LinuxPlanet: Generation LinuX, Part 1--The Basics
Mar 13, 2006, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)
"Barriers to solving real-world, everyday problems with
cutting-edge computer technology are now gone. Linux and Open
Source Software offer a giant toolbox, full of shiny new tools,
just waiting to be put to good use by our children.
"Oh, I agree that we shouldn't necessarily turn a kid into some
super-techno geek. Balancing the ability to learn and master
complexity with the bigger picture in mind simply gives them one
more competitive advantage in the world.
"It's a shame not to take advantage of kids' natural curiosity
and lack of preconceived notions, when all it takes is a little
attention and a minimum outlay of cash..."