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This, Too, Shall Pass, or: Things to Remember When Reading News About OLPC

Apr 26, 2008, 08:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ivan Krstić)

"It's easy to get caught up in the doom and gloom over OLPC's future. But keep things in perspective: they aren't as bad as they seem.

"To the developers at OLPC, and the tireless volunteer community contributors unsettled by Nicholas' plans--remember that no matter what happens, your work has not been for naught. Far from it. You brought the smiles to children's faces in Escuela No. 109 in Florida, Uruguay. Your work astounded me with the results, after little more than half a year, in the mountains of Arahuay, Peru. Bryan Berry's team is kicking ass on establishing a pilot in Nepal because of your work. And if you haven't read the linked articles yet, now's the time. Nothing can take away the real, palpable impact you've already had on children's lives..."

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