Tuesday, October 30

If This One Laptop Per Child Thing Works...

...I hope that someone will teach the children how to blog about their lives. Then, perhaps, we'll hear their voices louder than before. (With the help of a few nice translators, of course.)

I think that a child's words over wires from distant lands could really change some things.

The big idea is to put laptops in the hands of impoverished children around the world. Originally introduced as the $100 laptop, it now sounds as if it'll be $200:

The laptop features a keyboard that switches languages, a video camera, wireless connectivity and Linux software.

(Photo of the alleged $100 laptop prototype by DCMetblogger)