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Library for All: Free Digital Content for Developing Countries

“Between the high cost of buying and shipping books and the decreasing expense of buying mobile devices and services, connecting students in the developing world to badly needed educational texts and visuals is becoming more realistic, in some cases, as a digital endeavor. But there’s no clear evidence that just handing out classroom sets of low-cost tablets and laptops—such as those manufactured through the One Laptop Per Child campaign— will bring substantial educational change. And that’s where Library for All hopes to step in.” (via MindShift)

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Whose Making Content?

Tim Leberecht – “A new study from Nokia predicts that by 2012 a quarter of all entertainment will be created, edited, and shared within peer groups rather than being generated by traditional media.”

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