Finallyjoined!!! sends us a BBC account of a dad who traveled to Nigeria and brought back an XO laptop for his 9-year-old, Rufus. Here is Rufus's review, a child's view of OLPC.
delmoi: First of all, the entire OLPC project is insulting to the people it's supposed to help. The entire project is very "White mans burden." The fact that it's intended for education mitigates this a little, but the entire design is just condescending. As if poor 3rd worlders can't handle a "real" computer. As if the designers thought of people in that part of the world as a society of children, rather then a society of adults, with the same desires as people in the third world.
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