Interview: The father of the internet in Africa

日期:2019-03-02 08:12:10 作者:养叵 阅读:

By Curtis Abraham The internet is as important to Africa’s future as food and water. So says “the father of the internet in Africa”, Ghanaian entrepreneur and computer scientist Nii Quaynor. He is evangelical about the power of computer literacy to bring about social and economic transformation, and his work won him the Internet Society’s prestigious Postel award. He talked to Curtis Abraham about his hopes for African “techno-liberation” You’ve said that affordable computing in Africa is as important as basic necessities like food and clean water. That’s a controversial viewpoint. Africans need food,