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[school-discuss] TechBridgeWorld

Here's another example of what's going on
with high-tech in developing countries:


Of particular interest is one article linked
to from the "Publications" section of the site:


Click on the "pdf" link to get the whole essay.

One has to respect these people--both the folks
from Carnegie Mellon and the natives of Ghana--
who are willing to take on subjects like AI and
robotics under the conditions they faced.

Near the end of the article, the authors describe
themselves as being "in the preliminary development
stages of a robotics kit modeled on the Open Source
Software approach." I wonder how much progress has
been made in this area? Is anyone up for contacting
the article's authors and pursuing this?


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