Ethiopian Kids Hack OLPCs

Evan Ackerman writes about the introduction of tablet computers to Ethiopian children with no formal education:

What happens if you give a thousand Motorola Zoom tablet PCs to Ethiopian kids who have never even seen a printed word? Within five months, they’ll start teaching themselves English while circumventing the security on your OS to customize settings and activate disabled hardware. Whoa.

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November 01, 2012 @jaheppler

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