Gates FUDing Again
"If you are going to go have people share the computer, get a broadband connection and have somebody there who can help support the user, geez, get a decent computer where you can actually read the text and you're not sitting there cranking the thing while you're trying to type," Gates said.
Interesting, considering just a few months ago his opinion of OLPC was subtly different (via New York Times, quoted in Linux Pipeline):
According to several people familiar with the discussions, Microsoft had encouraged Mr. Negroponte to consider using the Windows CE version of its software, and Microsoft had been prepared to make an open-source version of the program available.
For the potential market of a million schoolchildren Microsoft will do anything. Take that market away and give it to Linux of all people, and they'll FUD you to death.
NP: Motion, Cinematic Orchestra