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Being Educated
30 Year History of the Future

Nicholas Negroponte

Co-Founder and Director of the MIT Media Laboratory

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About Nicholas Negroponte

Nicholas Negroponte is the co-founder (with Jerome B. Wiesner) of the MIT Media Lab (1985), which he directed for its first 20 years. A graduate of MIT, Negroponte was a pioneer in the field of computer-aided design and has been a member of the MIT faculty since 1966. He gave the first TED talk in 1984, as well as 13 since. He is author of the 1995 best seller, Being Digital, which has been translated into more than 40 languages.

In 2005 he founded the non-profit One Laptop per Child, ...

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True Innovation Shouldn’t Focus on the Outcomes – Celebrate the Process

In the developing world, we are sharing the wrong message about entrepreneurship and what constitutes success. A 12-year-old from ...

The Digital Civilization

Nicholas Negroponte’s 1995 book “Being Digital” gave a glimpse into the world we now occupy – complete with wireless, touch ...

Creating a More Peaceful Planet Through Technology

Global access to the “digital world” – by children and poorer nations – carries unprecedented potential to bridge education ...

Righting the Wrongs of How We Learn

What if we have learning all wrong? The industrialization of schooling, says Nicholas Negroponte, has replaced our natural wonder ...