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Published on Jan 10, 2017
If you are curious about what the future of the internet will look like, you need to see what 3 billion people, the world’s poor, are actually doing online.
Payal Arora has been invited to speak by diverse and international organizations including UNESCO, General Electric, The Ministry of Education in Jordan, Sotheby's, and the Beirut Chamber of Commerce. She is the author of two books: Dot Com Mantra: Social Computing in the Central Himalayas and The Leisure Commons: A Spatial History of Web 2.0. She is the founder and executive director of Catalyst Lab and is an associate Professor in the Department of Media and Communication at Erasmus University, Rotterdam. Her talk invites us to spur technological innovation that will allow a new internet to emerge for everyone, no matter their status or wealth.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx