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Wireless Utopia

The journey towards a free wireless world.

OLPC Update

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Wired has an much needed update on the OLPC project. It seems that instead of a hand crank it may have a AC Adapter with a foot pedal. Thoughts of a bicylce comes rushing to mind. In India bicylces are very common mode of transport in the villages and cities as well. It would be very easy to rig up a AC power generating module using a old discarded bicycle. A Business Opportunity for entreprenuers.

Also it seems that Windows CE is being considered as well. Thats a surprise! I dont see any particular advantage other than appeasement of Gates.

Also check out the Slashdot comments on this article. Good insights.

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Tags: OLPC Negroponte Bicylce Windows CE Bill Gates News Corp Rupert Murdoch Red Hat
posted by Rajiv, 2:01 AM


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