Business 2.0 Blog:

"MIT's Nicholas Negroponte showed his much-anticipated $100 laptop at the U.N. tech summit in Tunisia. Aimed at children in developing countries—"one laptop per child" is the slogan—the lime-green unit is powered by a hand-crank and runs on Linux. It's very LeapFrog in its look, don't you think? The idea is for ministries of education to distribute these like textbooks."

Laptopcrank

Looks like a wind up to me.