Fans of the One Laptop Per Child program were shocked and saddened to hear of the organization's imminent demise this week. There's only one problem: OLPC isn't actually dead. Despite what some blogs are reporting, the organization is alive and well… just not as alive and well as it once was.
Bill Gates, nowadays basking in the accolades his philanthropy provides, noticed that toilets kind of suck in the developing world. Wanting to help stop the spread of communicable diseases, he's ready to put down $41.5 million for potty advancements.
You'd think we'd be at the point, by now, that a PC comes in a box of Cracker Jack, but that is not to be. Instead, the majority of the developing world has to depend on cellphones, or rural cyber cafes, to maintain a connection to the increasingly important data and tools that we take for granted. Well, here is a…