Brazil Bets on Linux Cybercafes

Denize Bacoccina, BBC News, Dec 05, 2003
Commentary by Stephen Downes

It's not your online courses costing hundreds of dollars that offer hope for Brazil's unemployed, it's access to cybercafes using open source software. "More than saving money, which is important enough, the free system will allow us to create a network of knowledge in the field," said Americo Bernardes, director of the National Program for Informatics in Education (Pro-Info). That's about right.
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