In 1890 Frederick Jackson Turner used the data from the recently completed census to enter the history hall of fame through observations and reflection on the closing of the American frontier. An even more important cultural closing is at hand. The closing of the digital divide continues to progress. The Boston LinuxWorld (Apr. 3-6, 2006) is hosting a major speech on the $100 laptop project. Discussion will become available at the LinuxWorld Wiki collaboration space, sponsored by SocialText. Read all about this session and other conference session descriptions, speakers, and other important conference topics.Get involved at http://www.socialtext.net/linuxworld
and watch for discussion of Negroponte's speech.