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Nicholas Negroponte – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Nicholas Negroponte

 

Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.

– Nicholas Negroponte


Even in the developing parts of the world, kids take to computers like fish to water.

– Nicholas Negroponte


We’ve been working now with computers and education for 30 years, computers in developing countries for 20 years, and trying to make low-cost machines for 10 years. This is not a sudden turn down the road.

– Nicholas Negroponte


Everybody agrees that whatever the solutions are to the big problems, they… can never be without some element of education.

– Nicholas Negroponte


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.

– Nicholas Negroponte


My goal is not selling laptops. OLPC is not in the laptop business. It’s in the education business.

– Nicholas Negroponte


Learning by doing, peer-to-peer teaching, and computer simulation are all part of the same equation.

– Nicholas Negroponte


The laptop brings back a more seamless kind of learning.

– Nicholas Negroponte