Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter


Forgot your password?
Take advantage of Black Friday with 15% off sitewide with coupon code "BLACKFRIDAY" on Slashdot Deals (some exclusions apply)". ×

Submission + - Cast-off gadgets peek into new owners' lives (

Eric Smalley writes: "For the project, dubbed Backtalk, researchers sent refurbished Netbooks to developing countries via nonprofit organizations. They set up the computers to record location and pictures, and send the data home to MIT--with their new owners' consent... The MIT team used the data to build visual narratives about the computers' new lives."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Cast-off gadgets peek into new owners' lives

Comments Filter:

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome. -- Dr. Johnson