Valerie Bruce wrote:
> Abongwa Ndumu wrote:
> >> >I'll go for the reverse effect here. I think we need to develop the
> >> >Internet in Africa to reverse western imperialism. If a lot Africans
> >> >have access to the Internet, we can start pumping bytes of African
> culture and
> >> >values to the rest of the world.
> >I am hoping "a lot" of Africans (and this includes rural folk) will
> >have access to the Internet in the not too distant future [10-15years].
> >My hope is based on the the premise that I intend to be a player in
> >this Internet game when I complete my studies. I am willing to take
> >risks because I think I will help myself and hopefully help
> How, precisely, on a practical day-to-day level, do you see the internet as
> being helpful to the average rural farmer? the average urban dweller? I
> know it's hard to see the future, but what are your ideas? I'm very
> interested to hear the views of African people.
How much was the average American helped by space exploration and
bio-technology research? The Indirect help was enormous, so will the
Indirect help from modern IT.