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Inspiration from the young and disadvantaged

October 3, 2006 by philip

(By guest blogger Philip)

This was a great idea and a great interview. People are amazing. It is a shame the process of growing older tends to blunt so much of our ability. It makes you think everything might not be as bad as it sometimes seems if we could just expand our ideas.

Summary: An Indian entrepeneur exposes Indian slum residents to a free PC and internet connection with no training. The results are described and an interview with the entrepeneur follows. About 5 minutes reading.


  1. Helen says:

    VERY interesting.

  2. Helen says:

    FYI – after I sent the link from your blog installment to friends, I received this reply – one among many, by the way. Great use of the resource, I’d say.

    “Helen, I sent your article on to my son and to his wife who is just starting a PhD in science education, and she (from Bombay, incidentally) cited the article in her first paper. Many thanks again! Connie”

  3. philip says:

    That is cool! I am glad others enjoyed it as much as I did. Thanks for the feedback =)

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