The Legacy of OLPC's $100 Laptop


(Josh Centers) #1

Originally published at: https://tidbits.com/2018/04/18/the-legacy-of-olpcs-100-laptop/

When MIT’s Nicholas Negroponte announced a $100 laptop in 2005 with the intent of giving a laptop to every child in the world, it promised to revolutionize education. Over a decade later, he’s moved on and the One Laptop Per Child project is typically regarded as a failure. The Verge looks at what happened.