History of OLPC

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This page is intended to collect information about the earlier stages in the evolution of the OLPC so that, in the future, we can give newcomers an idea of how it all came about.

How the prototype came to be

There is an interesting presentation of how the prototype was produced.

http://www.dcontinuum.com/content/

http://www.dcontinuum.com/content/show.php?id=4

On the above page, clicking on the next>> moves to the next frame in a sequence.

Evolution of Sugar

The now everyday desktop analogy that we take for granted wasn't so in the early days of computers, and it went through several stages and ideas of what, where, and how should elements be represented, manipulated and interacted with. Sugar is no exception, and here are some pictures that show the the whiteboard sketches, mockups, and other tidbits.

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