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    ā€œI thought the kids would play with the boxes. Within four 
    minutes, one kid not only opened the box, found the on-
    off switch ā€¦ powered it up. Within five days, they were 
    using 47 apps per child, per day. Within two weeks, they 
    were singing ABC songs in the village, and within five 
    months, they had hacked Android,ā€ Negroponte said. 
I know we're not supposed to be snarky on this site and all, but I just can't help myself . . .

Compromised by illiterate children. That's a secure OS!




I know you are just being snarky for fun, but it sounds like the kids set the desktop background when they thought they had disabled the option in settings. I doubt they did anything more than find a different option that lets you set the background through the browser or something.


Illiterate children from an illiterate village with no technology or anything remotely analogous not only figure out how to use a laptop, but customize it to their personal preferences.

Let's give credit where credit is due. This is pretty amazing.




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