Re: Solving World Problems: Step 1

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Wed Jan 09 2002 - 23:44:29 MST

Brian D Williams wrote:

> 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.

Except the "content providers" would sue us into oblivion.


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