[sf-lug] OLPC to become more like Microsoft...
asheesh at asheesh.org
Sun Mar 9 16:44:40 PDT 2008
On Sat, 8 Mar 2008, bobbie sellers wrote:
This article discusses OLPC's idea of having a CEO to better-organize its
efforts to distribute cheap, Open-Source(/Free-Software)-based laptops to
children in the developing world to encourage participatory learning.
That sounds great to me. If it's "like Microsoft," it's in increasing the
organization's ruthless efficiency; but it doesn't strike me as becoming
"like Microsoft" in any problematic way.
What do others think?
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