[Foundation-l] One Wikipedia Per Person (regarding the distribution of and the ability to read Wikipedia)

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 21:57:48 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 2:13 PM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 4:59 PM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/6/2 George Herbert <george.herbert at gmail.com>:
>> > OLPC is focused on kids.  That's important.  Perhaps a sister program
>> > to provide one OLPC or like device per village, with a more adult
>> > development / educational / practical hands on skills data set load
>> > would be appropriate.
>> http://www.pixelqi.com/ are displaying their first prototypes this
>> week at Computex in Taipei. Put one of those in a cheap cheap cheap
>> netbook with lotsa flash. Expensive this year, half the price every
>> second year following.
> Yeah, OLPC without the focus on kids is just a netbook, and there are
> already netbooks cheaper than OLPCs.

OLPC will last far longer out in the field than alternate platforms,
and uses less power.

Durability matters...

-george william herbert
george.herbert at gmail.com

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