Linked by David Adams on Tue 4th Dec 2007 19:27 UTC, submitted by MissinBeOS
Hardware, Embedded Systems From the WSJ: "The dream of cheap computers in the hands of millions of poor children is becoming a reality, though not exactly as its proponents imagined. For-profit competitors snatched the idea and have run with it."
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Wow. I like reading comments like this, it helps to remind me just how stupid and ignorant most of the world's population actually is.

We do not live in a world where you are either rich enough to live in America, or too poor to eat. There are hundreds of millions of people living in sustainable livelihoods (i.e. not starving) who's only chance for improving their situation in the long-term is through education.

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