Hahay! So BoingBoing, &c's Cory Doctorow and his girlfriend are expecting a girl in late January! Congratulations, good luck. As dt Jay pointed out, Cory announced the big news just as any other guy would: in his weekly podcast.
And just like any other dad, Cory is already worrying about what operating system to run on the kid's first computer. Which is how his lazyweb suggestion for an infant-friendly flavor of the Linux distribution Ubuntu came about.
Cory's looking for a stable, full-featured Baby Ubuntu distro by the time the kid's 1-1.5yo, which is Jan-Jun 2009. I searched around, and unless there's a secred Ubuntuweb somewhere, I can't find anyone working on the project. So here's what you geek parents need to do [of course, your own suggestions are welcome]:
As Cory says, "Make it so." [craphound.com, about 5:00 in.]