Whether it was to your taste or not, there’s no denying the ASUS Eee Linux subnotebook was a massive sales success. Demand far exceeded initial production so it’s not surprising competitor models are on their way. And here’s why the hardware manufacturers are going to bring Linux to the masses far in advance of any amount of Ubuntu fanboyism.
Published in The Linux Distillery
One would think that the troubled One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organization would have pulled back from making outlandish claims after failing by a long shot to deliver the fabled $100 laptop to the underprivileged children of the third world. Obviously, the rule at OLPC is when at first you don't succeed set an even more outlandish target - $75 for a dual screen laptop.

Published in Beerfiles
Wednesday, 21 May 2008 14:49

OLPC: following in the steps of Microsoft

When Nicholas Negroponte, the founder of the One Laptop Per Child project, said two months ago that the project needed to be managed "more like Microsoft" he was speaking nothing but the truth.

Published in Open Sauce

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