Planting Seeds for the Next Steve Jobs

Little girl from India holding her very own XO laptop. SOURCE: OLPC Foundation

In the 1970s the United States economy was under incredible pressure from situations like the closing-out of an unsuccessful war, a fuel crises, and even a hostage situation in Iran. All of these issues contributed to some of the highest interest rates, inflated food prices, and exorbitant costs in consumer products. Some would say that this point in time was headed towards one of the bleakest periods short of The Great Depression.… [Read more]