Mon, January 30, 2012
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The world at your laptop

2012-01-30 07:24:11 GMT2012-01-30 15:24:11(Beijing Time)

Harish, 11, a school boy uses a laptop provided under the "One Laptop Per Child' project by a non-governmental organization (NGO) as a calf stands next to him, on the eve of International Literacy Day at Khairat village, about 90 km (56 miles) from Mumbai, India September 7, 2010.

Adam Murray, a member of the protest camp outside St Paul's Cathedral, sits in a coffee shop close to the camp, in central London November 9, 2011.

A U.S. Marine from Kilo company 3rd Battalion 6th Marines collects census data from Afghans, after they were searched, outside a U.S. Marine base in Marjah district, Helmand province, Afghanistan March 31, 2010.

U Gawista, one of four Burmese monks from the "All Burma Monks Alliance" who fled the protests of the 2007 Saffron Revolution, reads his computer following dawn prayers in the makeshift monastery he shares with three others in a small rundown apartment house in the economically depressed upstate New York city of Utica April 27, 2010.

A businessman offers prayers to Hindu gods in front of a laptop as part of a ritual to worship the Hindu deity of wealth "Goddess Lakshmi" on Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad October 28, 2008.

Switzerland's photographer Denis Balibouse files his pictures under a full moon sky from Mont-Cenis Pass Road in Lanslebourg, France during the Grande Odyssee sled dogs race January 19, 2011. This picture was taken with a long exposure.

Vendors look at a laptop as they wait for customers near piles of fruits at a wholesale market in Wuhan, Hubei province, China October 14, 2011.

From the workplace to the warzone, a look at the myriad of ways people are connecting with the world through their laptops.



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