[sf-lug] OLPC XO ("$100 laptop") available to public
asheesh at asheesh.org
Mon Sep 24 18:14:22 PDT 2007
On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, jim stockford wrote:
> As seen on the LUGOD and PenLUG mailing lists, thanks
> to Bill Kendrick:
>> BBC News tells me:
>> Computer enthusiasts in the developed world will soon be able to get
>> their hands on the so-called "$100 laptop".
Creative Commons has a couple in the office, so if you guys ask I can
bring one to an SF-LUG meeting, too.
I'll try to flash it with the latest software from One Lapdance Per Child
*. See page 29 of http://web.mit.edu/voodoo/www/is_v92no2.pdf . Note that
this is much funnier if you've read laptop.org or are generally familiar
with the project.
The IBM purchase of ROLM gives new meaning to the term "twisted pair".
-- Howard Anderson, "Yankee Group"
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