Monday, October 03, 2005

The 100 dollar laptop

The 100$ laptop is launched those concerned with the global digital divide have set out theyre stall

The MIT Media Lab has launched, at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland in January 2005.a   research initiative to develop a $100 laptop—a technology that could revolutionize how we educate the world's children. To achieve this goal, a new, non-profit association, One Laptop per Child (OLPC), has been created. The initiative was first announced by Nicholas Negroponte, Lab chairman and co-founder.

The BBC are keeping us upto date on progress the design using innovative and robust technology such as flash memory and wind up power supply and running a version of linux looks to try and bring technology to a larger part of the world population than ever before .

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