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PC World Canada: Negroponte's $100 Laptop Sputters Along

May 18, 2006, 19:45 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martyn Williams)

"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..."

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