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OLPC Experiments with Cow-Powered Laptops (Seriously)

Oct 25, 2007, 21:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"The One Laptop Per Child Project (OLPC) is toying with a novel source of power for its low-cost XO laptops: cows.

"'We plan to drive a dynamo (taken from an old Fiat) through a system of belts and pulleys using cows/cattle,' wrote OLPC's Arjun Sarwal, in an e-mail dated Oct. 21 and posted to one of the group's discussion lists.

"Sarwal and others are now finalizing the design of the cow-powered generator..."

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