OLPC Gets Tossed in Demonstration

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Not sure what it is, but seeing electronics smashed, dropped, and blown up is just plain cool.  Case in point is the OLPC XO laptop featured in this video from  The OLPC buzz has been slow lately and the organization appears to be weakening from within, but the little laptop shows that it can still take abuse.  The stunt is similar to one done by the head honcho of OLPC, Nicholas Negroponte.  Check out this link for additional rugged goodness from GBM.  Now, when will we be able to toss our smartphones around like this?


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  1. xmangerm

    01/22/2010 at 9:38 am

    I love videos that demonstrate the ruggedness of mass media device.

  2. ninetynine

    01/22/2010 at 10:51 pm

    I look forward to the youtube video of a classroom of kids making it rain with OLPCs

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