Negroponte is working with the ministry of defense in Colombia to spread OLPC. The Colombians view this as a strategic defense problem, not as a literacy problem - something that needs to be done in areas like Afghanistan and Pakistan. Fasinating talk.
"So think of it this way. Think of it as inoculating children against ignorance. And think of the laptop as a vaccine. You don't vaccinate a few children, you vaccinate all the children in an area."
- Nicholas Negroponte