September 28th, 2005

progress

I have often said the impediment on tech culture is that it is only inclusive to those who can afford the tech. Apparently others are like minded in this regard.

http://beta.news.com.com/The+100+laptop+moves+closer+to+reality/2100-1044_3-5884683.html

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--A low-cost computer for the masses moved one step closer to reality on Wednesday.

Nicholas Negroponte, the co-founder of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, detailed specifications for a $100 windup-powered laptop targeted at children in developing nations.

Negroponte, who laid out his original proposal at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January, said MIT and his nonprofit group, called One Laptop Per Child, is in discussions with five countries--Brazil, China, Thailand, Egypt and South Africa--to distribute up to 15 million test systems to children.


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cause why the hell not.

You scored as Shepherd Derrial Book. The Preacher. Out here, folks need a minister, if only to remind them that God hasn't forgotten them. It isn't about making them worship, it is teaching them to do right by themselves and other people. Why is that so hard for some to understand?

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Shepherd Derrial Book

94%

Simon Tam

81%

Inara Serra

75%

The Operative

69%

Kaylee Frye

63%

Hoban 'Wash' Washburne

63%

River Tam

56%

Capt. Mal Reynolds

56%

Zoe Alleyne Washburne

50%

Jayne Cobb

31%

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