Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th Sep 2005 10:32 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems The $100 (E 83,-) laptop computers that Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers want to get into the hands of the world's children would be durable, flexible and self-reliant. Among the key specs: A 500-megahertz processor by AMD and flash memory instead of a hard drive with moving parts. To save on software costs, the laptops would run the freely available Linux operating system instead of Windows.
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RE: Oh, THIS makes sense...
by zima on Thu 29th Sep 2005 19:04 UTC in reply to "Oh, THIS makes sense..."
zima
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2005-07-06

"Send the kids the damned $100 USD, it'll feed them for two years."

You've heard about "give a man a fish..."?
I'd prefer they would help to educate the next generation, thanks to which those people will feed themselves for the whole life...

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