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OLPC Origins: US and Taiwan’s Hardware Lovechild

OLPC Origins: US and Taiwan’s Hardware Lovechild

In November of 2005, Nicholas Negroponte and his OLPC CTO Mary Lou Jepsen travelled to Tunisia for the UN-sponsored World Summit on the Information Society, where they were able to present a “working” US$100 laptop concept to Kofi Annan, UN secretary general. No longer did the machine rely on that…