Tuesday, February 1, 2011

MIT and Google.org

Google.org, Google's disappointing philanthropy arm, is the topic of a great new story form the NYTimes. MIT humanitarian programs have a lot of the same problems:
[Google.org] never understood that technology is a means to an end, and that in the developing world, sometimes basic technology, like the collection and compilation of data, can have enormous impact,” said another [Google.org] program officer

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