Ethiopian kids hack OLPCs in 5 months with zero instruction

Dvice - What happens if you give a thousand Motorola Zoom tablet PCs to Ethiopian kids who have never even seen a printed word? Within five months, they'll start teaching themselves English while circumventing the security on your OS to customize settings and activate disabled hardware. Whoa.

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-Mezzo-2172d ago

Guess who embarrassed, impressed & proud of these Awesome kids.

gizmig2172d ago

All I can say is - Brilliant Kids!! Think if they can get proper instructions, or guided to those things.

Tzuno2172d ago

Natural born hackers mfkaaa!!! :)

3-4-52172d ago

This is awesome. For the Price of a teacher's yearly salary, you can just buy kids these and they can teach themselves.


blue_cheese2172d ago

this is extremely fascinating from a psychology perspective.

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