Sunday, May 21, 2017
No, Google’s Not a Bird: Bringing the Internet to Rural India
This was an interesting read and definitely evokes reflection on the difference of cultures between a small rural town in India and our lives here in the U.S. This article focuses on the life in Taradand, a town which has normally been very disconnected from the government, let alone the outside world. With the introduction of internet and mobile devices, Taradand is seeing huge technological advances. I think it also connects to the topic of globalization, as Western technology is being introduced to a small Eastern rural town, thus uniting different parts of the world that are "plugged in."