Bridging the Global Digital Divide with Recycled Computers

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Date Thursday July 31st 2003
Time 4:00-5:00pm
Venue 4:00pm, George E. Pake Auditorium

PARC Forum

For the last four years the World Computer Exchange has been building an organization to place used computers in schools in under-developed countries. The approach of the Exchange both aids in the education of youth in developing countries while extending the useful life of discarded PC’s that would otherwise be added to landfills. Richard Gingras, a Silicon Valley veteran and active WCE board member, will discuss the efforts and challenges faced by the Exchange in addressing this complex but beneficial mission.

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Richard Gingras

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