech in the third video,
Q&A in the fourth video (5m42 into the speech video audio becomes better)
July 13th
NECC 2006, Nicholas Negroponte keynote (not complete), Dan Williams of Red Hat (video.google.com), video by eSchool News
July 6th
NECC 2006, Nicholas Negroponte, David Thornburg, Ian Jukes interviews (uoregon.edu)

2nd quarter
June 6th
Working Prototype (siliconvalleysleuth.com)
May 30th
Michail Bletsas interview (youtube.com)
May 29th
Raoul Weiler presentation (youtube.com)

Raoul Weiler, Rolando Berger of Club of Rome at the Netsquared Conference in the Santa Clara Hilton (youtube.com)
May 23rd
OLPC demo in Boston (video.google.com) (51 seconds)
May 5th
Nicholas Negroponte keynote at WCIT Austin Texas (wcitvideo.com)

1st quarter
January 27th
Nicholas Negroponte audio-interview at the World Economic Forum (forumblog.org)


December 19th
Nicholas Negroponte on Charlie Rose TV show (video.google.com)
November 17th
Mary Lou Jepsen interview at the WSIS in Tunisia (andycarvin.com)
November 16th
Press Conference with Kofi Annan at the WSIS in Tunisia (itu.int) (at the bottom of the page)
September 28th
Nicholas Negroponte at the MIT (mit.edu)
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