Nicholas Negroponte

Founder of the One Laptop Per Child Association, which provides children in developing countries with educational devices

Founder and Chairman Emeritus of MIT's Media Lab, Negroponte's desire to help enable accessible technology saw him found the One Laptop Per Child project.

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About Nicholas Negroponte

Current/Past Roles and Positions

  • Architect and technology guru specialising in future industry, society and communications
  • Founder of the Media Lab and Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Bestselling author and popular speaker
  • Engaging, knowledgeable and passionate, Negroponte presents in English

Speaking Topics

  • One laptop per child
  • Where new ideas come from
  • The future of telecommunications


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Books By Nicholas Negroponte

  • The Architecture Machine (1970)
  • Soft Architecture Machines (1975)
  • Being digital (1995)

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