" The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) foundation serves areas that lack a reliable electrical grid. With some ingenuity, it has made bicycle generators, hand cranks, and even water wheels become interchangeable power sources. Now, OLPC is harnessing solar energy with a new low cost tablet. "
" SHENZHEN — A newly built supercomputing center in the city of Shenzhen, next to China’s border with Hong Kong, is home to the world’s fourth fastest supercomputer. Housed in sleek looking black containers, the Nebulae supercomputer runs at over 1.2 petaflops per second, and has a storage capacity of 1.7 Petabytes, the largest of a single machine in the world, according to Lu Chuan, an engineer at Shenzhen’s supercomputing center. "