Subject: Re: Thoughts on simputer?
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: 27 Dec 2001 11:45:34 +0900

>>>>> "g" == D Henkel-Wallace <> writes:

    g> People in India have frequently managed to use technology in
    g> ways not "intended" by the designers -- an irony considering
    g> how the economy has been for so long as centrally managed as
    g> was technologically possible!

Ironic, yes, but not surprising in hindsight.  Humans are most
creative when under the most stringent constraints.  Works that way
both in the lab and in the real world.

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