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Comment Just what we need... (Score 1) 592

we feed Africa by growing more food. Don't we have that already? Food distriution is the problem here. Look at your trash can, see how much food you ate that overpasses what you really need. I guess Malawi Government is trying that approach because no other country wouild actually help in the way they need. Other than experiments with chemicals, medicine and what not. Africa's problem is that is the back(grave)yard of the rest of the world.

Comment Re:I don't see a problem with this arrangement. (Score 1) 416

Are you serious? Can you assure every student in america will carry an iPad just for the sake of this? Can you tell for sure that even rural schools and home schools will have access to iPads and the format will be open and free to lend textbooks to neighbors and relatives without having to lend the entire iPad thing?

A lot of us have step outside our bubbles (including me in some aspects)

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made. -- Jean Giraudoux