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Humane PC - an offline Wikipedia

The Humane Reader is a $20 8-bit computer that contains an offline version of Wikipedia, and displays on a TV.

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"The Humane Reader is a low-cost device which can bring a five thousand book library into a home or school which has no other access to internet content. The Reader can be produced in quantity for approximately $20 per unit, and uses any existing television set as a display device for Wikipedia or other content. It is available to NGOs, educators, non-profits or other aid agencies."


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This idea looks interesting. Few things to consider,
1. Most villages do not have access to electricity. So this device needs to be paired with low-cost display and manually or hand-powered.
2. Re-cycled TV sets are provided to villages. These can double up for community news/entertainment.

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