"A few things are likely to happen when you mix kids with
notebooks, figures Wilton Agatstein, vice president of Intel's
channel platforms group. Kids will drop them, lose them, and use
them to goof off in class.
"That's why the Classmate PC--a sub-$400 notebook that Intel is
developing for kindergarteners through high school students in
emerging nations--will come with about 1GB of flash memory instead
of a hard drive so it can withstand accidents better..."