The Asus Eee: God Bless Capitalism


I have been waiting for something like this for a couple of years. A laptop that weighs two pounds, comes with Linux installed, and costs $200. A perfect example of the great things capitalism can do when properly centered in a context of commodity profit margins and open source software. I do believe it’s time to install Tiger on my Mac G4 and get it cleaned up for transfer to my wife.

The story is at, and thanks to Slashdot for letting me know about this.


2 Responses to “The Asus Eee: God Bless Capitalism”

  1. 1 Erik

    What’s the screen size on it? I like small laptops, but need big screens.


  2. The original story in Slashdot says that there will be 7″ and 10″ versions. Here’s the link to the Slashdot entry:

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