[SATLUG] OLPC growth stifled?
masterr at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 14:04:37 CST 2007
Alienating Intel? I thought Intel was on the OLPC board? Sure, they
use AMD processors, but if Intel is on the board don't they have some
input? I think it's more of a "me too" for Intel.
On 11/27/07, Sean Carolan <scarolan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Interesting article from the BBC:
> Negroponte should have chosen someone else to do his marketing, PR,
> and relationship building with the large tech vendors. He has even
> admitted himself that he's not good at selling laptops. Engineers
> often don't have the skills to forge these relationships and work out
> compromises. Alienating Intel, Apple and Microsoft was not a smart
> thing to do, because they immediately turned around and started work
> on their own low-end devices (Classmate PC, eeepc, etc). Why would
> anyone naively expect them to ignore a new, untapped market like this?
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