I heard a phrase today that reminded me of my childhood: “...learning and sharing together”. I’m not sure if I ever heard this exact phrase, but it was definitely a theme that was central to my early education; it’s now a central theme of my life again, this time through free software. This link between free software and education was first made by Richard Stallman in his essay Why Schools Should Use Exclusively Free Software, and this link is now being reinforced by the work that’s going on with the One Laptop Per Child initiative. [...]
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From AMD.com, "Henri Richard, Chief

From AMD.com, "Henri Richard, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
On May 9th, AMD Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Henri Richard, gave the keynote address at this year’s Red Hat Summit. During his remarks, he touched on a number of subjects and themes to illustrate the strength of our partnership with Red Hat, including 50x15 and the One Laptop Per Child initiative (OLPC), our joint commitment to open source and open innovation platforms, and the unbounded creativity that is unleashed by vigorous competition." The speech is here: http://www.redhat.com/v/ogg/summit07_henri.ogg He spends several minutes discussing OLPC and handles one. Anyone who is interested in inspiring students, curious about how open source works, or wanting to know what large industry thinks about society should view the video.

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