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Coming soon: $100 Hand-crank powered Linux Laptop?

Hobart (32767) writes | more than 8 years ago

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Technocrat.NET mentions an IDG News report that in November, Nicholas Negroponte's Media Lab at MIT will unveil a $100 laptop prototype, targeted largely at developing countries. Various specs: 500Mhz CPU, stripped down Linux OS, screen highly visible in sunlight. This seems similar to theTechnocrat.NET mentions an IDG News report that in November, Nicholas Negroponte's Media Lab at MIT will unveil a $100 laptop prototype, targeted largely at developing countries. Various specs: 500Mhz CPU, stripped down Linux OS, screen highly visible in sunlight. This seems similar to the Freeplay Foundation hand-crank shortwave radios, hopefully they will have a similar "Buy 1 Give 1" program. Sign me up!

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