Learning from "The Netbook Effect"

In the March issue of Wired there's an article, "The Netbook Effect: How Cheap Little Laptops Hit the Big Time"┬áby Clive Thompson, that got some wheels turning for me. The article is about the sort of accidental takeover of the netbook - the totally stripped down $300 laptops that hit the market in the form of the Asus Eee PC in late 2007.The Eee PC's desigers were working off of the concept behind One Laptop Per Child. The idea was to create an incredibly efficient system that would give max … [Read more...]