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184 dy5l3x1ct3ch If this is android based learning apps it will quickly take off in 3rd world economies that receive internet through cellular data.
113 bearjew293 There's so many potential geniuses searching for food in dumpsters. This is pretty cool.
21 checkthisoutson Diamond Age by Neal favorite book
41 fogle1 That's a pretty lofty goal, Herb.
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6 porfavoooor his final step, create more elons. We should have seen this coming
6 c4n1n I wish I'd believe the theories about Musk being a time-traveler coming from the future to prevent catastrophic events xd But hell, Musk is doing great things around the world for sure. As people said, he may be portrayed as a Tony Stark, but he's just a good business men. And unlike a SHITLOAD of businessmen, he's promoting ideas for the future of mankind. Gl to your and your partners/collegues Sir Musk.
22 nwidis Too late, somebody already did it in 5. > We left the boxes [of tablets] in the village. Closed. Taped shut. No instruction, no human being. I thought, the kids will play with the boxes! Within four minutes, one kid not only opened the box, but found the on/off switch. He’d never seen an on/off switch. He powered it up. Within five days, they were using 47 apps per child per day. Within two weeks, they were singing ABC songs [in English] in the village. And within five months, they had hacked Android. Some idiot in our organisation or in the Media Lab had disabled the camera! And they figured out it had a camera, and they hacked Android. [Ethiopian Kids Hack OLPC Tablets In 5 Months With No Help](
6 stuntaneous If you aren't educating about critical thinking, insight, empathy, debate, etc, you're in for a bad time.