Friday, March 30, 2012

Michigan State Professor Helps Bring Broadband Internet To Rural Africa (Video)

From Slashdot:
"Assistant Professor Kurt DeMaagd, of Michigan State's Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media, runs a program that brings broadband Internet to villages in Tanzania that have never known connectivity better than what they get with non-smart cell phones. Lots of students are involved, and Kurt (who was one of Slashdot's co-founders many years ago) believes the students get as much out of the project as the people in Tanzania who are its primary beneficiaries.... Read the rest & watch the video...

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