CNET News: The $100 Box? It’s Already Here

“Nicholas Negroponte and Bill Gates have publicly dueled for
months about how best to supply inexpensive computing to the
world’s masses.

“Negroponte, the co-founder of the Media Lab at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has put forward
specifications for a pedal-powered laptop, as many countries
targeted by the One Laptop Per Child plan do not have electric
power in remote areas…”

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