Tuesday, January 13, 2009
These two were working a busy downtown street corner, doing serious work to save hearts and minds around the world, including in the Philippines, home to my high school.
I started my usual loser argument about how free wifi is more important than water, and in some cases having tele- communications is what's most critical, but of course wifi takes electricity and many world communities still don't have that, not even from batteries.
I flashed my credentials as an "open source blogger about town" to the guy's PDA, got permission for this promo. It's not either/or, not water or wifi -- better to have both.
She's from Boston, proud of her heritage, which includes this XO, thanks to MIT's One Laptop Per Child initiative (G1G1 posters all over town).
Posted by Kirby Urner at 12:39 PM