CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at 1356.cupe.ca This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Thursday, November 17, 2005

$100-laptop created for world’s poorest countries

These robust, versatile machines will enable children to become more active in their own learning
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan
Studies and experience have shown repeatedly that kids take to computers much more readily, not just in the comfort of warm, well-lit rich country living rooms, but also in the slums and remote rural areas of the developing world
chairman of MIT's media laboratory, Nicholas Negroponte

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From the New Scientist.com

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