The Aspen Institute’s Devlen Watkins (at right, above) reports from the One Laptop per Child table at TED@Aspen:
Steve Howard (at left, above) is from AMD, which provides the processors for the laptops. If you have seen the earlier models, they had a crank sticking out. They have since done away with that design, because over time the crank would destroy the machine. Now you can get the yo-yo-style power crank (from Potenco).
Steve works with AMD’s foundation, 50×15. They intend to connect 50 percent of the world by 2015.