Tag: internet access

by Latoya Peterson

Latoya Peterson is researching ways to bridge the digital divide. Photo: Sam Stewart Information is currency. But, just like cash, it can prove elusive for some and plentiful for others. In our increasingly digital era, the ability to access the Internet is the key to greater opportunities. And yet, the digital divide persists, meaning that […] more »

by Andrius Kulikauskas

I read Charles Dickens’s David Copperfield.  On my Sony PRS-505 Reader, thanks to Ricardo.  On my three-hour rides through the mountains between Sarajevo and Tuzla, thanks to the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Also in bed, when I unwind, before I’d fall asleep, in my room in Grbavica, without Internet, thanks to God, who […] more »

by Andrius Kulikauskas

The Includer grows wings.  An idea can’t fly on a single wing or even two or three.  An idea soars when inspired from every angle.  Just as a gangster’s heart can’t shut out love from all directions.  Who among us can take credit for a miracle?  It’s the logic of the Glory of a greater […] more »

by Andrius Kulikauskas

Ricardo and I spoke by phone for ninety minutes about our laboratory’s strategy for the Includer and making the most of limited Internet access in Africa. Thank you to our African participants – Samwel Kongere, Kennedy Owino, Fred Kayiwa, Peter Ongele, Kofi Thompson, James Njunge, William Wambura, Wendi Losha Bernadette, Joseph Runnel Lule, Betty Kyewa, […] more »

by Andrius Kulikauskas

My story is real, except for the Includer, which may yet some day be real as well. The Includer is a device for Africans or anybody to read and write emails and other texts stored on their USB flash drives. Once a week they might walk the three miles or so to their Internet cafe […] more »