What do you think of the $100 Laptop?
February 27, 2007 5:44am CST
On June 7th, co-founder of MIT's Media Lab, Nicholas Negroponte unveiled a working model of the "$100 Laptop" at the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange. The new laptop, built by the "One Laptop per Child Association," is designed to teach students in developing countries about computer technology. The economical machine boasts: * Rugged construction to help it withstand extreme temperatures and harsh environments * A battery that students can recharge with a hand crank * An all-weather screen to help students work even in direct sunlight * A modified version of the Linux operating system, Fedora