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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rafial
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2007-12-04

You say that as if there were something wrong with profit.


I hear you can make a pretty good profit killing people for money.

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tomcat Member since:
2006-01-06

I hear you can make a pretty good profit killing people for money.

The issue was profit, not how you earn it. And don't even try to equate selling software with killing people.

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rafial Member since:
2007-12-04

And don't even try to equate selling software with killing people.


I'm not. I'm just pointing out the idiocy of praising profit irrespective of how it is obtained.

The issue was profit, not how you earn it.


If the two can be so easily and neatly separated, then I guess the Mafia have been a bunch of legitimate businessmen all along.

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