We are getting closer to what I have dreamed and written of before - a universal information access device that allows people to learn from wherever and whenever they are. The WikiReader is a portable, low power device which has a full copy of Wikipedia that you can carry with you and access from anywhere.
It was designed by the team that brought the OpenMoko to the world, the first true open source mobile phone. I will be interested to see what happens with the developer’s side of things - hopefully they will allow open access to the software of the device so that it can be hacked and used for other things as well. Maybe this is the cheap ebook reader I have been looking for?
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