[Grassroots-l] [Olpc-open] Strange but positive news stories today

Brian Jordan brian at laptop.org
Wed Sep 24 17:31:21 EDT 2008

For the lazier, some screencaps of the Strong Bad video appearance:

HomeStarRunner with his new laptop:
(Strong)Bad ideas -- http://dev.laptop.org/~bjordan/strongbad/Picture%20143.png
Unrealistic sparks! --


On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 4:12 AM, Seth Woodworth <seth at laptop.org> wrote:
> There are three bits of blog-o-blog that I would like to make you all aware
> of,
> First, a preview of an interview that happened today with WorkFast TV at the
> OLPC Headquarters:
> http://www.kyte.tv/ch/6118-scobleizer-and-workfasttv-chat/226537-olpc-headquar
> Only a small clip
> Secondly, there's a fairly positive story on a cnet blog about OLPC can
> bring connectivity and a voice to indigenous people who have no voice
> otherwise:
> Possibly NSFW in a National Geographic way
> http://asia.cnet.com/blogs/high-on-a-hill/post.htm?id=63006514&scid=rvhm_ms
> And lastly, the XO makes an appearance in the long lived Homestar runner
> flash animation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homestarrunner) in it's 200th
> email:
> http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemailtwohundred.html
> It's cute, but in the animation an XO is destroyed by pouring Mountain Dew
> on the XO's keyboard. :D
>       Video responce anyone?  Plus drop test, oven test and
> XO-in-the-freezer? :D
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