Crank that laptop!

Crank Laptop

Here’s an interesting short video on the XO laptop, made for the poorest kids in the world. Various design breakthroughs made very low energy consumption possible, enabling a minute of crank time to give you ten minutes of usable time, not a bad tradeoff. Plus they’ve done clever things to make it more reusable, more recylable, less toxic. (via BoingBoing).

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