“Everywhere in this world poor people are dying for lack of knowledge” ~C. Missen

 

 

“We see [the WiderNet Project] as a Coach and an advocate for people in developing countries who are setting up their first IT systems.” ~Cliff Missen, Director, WiderNet Project

 

Compelling quote above, isn’t it? I pulled it from the YouTube video entitled: Scaling Information Access to Serve Billions of the World’s Poorest People, which is published on the YouTube “Google Tech Talks” channel. (see below) The video features Cliff Missen, director of the Widernet Project at the University of Iowa. We are very lucky to have Mr. Missen visit us in person this week to talk about how he’s been helping developing countries secure access to affordable and practical information technology since 1996. Join us Wednesday (10/29) at 7:30 p.m. at the Main Ballroom in the Rogalski center. Here’s a sneak peek:

 

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