Wired News: Laptop Detractors Shrugged Off

Wired News: Laptop Detractors Shrugged Off:

“The hundred-dollar laptop is an education project,” he said. “It’s not a laptop project.”

seems more like a promotional tour to me…. educational projects enable learning. how does this laptop do that? how does it enable learning? I don’t see the answer because i see a fundamental disconnect between the cultural context and the technology. i see this technology as primarily alien to the environment that it enters, and without any adaptation or educational programs to support it within that environment, will it have the major effects as claimed?

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