India was one country that rejected outright Negronponte’s suspect vision of the OLPC as an “educational” tool. Nearly a year ago, I expressed my own doubts that the OLPC, seen as a replacement for teachers, could be taken seriously. Earlier this year, the high profile resignation of Ivan Krstić led to more public questions on the future of the OLPC.
The OLPC looks dead in the water. About time too.