Plug-and-play server provides access to millions of digital documents in Africa | Opensource.com

lkfitz's bookmarks 2016-07-11

Summary:

"The WiderNet project, which is affiliated with WiderNet@UNC at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, provides resources, coaching, training, computers, and educational materials to schools, clinics, libraries, and homes in underserved areas of the world. In this interview, Cliff Missen, the Director of the WiderNet Project, explains how the non-profit helps improve digital education and communications for international communities.

Cliff was a TED Fellow in 2007 and a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Nigeria in 1999. He and his team are heavy users of open source and proponents of open knowledge and open access."

Link:

https://opensource.com/education/16/7/intro-widernet-project

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Tags:

oa.new oa.africa oa.usa oa.interviews oa.tools oa.software oa.universities oa.obstacles oa.access oa.hardware oa.floss oa.hei oa.south

Date tagged:

07/11/2016, 14:15

Date published:

07/11/2016, 10:15