[OLPC-Philippines] OLPC-Philippines Digest, Vol 10, Issue 6
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Fri Aug 29 01:49:26 EDT 2008
this is so sad. *slaps forehead*
don't we have direct contacts with MIT/OLPC main ba?
If not, I'll buzz Martin Gomez who used to jam with MIT media lab
folks and then Luis Sarmienta should be relatively easy to reach...
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 8:13 AM, Jerome Gotangco <jgotangco at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 7:55 AM, <Harry.Harrison at park.edu> wrote:
>> I am a retired Computer Science professor who just emmigrated to
>> the Philippines. I brought one XO with me. I live in Moncada, Tarlac.
>> I am interested in helping the movement in whatever way I can. Does
>> anyone have any suggestions?
> Hi Harry,
> As we are reforming the local initiative, I would suggest to reach out
> to your local community to create awareness. The biggest thing that
> impedes people from going further is laptop availability. For
> grassroots efforts to continue, this is a necessity. It is ironic as a
> lot of 4P (Power, Price, Portability, and Performance) machines are
> available in the market and definitely more superior to the XO
> hardware-wise; and yet the XO is still more suitable to education
> initiatives. The second one I believe, is having a legal identity for
> such an effort to be taken seriously by stakeholders. But I'll leave
> that one for now as this is achievable when we find a way to get
> evaluation and development units.
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