Gary says you should read the article in the Times of London explaining Why Microsoft and Intel tried to kill the XO $100 laptop.
Who am I to argue with Gary?
The XO is certainly not the perfect educational computer. And the One Laptop Per Child organization has made many errors along the way.
However, if even half the information in this story is true, it’s clear the leaders of these two companies firmly believe that corporate profits come before anything else, especially philanthropy and helping people.
Be we already knew that.