Nicholas Negroponte

MIT Media Lab


Nicholas Negroponte is the co-founder (with Jerome B. Wiesner) of the MIT Media Lab (1985), which he directed for its first 20 years. In 2005 he founded the non-profit One Laptop per Child, which deployed $1 billion of laptops for primary education in the developing world.

Featured Work

The $100 Laptop

NOV 3, 2005 Article

Morgenthau Lectures (1981–2006): The $100 Laptop: The Next Two Billion People to Go Digital

Negroponte's latest venture, One Laptop per Child, is a non-profit organization that manufactures and distributes inexpensive laptops to children worldwide.