Friday, March 30, 2007
Quanta, the company manufacturing the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project's XO laptops, plans to begin selling low-cost budget mobile computers for $200 later this year. According to Quanta president Michael Wang, the company plans to leverage the underlying technologies associated with OLPC's XO laptop to produce laptop computers that are significantly less expensive than conventional laptops.
Thursday, March 29, 2007
Douglas Hofstadter picks up where he left off with "Gödel, Escher, Bach" in his new book "I Am a Strange Loop." Just read a great article in Seed by him about it and it sounds like it'll be as amazing as GEB. Here's a Wired interview with him about it and here's the Amazon page on it.