[olpc-nz] Fwd: XO-3 official

Neil Graham Lerc at screamingduck.com
Wed Dec 23 23:23:23 EST 2009

> http://www.forbes.com/2009/12/22/tablet-computer-negroponte-technology-cio-network-olpc.html
> "It aims to make its tablet PC highly durable, all plastic, waterproof,
> half the thickness of an iPhone and use less than a watt of power, despite
> an 8-gigaherz processor. The price: an unprecedented $75."
> Well, that's cool.
> Deciphering OLPC press releases sometimes feels like I'm playing chess
> with Picasso, and he keeps breaking the rules, and I can't tell whether
> this is some kind of art or he's just cheating.

I'm fairly comfortable now that I've figured it out.  New models come in
two forms.  (PreviousModel + 2) / 2 = New models that will actually
exist. Model numbers >=2 exist only NN's head and get announced whenever
he's off his meds.


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