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OLPC, the other side

In Red Hat knowledge symposium at Delhi, India, Jimmy wales of Wikipedia commented that OLPC’s decision to include wikipedia as one source of content could help reach a much bigger audience than those who have access to the Internet. On the Q&A session, he told me that he was not sure that the project would be a 100% success. Hell, yeah. Nobody is 100% sure of its success either. The question always has been, is it worth the risk?

Aside from the potential to reach and change the lives of billions of people for the better, OLPC is also pushing the limits of technology in many cases, One example is : http://osnews.com/comment.php?news_id=15580.

Written by mether

August 28, 2006 at 6:00 pm

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