[K12OSN] AMD offers $250, 000 prize to help Third World get online

"Terrell Prudé Jr." microman at cmosnetworks.com
Wed Mar 14 05:08:18 UTC 2007

Umm...shouldn't that award go to Jim McQuillan?  That's exactly what
he's done!  It's called LTSP!

Perhaps he and Eric Harrison should share it, due to Eric's turnkey
packaging of it.

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Robert Arkiletian wrote:
> Just noticed this on the Edubuntu list. From the ArsTechnicia Article:
> AMD offers $250,000 prize to help Third World get online
> AMD plans to award a $250,000 prize to whoever can design a computer
> lab that can be adapted and implemented in third-world countries. The
> company, along with Architecture for Humanity's Cameron Sinclair,
> introduced the new Open Architecture Prize last week at TED 2007 in
> Monterey, California. The prize, which AMD is lauding as the largest
> prize in the field of architecture, will be handed out annually and
> will be part of a multi-year program.
> AMD Press Release Link:
> http://50x15.amd.com/en-us/news_release_item.aspx?iid=54
> ArsTechnica Article:
> http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070312-amd-offers-250k-prize-to-help-
> third-world-get-online.html
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