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NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gavin's NpTech Timeline in SlideShare. " Gavin's idiosyncratic timeline of circuit riders, NTEN, and other things related to the NPTech community. This is one of several powerpoint presentations now archived in SlideShare and also included in a NpTech History wiki (anyone can join and contribute.). Kikono - Digg for NpTech. There was much nptech blogosphere and general blogosphere buzz. It's The People Behind The Tags!

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The Math Is Starting to Add Up: The Promise of Mobile


At Geekcorps Mali, our approach was: through great engineering feats attempt to somehow lower the costs of access, while hopefully creating sustainable “business models” in the process. This resulted in us creating a “sneaker-net” approach to providing basic asynchronous ICT services to rural villages: a complete offline Wikipedia that fit on a CD-ROM, and severely restricted bandwidth throttling to allow community radios to access the Internet (via prepaid RBGAN) for $2-3 a day. .

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The Digital Divide Doesn't Exist


Mohammed Diop, of Mali , presumably one of the very people OLPC wants to convince: "It is a very clever marketing tool. And who needs libraries when we have Wikipedia and Kindles? By signing up to work with nonprofits, you've already served notice that you're ready to spend your social capital -- to write checks, to choose projects and programs, to hire, to conduct research -- in ways you believe will address digital (and other forms of) inequality. Brett Meyer, NTEN.