"On a desk in a messy office on the eighth floor of a building
opposite the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sits a circuit
board that might just transform education for millions of children
around the world.
"The board is the first prototype hardware for the ambitious One
Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project. Led by Nicholas Negroponte,
chairman of OLPC and a cofounder of the MIT Media Laboratory, the
project seeks to develop a $100 laptop computer for use by kids in
their studies. The machine will be offered in bulk to governments
and other organizations..."