For advocates of educational technology, former MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte's One Laptop Per Child initiative is one of the most intriguing projects ever to come along, with the potential to revolutionize school computing worldwide. Now, those attending this year's National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) in San Diego July 5-7 will have the chance to hear from Negroponte firsthand--and try out a prototype of his $100 laptop for themselves.

"One thing we're very excited about this year is having Nicholas Negroponte as our keynote speaker," said Leslie Conery, conference chair.



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