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$20 laptop


Apparently a company in India is working on a $20 laptop. There are problems with financing and distribution, but I think this really speaks to Traister's discussion of access, and the lack thereof, for women in rural areas and developing countries. Right now, this laptop is being considered mainly for educational use, which is of course great, but I think it also has implications for a potential feminist community in developing nations. What if every woman in India had a laptop, and access to the internet? That would be amazing.

http://http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ecf1eae2-f092-11dd-972c-0000779fd2ac.html?nclick_check=1

Comments

I like how you complicate Traister's idea of accessibility here. While it is important to think about how blogging makes knowledge/information/critique more accessible, we also need to think about who has access and who doesn't.