Sub-$100 laptop design unveiled – Leadership!

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From the BBC Website Nicholas Negroponte, chairman and founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Labs, has been outlining designs for a sub-$100 PC. The laptop will be tough and foldable in different ways, with a hand crank for when there is no power supply. Professor Negroponte came up with the idea for a cheap computer for all after …

BBC backstage & BBC Open Source support Internet innovators

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Go BBC …. ? Media Network Weblog: 24 July 2005“The BBC will support social innovation by encouraging user’s efforts to build sites and projects that meet their needs and those of their communities … The BBC will also be committed to using open standards that will enable users to find and repurpose BBC content in more flexible ways’ (Page 9, …