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One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), XO1 Laptop, Laptop.org

One Laptop per Child (OLPC), a low-cost, connected laptop for the world’s children’s education OLPC UI demo Technology Review: $100 Laptop Gets Redesigned XO Speak: Speech Synthesis for One Laptop Per Child – One Laptop Per Child News Posted using ShareThis

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EcoDriving

Guess what? It uses less gas and creates less carbon emissions when you drive like a sane person, rather than slamming on the gas, slamming on the brakes, sliding around corners, and generally driving like a teenage boy (or girl)

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Posted in activism, choice, ecology, economy, education, edutainment, entertainment, environment, future, law, law enforcement, legality, lifestyle, pollution, transportation

John McCain forgot he needs to retire

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Microsoft’s new TV ads SUCK!

Microsoft’s new ads are horrible. The clown shoe store and house guest spots with Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld are long, boring, and don’t have anything to do with the product, other than being random and ineffective, much like Windows.

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Microsoft's new TV ads SUCK!

Microsoft’s new ads are horrible. The clown shoe store and house guest spots with Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld are long, boring, and don’t have anything to do with the product, other than being random and ineffective, much like Windows.

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Posted in advertising, choice, conformity, edutainment, humor, lifestyle, philosophy, psychology, public opinion, technology, tradition

some films I think every high school student should see in school:

1984 because big brother is watching you closer every day… Animal Farm find out how the pigs and dogs control your sheepish ass… The Atomic Cafe see your own government test radiation on it’s soldiers… Who Killed The Electric Car?

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Posted in education, edutainment, entertainment, lifestyle, philosophy, politics, psychology, society
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