David Frohlich, Matt Jones
It is widely assumed that the Internet is a global information resource. This is not true. For many people in the poorest parts of the world, the Internet is both technically and psychologically inaccessible through lack of infrastructure, money, and the requisite forms of textual and computer literacy. The StoryBank project has been tackling some of these issues by using the fast-growing infrastructure of mobile telephony to support an alternative form of information sharing in pictures and sound. Situated in the Indian village of Budikote and inspired by developments in audiophotography and mobile imaging [1, 2], we have been…
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