MIT's $100 Laptop

A research project at the MIT Media Lab has a plan for getting $100 laptops in the hands of millions of people around the world. One notable feature is a hand crank for providing power in places where electricity is undependable or unavailable.

The laptop is intended for children in developing nations. Supposedly, this is part of a movement for low cost PCs for emerging markets. A "real portable" laptop, with no batteries to worry about...interesting


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