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vnunet: $100 Linux Laptop to Help World's Poor

May 16, 2005, 16:45 (11 Talkback[s])
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"A global education system in which Linux notebook computers are as common as pencils or textbooks even in the poorest nations has been outlined today by a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

"Nicholas Negroponte is aiming to accelerate an international drive to mass-produce Linux laptops costing as little as $100 [€79.24]..."

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