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WEB: A touching documentary about One Laptop Per Child and the spread of the Internet

25/09/2014

In keeping with this year’s Social Media Week theme of “Reimagining Human Connectivity,” filmmaker Michael Kleiman has released (...)
In keeping with this year’s Social Media Week theme of “Reimagining Human Connectivity,” filmmaker Michael Kleiman has released WEB, a documentary that takes a close look at the One Laptop Per Child rollout in Peru while examining the larger social implications the Internet will have as it spreads to new populations around the world. The micro and macro threads that WEB follows make it a fascinating film. Interviews with academics, technologists and entrepreneurs tackle the subject on an intellectual level, while watching the excitement of the children as they start using their laptops adds a vital emotional dimension. WEB has been making... This story continues at The Next Web The post WEB: A touching documentary about One Laptop Per Child and the spread of the Internet appeared first on The Next Web. In keeping with this year’s Social Media Week theme of “Reimagining Human Connectivity,” filmmaker Michael Kleiman has released WEB, a documentary that takes a close look at the One Laptop Per Child rollout in Peru while examining the larger social implications the Internet will have as it spreads to new populations around the world. The micro and macro threads that WEB follows make it a fascinating film. Interviews with academics, technologists and entrepreneurs tackle the subject on an intellectual level, while watching the excitement of the children as they start using their laptops adds a vital emotional dimension. WEB has been making... This story continues at The Next Web The post WEB: A touching documentary about One Laptop Per Child and the spread of the Internet appeared first on The Next Web.
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