In a March 11 Liberation technologies seminar, Bill Thies described his group's work to develop projects that utilize those technologies that are already present and familiar in poor Indian communities.
Eric Brewer is Professor of Computer Science at the University of California Berkeley where he leads the Technology and Infrastructure for Emerging Regions (TIER) research group.
Dr. Brewer spoke about the role for technology in effective development strategies at the base of the pyramid.
Rebecca MacKinnon, the Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, delivered the inaugural lecture for the Liberation Technology Seminar Series on Jan. 12 on the topic of Internet freedom and governance.