[olpc-nz] Fwd: [OLPC-AU] Documentary about OLPC Designer Yves Behar

Tabitha Roder tabitha at tabitha.net.nz
Mon Mar 21 04:45:55 EDT 2011

FYI - in case you are interested in the XO design....

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From: Sridhar Dhanapalan <sridhar at laptop.org.au>
Date: 20 March 2011 16:29
Subject: [OLPC-AU] Documentary about OLPC Designer Yves Behar
To: OLPC Australia list <olpc-au at lists.laptop.org>

SBS tele­vi­sion recently screened a doc­u­ment­ary about Yves Behar,
the per­son behind the dis­tinct­ive indus­trial design of the OLPC XO
laptop. It’s a fas­cin­at­ing insight into the mind and influ­ences
behind one of the most influ­en­tial design­ers around. The
doc­u­ment­ary was ori­gin­ally aired in Novem­ber 2008, so it is a
little dated. For example, Yves talks about the “XOXO” XO-2, which has
since been replaced with the XO-3. Nev­er­the­less, it is well worth

You can view the full ver­sion at the SBS Web site. The sec­tion on
OLPC starts at 14:48.

More on Yves Behar: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yves_Behar

Sridhar Dhanapalan
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