May 27, 2004

Slashdot linked up this BBCnews article detailing the successful efforts of a Nepalese man to connect the most remote parts of Nepal to the internet, and thereby to the world. By using wireless technologies, he was able to bypass inconveniences like horrific weather, a mostly vertical landscape, and the occasional rebel faction. Far from being suspicious, the villagers seem to be embracing the technology, using it to communicate with nearby villages, buy and sell livestock, and even exchange veterinary tips.

Posted by scott at May 27, 2004 08:26 AM

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