A OLPC Give One Get None Horror Story
When One Laptop Per Child announced Give One Get One, Jon Camfield worried about the grey markets allowing XO theft to vandalize education. Sadly, we now have another theft to add. Bob was a victum of Give One Get None.
My OLPC box arrived today... WITH NO PC IN IT!!! I got the Give One, Get NONE!
In a word. Disappointment. I have to suspect somebody inside FedEx. I wonder how long this is going to take to straiten out..
Now which "straighten out" might Bob be referring to? The theft of his laptop that shows the level of XO lust this Christmas? Or the reality check this gives Nicholas Negroponte's "post office truck" anti-theft theory: