Can OLPC’s software teach the world to play music?


The One Laptop Per Child initiative's little green laptops include the typical eMail, word processing, and graphic software--but TamTam, a piece of open-source software that allows children to create their own music, is central to the group's educational mission, reports the Wall Street Journal. TamTam incorporates dozens of sounds and instruments from around the world. It has caught on in rural Thailand, where some children there formed a band that

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