You now have until Dec. 31, not just Nov. 26, to participate in the “Give one, get one” program for the e-book-friendly OLPC laptop. What’s more, the program is going global (but read the fine print on shipping and the rest).
Francois should like that. Perhaps the publicity in the unofficial OLPC News and TeleRead helped turn things around. Nice going, OLPC!
Reminder: Due to DRM on many commercial books, you might not be able to read everything you want, although Mobipocket might be a possibility. ( Updated spotted via OLPC News.)
For more: Techmeme roundup.