Video Interview - Former NASA Engineer Bringing FOSS and Internet to Remote Brazilian Villages

Posted by pshapiro on Oct 13, 2006 1:34 AM EDT
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Marco Figueiredo used to design supercomputers for NASA, but now he's bringing FOSS and Internet to remote villages in his native Brazil. Find out how and why he's doing this.

This 55-minute video interview reveals the progress and plans of Marco Figueiredo, the founder of the Center for Community Informatics at Loyola College, in Columbia, Maryland (in the Washington DC/Baltimore area.) Volunteer transcribers are needed to type up the text of this interview (in 5-minute segments.) The completed transcript will appear at the bottom of

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