Archive for date: November 18, 2005

Problems with the $100 laptop

November 18, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Lee Felsentstein writes about what he thinks are the Problems with the $100 laptop, and I think many of the issues he raises are good ones, worthy of serious discussion. The question shouldn’t really be “should we give a laptop to every child or not”, but rather “if we are going to invest millions of […]

More DIY Musical Instruments

November 18, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

By way of the Make Blog, check out this terrific collection of homemade musical instruments. I rather liked the Aeolian harp, and may have to build one to replace my windchimes at home. Addendum: I’ll piggyback this page of musical automatons (with lots of great details) that Make also linked to.