Yet another reason to get angry with Bill...

Alan McKinnon alan at linuxholdings.co.za
Sun Mar 19 13:29:27 GMT 2006


On Sunday 19 March 2006 12:13, Sasha Tsykin wrote:
> Duncan Anderson wrote:
> > Wow! That is amazing. Unfortunately, there are lots of people
> > around here who are far from the nearest railway line and have no
> > electricity. The most likely possibility for them is if the GPRS
> > network coverage is extended, at least for the foreseeable
> > future.
>
> If there is no power than what use woudl there be for a laptop
> anyway? I don't think those are the communities this is being aimed
> at.

Solar power, wind generators, turbines running off cow dung...

I know someone working in this area, he has a generator that can give 
power for a 500-person rural village, the fuel source is all the 
organic waste from the entire village.

-- 
Alan McKinnon
alan at linuxholdings dot co dot za
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