28 January 2009

Current events — Discuss a key item appearing in the media

Opener —

Recall, we discussed Nick Negroponte and the MIT Media Lab, which he founded, and the One Laptop Per Child program, which he runs. Here’s a look inside the Media Lab with a robot that looks a little like the creatures we will see when we watch, “Wall.E,” the movie. Have a look at Nexi.

http://labcast.media.mit.edu/?p=29

The Template:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeOaTpYl8mE&feature=PlayList&p=6338659DB465FF3B&playnext=1&index=2 or

http://videos.thestate.com/vmix_hosted_apps/p/media?id=1917677&item_index=10&genre_id=1462&sort=NULL

Closer

MIT Media lab’s Negroponte was on 60 Minutes — Here is the outcome, at the end of last year…

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/05/20/60minutes/main2830058.shtml

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/nicholas_negroponte_takes_olpc_to_colombia.html

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