[IAEP] Competitive Landscape: Microsoft Multipoint

Sean DALY sdaly.be at gmail.com
Thu May 28 15:12:11 EDT 2009


One screen, 20 mice. Pilot program. $2000 per classroom cited. Student
target ages apparently 10-14.

This journalist apparently has never seen Sugar or the OLPC, or he
wouldn't repeat the tired accusation that OLPC is promoting Linux for
idealogical reasons (even more tired when one considers the steps
taken by them to offer a Windows XP option!).

Microsoft innovation either by students or from MS India, take your pick:

Interesting that the rollout is in southeast Asia, an area where OLPC
has pilots but no large-scale projects yet if I'm not mistaken.


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