A Laptop For Every Poor Child: Negroponte on What Went Horribly Wrong With the OLPC Program

by Benjamin Domenech on 7:44 am July 21, 2009

“Negroponte, who confesses that the “unexpected resistance from industry” had for him been the most challenging aspect of OLPC, had harsh words for companies such as Intel,” Dell, Microsoft. But it seems that so many of the decisions are Negroponte’s alone: the BIOS problems, the hand crank, etc. Netbooks should be simple.

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