Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 2nd Jun 2006 21:11 UTC
Linux The One Laptop per Child project will make Linux as popular on the desktop as it is on the server today, according to Nicholas Negroponte, head of the project and co-founder of the MIT Media Laboratory. Speaking on the final day of Red Hat's annual user summit, Negroponte told an audience of Linux enthusiasts and technology professionals that the OLPC project will lead to mass adoption of the operating system, if the software that powers it is efficient and usable enough.
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RE: Uhhhhhhhhhhh....
by stestagg on Sat 3rd Jun 2006 18:18 UTC in reply to "Uhhhhhhhhhhh...."
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You have to realise that it's not as simple as 1st world / 3rd World. There are people out there for whom the $100 laptop will be no use because it is too cheap. There are also people out there who will find it too expensive. But there are also many people who will be able to save up to provide their child/ren with a very real chance to improve his future prospects. It's amazing what people will do to help their children get ahead.

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