Open source in schools could save the taxpayer billions

A model of Open Source school computing is emerging which could save the taxpayer billions and provide enormous opportunities for the home-grown technology sector based around Open Source software.

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  1. Yeah – this is quite key, i think; connecting to the previous risks Pedro was talking about, we can indeed not only benefit from ubiquitous access, but also really need to enable broad inclusion;

    An inexpensive laptop that anyone can afford seems like a great initiative.

    Of course, what makes that possible is scale – we can indeed leverage what’s good about capitalism for humanistic purposes, if we only use our creativity!

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