[Its.an.education.project] Sugar on the EEE PC

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Wed May 7 22:43:26 EDT 2008

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 7:27 PM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:
> Martin Langhoff wrote:
>  > Yes. Suspend eats up a ton of battery on mine. I don't think they
>  > spent significant engineering time on power mgmt on the board there -
>  > which is a major disappointment :-(
>  Is the classmate any better?  I never tested that aspect...
>  Frankly, I have much more expectations from those small devices
>  derived from the mobile industry such as the Nokia N800 to scale
>  up to become good ultra-low-cost laptops.
>  These legacy PC architectures make no longer much sense once we're
>  free to recompile everything from scratch.

A clear instance of The Innovator's Dilemma. Good book, BTW.

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