quote: I think the idea is by allowing cheap long lasting communication tools free of energy strings, education will flow in. Think about how much we access the internet through wikipedia or elsewhere to find information now.
quote: If you try to buy a school book you are looking at probably at least $25 plus getting it to them, many books cost at least $100 so this one device if really under $200 could give them access to hundreds of these books which amounts to thousands of dollars. It may really be a cheaper solution then trying to use traditional education.
quote: Through 1 computer a single good teacher in a country could teach to thousands of kids instead of a class of 30 in his home town.
quote: I don't expect the government of corrupt countries to do any of this I really see more hope in charities NGOs, and NPOs stepping in when and if the product is available and reliable.
quote: Maybe all they need to learn, is to separate the FUD from fact, or at least get a good feel for it.