[Oberon] Re. OLPC - One Laptop Per Child
arnim at actrix.gen.nz
Thu Dec 14 04:03:39 MET 2006
On Thursday 14 December 2006 15:01, John Drake wrote:
> more so than a "charity" project. Like I said,
> they're SELLING the machines. And frankly, at
> $100 I'd buy one myself.
If you can scratch together US$100 in disposable income for such a device,
that doesn't mean that a waif in the third world has any realistic chance of
accumulating that much money in its entire lifetime. Maslow's hierarchy of
needs provides some perspective.
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