So today I sent my third and final email to the people at One Laptop Per Child.
In my prior two emails, I put on what I thought was a fairly convincing argument why New Orleans would be the perfect proving ground for this machine.
1. The school system is devastated. We have little if any computing infrastructureOf course, they have not responded. Today was my last polite attempt at contact.
2. We have a free local wireless network, courtesy of earthlink
3. The people eligible for this were decimated by the failure of the federal floodwalls, and could use the help
4. It would be a big PR event for the organization
Let us recap:
Nobody will help us but us