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On the face of it, this sounds like a great effort and I applaud the intentions of everyone involved. It FEELS like the right thing to do, but:
I am concerned about giving any kind of advanced technology to third world children. It's the third world for a reason. Life is not valued in the third world. Giving a laptop like this, or any advanced technology that would make them seem more important than their peers or leaders, to a child in coutries in the third world, is giving them something that could easily get them killed.
"Who do you think you are, little one? Better than the rest of us? I'll teach you THAT lesson!"
I don't want to be the person who put that laptop in that child's hands.Andrew Short, 12 years ago.