Nicholas Negroponte Quotes


11 Nicholas Negroponte quotes:



"If you take any world problem, any issue on the planet, the solution to that problem certainly includes education. In education, the roadblock is the laptop."
"This is just the beginning, the beginning of understanding that cyberspace has no limits, no boundaries."
"By the year 2000, most Americans will be online one way or another."
"We have to make machines understand what they're doing, or they won't be able to come back and say, 'Why did you do that?'"
"Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living."
"Even in the developing parts of the world, kids take to computers like fish to water."
"Whatever big problem you can imagine, from world peace to the environment to hunger to poverty, the solution always includes education, ... We need to depend more on peer-to-peer and self-driven learning. The laptop is one important means of doing that."
"Kids will drive this, ... There's no 16-year-old that's not digital. ? When someone's kids go to college, parents sign up on America Online to send E-mail to their kids."
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"Studies have shown that kids take up computers much more easily in the comfort of warm, well-lit rich country living rooms, but also in the slums and remote areas all around the developing world."
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"A colleague of mine said it made him think twice about kissing his wife goodbye in the morning,"
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"Maine has shown the huge value of using a laptop across all of one's studies. Maine's program demonstrates how laptops can serve as a window into the world and a tool with which to think."
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