Outernet aims to provide data to the net unconnected

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http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29593734

Can an entire library be put in your pocket? Most people would say yes. All you need is a mobile phone with access to the internet.

But what about for the many people in the world that lack internet connectivity? The answer is still yes – at least according to Syed Karim, who explained how at TEDGlobal.

The entrepreneur had been invited to the human ingenuity-themed event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to speak about his company, Outernet.

The business aims to address the fact that about two-thirds of the world’s population still has no internet access.

“When you talk about the internet, you talk about two main functions – communication and information access,” he told the BBC.

“It’s the communication part that makes it so expensive.”

So, Outernet focuses instead on information. The project aims to create a “core archive” of the world’s most valuable knowledge, culled from…

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