The XO laptop is one of the most innovative and disruptive technology products in history. It is meeting resistance from those whose business models it challenges, and those whose view of society it challenges. These issues are addressed in the following books, and in the history of previous technology shifts and social movements.
- Diffusion of Innovations, Everett M. Rogers, Fifth Edition, Free Press, 2003. ISBN-10: 0743222091
- The Innovator's Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen, Harvard Business School Press, 1997. ISBN-10: 0875845851
- The Myths of Innovation, Scott Berkun, O'Reilly 2007. ISBN 0-596-52705-5