[p2p-research] Thanks for: Suggestions wanted for education to p2p practices and attitude
michelsub2004 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 28 03:09:42 CET 2009
>But thanks to Moore's law, it's been left behind by the proliferation
of even cheaper Web-connected cell phones.
cell phones are great for daily life, but cannot replace computers for
learning ... rather than cellphones, it's the netbook trend that OLPC itself
spawned which creates other alternatives to it, but it's special
child-friendly design still has a few unique characteristics going for it,
On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 1:12 AM, Kevin Carson <
free.market.anticapitalist at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/26/09, M. Fioretti <mfioretti at nexaima.net> wrote:
> > while I was in Nepal I talked with people using OLPC there and in
> > other countries. I got more than one confirmation that OLPC is used
> > and doing good but not because it'ts the OLPC as Negroponte "sells"
> > it: that is, people take it because it's the only cheap laptop they
> > can get in volumes, but then don't really care about mesh networking,
> > put their own software on it and use it a-la-teachermate, that is as a
> > teacher support tool. Meaning that yes, it's doing good, but not
> > because of:
> I suspect that OLPC was a great idea back several years ago when a
> laptop was the least capital-intensive form of connectivity, and a
> cheap stripped-down laptop would dramatically increase Web access.
> But thanks to Moore's law, it's been left behind by the proliferation
> of even cheaper Web-connected cell phones.
> Kevin Carson
> Center for a Stateless Society http://c4ss.org
> Mutualist Blog: Free Market Anti-Capitalism
> Studies in Mutualist Political Economy
> Organization Theory: A Libertarian Perspective
> p2presearch mailing list
> p2presearch at listcultures.org
Work: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhurakij_Pundit_University - Research:
http://www.dpu.ac.th/dpuic/info/Research.html - Think thank:
P2P Foundation: http://p2pfoundation.net - http://blog.p2pfoundation.net
Connect: http://p2pfoundation.ning.com; Discuss:
Updates: http://del.icio.us/mbauwens; http://friendfeed.com/mbauwens;
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the p2presearch