Hold on, need to wind up my laptop

Hold on, need to wind up my laptop

From the folks who brought you the Jerk-O-Meter, M.I.T. Media Labs has unveiled a $100 windup laptop. The idea is to get computers in the hands of children and others in the developing world. It's supposedly tough and foldable, and it looks small. That's what Buzz calls distributed computing.

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Molly Wood was an executive editor at CNET, author of the Molly Rants blog, and host of the tech show, Always On. When she's not enraging fanboys of all stripes, she can be found offering tech opinions on CBS and elsewhere, and offering opinions on everything else to anyone who will listen.


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