UN backs worldwide distribution of low-cost laptops

The United Nations Development Program will support the “$100 laptop” unveiled in late 2005. Designed for schools in developing countries, the laptop features open source software and a power crank. Does it feature accessibility? We’d be willing to pay $100 to get into the design lab to check….

UN Agency to Back Distribution of Low-Cost Laptops

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2 Responses to UN backs worldwide distribution of low-cost laptops

  1. For 500 points and a year’s supply of Rice-a-Roni: what monopolist-cum-philanthropist is now proposing use of cell phones instead of Negroponte’s $100 model?

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