[olpc-help] Reference

Larry J. Maltin lmaltin at suffolk.lib.ny.us
Sun Dec 30 16:24:47 EST 2007

Perhaps, Steve, it is as you say, but it merely proves, at least to me, 
that those of us who have a little knowledge are at a significantly 
greater disadvantage than those who have never seen or used a computer 
before. And, those who are driven by a greater need for survival than I.

Larry Maltin                                       
Dix Hills, NY  11746-8021

Steve Holton wrote:
> Isn' that a bit antithetical to the OLPC mission of constructionism?
> The XO is a platform for learning. Which is to say there is no book 
> that can teach you everything you could learn from the XO. I'd go 
> further to say that being taught how to use the XO in a book degrades 
> the learning experience.
> On Dec 30, 2007 3:17 PM, Larry J. Maltin <lmaltin at suffolk.lib.ny.us 
> <mailto:lmaltin at suffolk.lib.ny.us>> wrote:
>     If I were to walk into a bookstore seeking the ultimate, last word
>     in a
>     reference book that covers the XO operating system and is suitable for
>     the nubie (me), what would the title of that book be? (No, this
>     isn't a
>     joke, I'm looking for some hard-copy reference; as well as a
>     magnifying
>     glass.)
>     Thanx,
>     Larry
> -- 
> Steve Holton
> sph0lt0n at gmail.com <mailto:sph0lt0n at gmail.com>
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