David Risher President and co-founder Worldreader.org

David Risher: mind in California, heart in Africa

May 29, 2014 in Economy

I've already talked about technologies for literacy in Africa, with the virtual libraries of the project Librii. Today I am back on the topic thanks to David Risher, an extraordinary person I had the pleasure of meeting at the time of the Harvard Business School, which we were both attending.

Librii: philanthropy and enterprise, living side by side in Africa - Alessandro Benetton blog

Librii: philanthropy and enterprise, living side by side in Africa

January 16, 2014 in Economy

To date, only 1% of Africa's population has access to broadband. However, there are projects afoot that are attempting to change this situation.

The right to be forgotten and digital identity

The right to be forgotten and digital identity

July 19, 2013 in Philosophy

The web never forgets; everything that we publish (images, texts and lots more) remains traceable and indelible, maybe forever.

Internet, collective intelligence and an individual’s destiny

Internet, collective intelligence and an individual’s destiny

December 3, 2012 in Philosophy

There has been a lot of discussion in recent weeks, between experts and enthusiasts of the Web, about a curious book by David Weinberger entitled The Smart Room.

The Web Index tells us the value of innovation

The Web Index tells us the value of innovation

October 29, 2012 in Economy

The Web is good for society. This is what the World Wide Web Foundation tells us, according to whom it is also possible to determine just how good

Is the Internet making us stupid?

Is the Internet making us stupid?

June 4, 2012 in Philosophy

The Internet has great potential and should be incentivized – of this there is obviously no doubt. However, as is the case with every tool, I believe the Internet also...

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