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Hole In the Wall

Hole In the Wall

May 7, 2005-- Looking beyond the perimeter fence from inside his IT compound in New Delhi India, Sugata Mitra could literally see the digital divide; young techno-savvy professionals inside, dispossessed children outside. Taking it upon himself to bridge this divide, he cut a hole in the fence and hooked up a computer to give the children a chance to see what one was. What happened next amazed him. They taught themselves how to use it. (1385 reads)


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