Nicholas Negroponte
#2005 Overall Influence

Nicholas Negroponte

American computer scientist


Why is this person notable and influential?

Nicholas Negroponte is a Greek American architect. He is the founder and chairman Emeritus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, and also founded the One Laptop per Child Association . Negroponte is the author of the 1995 bestseller Being Digital translated into more than forty languages.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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How’s this person influential?
#155 World Rank #94 USA Rank
Computer Science
#571 World Rank #222 USA Rank
#16304 World Rank #3777 USA Rank