research about bringing communications technology and electricity to the developing world

mainly for notes about understanding concepts / terminology, resources and thinking aloud at this stage

  • useful for thinking about how OLPC fits into a bigger picture of third world development
  • or more generally the connection between poverty, electricity generation and communications technology
  • useful for understanding situation on the ground for those planning to visit and / or work in developing world (eg. Oceania, Nepal, Afghanistan, many African countries, etc.)
  • useful to look at successful models of how it has been done, eg. PFNet