Updated: 5/16/2006; 4:11:34 PM.

Digital Development
Communications and info tech in developing countries, especially wireless broadband and high-value applications


daily link  Saturday, January 31, 2004


SourceForge.net: Project Info - pennylender:  Some programmers are planning a global micro-lending system: "PennyLenders goal is to create a service that will allow any individual to loan/borrow money in a self-contained community-based network, irrespective of economic status, location, or age and without the interference of a central controlling Bank."  No working code yet.  11:30:57 PM  permalink  

Wireless Networks as a Low-Cost, Decentralized Alternative for the Developing World: "Krag's presentation describes the Wireless Roadshow plan: "By teaching the skills with hands-on training, and at the same time building wireless networks in the countries we visit, we hope not only to raise awareness and heighten skillsets, but also gain the experience necessary to build a central repository of documentation and tools, targeted specifically at the developing world."  Tomas Krag and Sebastian Büettrich wrote an O'Reilly introduction to  Wireless Mesh Networking .  10:39:08 PM  permalink  

 
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