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<nettime> FW: Blogpost: Immiserating the Poor: We Have An App For That (
Michael Gurstein on Sat, 12 Feb 2011 11:56:06 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime> FW: Blogpost: Immiserating the Poor: We Have An App For That (Social Media vs. the iPhone in Egypt and a Kenyan slum)



Immiserating the Poor: We Have An App For That (Social Media vs. the iPhone
in Egypt and a Kenyan slum)

The app culture is one of individuals and individualized approaches. Apps
enable and empower the individual as a consumer, as a communicator, as an
information handler. However, many of the major issues in a developing world
(and other) environment are not ones that lend themselves readily to
individualized responses or individual solution. 

http://wp.me/pJQl5-5P 

Michael Gurstein






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