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The OLPC, 3 Months In

“Back in December, I was one of the 170,000 eager Linux geeks
who forked out $400 for the privilege of getting my hands on a One
Laptop Per Child XO. To be honest, my initial impression was not
great. For one thing, the keyboard was (and continues to be) the
wrong size and feel for productive typing by an adult. I really
can’t complain about this, as it wasn’t designed for adults, and I
have managed to adapt somewhat to get something approaching a
reasonable typing speed.

“More troubling was the poor state of the WiFi stack, which
seemed incapable of connecting to a WPA encrypted network…”


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