[Oberon] Re. OLPC - One Laptop Per Child

Arnim Littek 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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