This tablet — expected to be for sale in early 2014 — is just the help needed to get computers in the hands of low-income students.
I find this article fascinating – especially the first paragraph describing Silicon Valley and the expensive real estate that has abject poverty and marginal people in its very shadow. That these high-tech companies claim to have to scour the world for quality innovators makes me physically ill knowing that a creative investment in their own neighborhoods could pay huge dividends in the quality of life there. Now this comes along…a $40 tablet? Does this change everything? If they work well and hold up, what does this mean to the inhabitants of $1 million 2BR apartments in Silicon Valley?
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