[Edu-sig] OLPC (was FYI: PataPata postmortem link)
david at boddie.org.uk
Fri Dec 1 00:01:31 CET 2006
On Wed Nov 29 16:17:12 CET 2006, Bert Freudenberg bert wrote:
> On Nov 29, 2006, at 16:06 , Tom Hoffman wrote:
> > I would point out that writing educational software for people who
> > don't have computers isn't very useful either, and that once kids have
> > computers (on a common, free platform) there's a lot more incentive to
> > write educational software for them.
> Exactly my reasoning - OLPC is going to be a common, free platform,
> so it should be plenty of incentive. Yet, little is happening.
There may be little _visible_ activity, but not everything is discussed
and planned on edu-sig. ;-)
Still, your concerns are valid. It may be that the OLPC program needs to
reach out further to certain interested parties.
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