"In 2005, Nicholas Negroponte unveiled an idea for bridging the
technology divide between rich nations and the developing world. It
was captivating in its utter simplicity: design a $100 laptop and,
within four years, get it into the hands of up to 150 million of
the world's poorest schoolchildren.
"World leaders and corporate benefactors jumped in to support
the nonprofit project, called One Laptop Per Child. Mr. Negroponte,
a professor on leave from the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, hopscotched the world collecting pledges from
developing nations to buy the laptops in bulk..."
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