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I’m Typing This on a Classmate PC

“My Classmate PCs arrived today from Intel and I finally had
time to break them out tonight. You can find an image gallery here
with first looks and some screenshots. I’ll be writing several more
detailed posts over the next few days as I actually live with these
machines for a while, but I wanted to give my initial impressions
to accompany the pictures. The Classmate, by the way, for those of
you not familiar with it, is Intel’s foray into 1:1 computing.
Although it’s designed for kids in developing countries where it
could supplement existing classroom materials and curricula, I
wonder if it might have some real value in developed countries, as
well (more on that in the next few days as I get students’
feedback)…”

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