Solving World Problems: Step 1

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Tue Jan 08 2002 - 10:19:04 MST

I've been pondering the basic question of educationing the masses
of the currently uneducated.

My favorite paradigm is Neal Stephanson's "Diamond Age" or "A young
Ladies Illustrated Primer".

What if instead of waiting for the hardware, we were to attempt to
immplement this in software, via the WWW. The anyone could access
it via an appropriately equipped Internet connection/device.

The initial version could be in english, but readily translatable.


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