The dream of cheap computers in the hands of millions of poor children is becoming a reality, though not exactly as its proponents imagined. For-profit competitors snatched the idea and have run with it.

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Created by vlovindia 14 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 14 years 25 weeks ago
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OLPC Has Already Planted the Seed

They've already succeeded in raising awareness, and this is growing.
They've already pushed Intel into action, which, despite their hypcorisy, is still more charitable then they would have been if the cold-hearted giant hadn't been trying to crush a charitable project.
They've already initiated a vital debate about providing a platform for creativity--Linux--versus a platform that turns people into cattle--Windows.

So, the ultimate goal of OLPC may be a ways off, but OLPC IS already past the point where it could be called a failure.

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