CMU project envisions computers even the poorest Third World farmer could use

Monday, September 20, 2004

“That includes the residents of the small farming village in southern India where he grew up and those of thousands of villages like it. It includes the 4 billion people who live on annual incomes of less than $2,000 a year. And it includes people who can’t read or write. For more than a decade, Reddy, former dean of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, has been pondering how the developing world could make greater use of today’s information and telecommunications technology.” Read full article here.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette