Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 15th Sep 2007 19:57 UTC, submitted by Bobthearch
Hardware, Embedded Systems The vaunted 'USD 100 laptop' that Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers dreamed up for international schoolchildren is becoming a slightly more distant concept. The USD 100 laptop has many innovative features including a pull cord for recharging by hand. Leaders of the nonprofit One Laptop Per Child that was spun out of MIT acknowledged Friday that the devices are now slated to cost USD 188 when mass production begins this fall. The last price the nonprofit announced was USD 176; it described USD 100 as a long-term goal.
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laptop or healthcare??
by rakamaka on Mon 17th Sep 2007 14:32 UTC
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There are 10 million children UNINSURED only in US of A.
Ask your consciousness, what would you prefer for your OWN kids, a laptop or better health care.
Mr Negroponte and Mr Bush have same priorities. Ignore reality and drumbeat the illusions..

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RE: laptop or healthcare??
by stestagg on Mon 17th Sep 2007 21:06 in reply to "laptop or healthcare??"
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Well. In the civilised world, we have a national health service. ;)

[ducks for cover]

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