Speaking at the Techonomy conference, the One Laptop Per Child founder says that kids getting laptops are teaching themselves--and then their parents--to read.
Negroponte claims that Windows is the natural choice for OLPC. This is not true, and isn't what he intended to happen. He could at least own up to that.
Vendors burden their products with features to justify fat price tags, but open source and projects like OLPC mitigate against this.
Neither side comes out looking good in public row between chip giant and the nonprofit One Laptop Per Child.
Nick Negroponte says that Intel is "dumping" cheap PCs on emerging markets in hopes of sabotaging his own effort to bring low-cost PCs to the world.
Negroponte's idea for One Laptop Per Child seems to be gaining currency, even if his particular organization isn't the one shipping the PCs.
Not only did the hacker get a hold of Julian Fellowes' season 4 finale, he also breached the accounts of Leonardo DiCaprio, Tina Brown, George W. Bush, Robert Redford, and dozens more.