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The Technology Gap

Developed world economies are increasingly knowledge based which has been
prompted by information's/communications technology, networking using
internet technology and hitech products and services ­ this has created the
"hyperconnected triad" (North America, Eurasia and Australasia).

However much of the developing world is still industrial or "switched…

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You don't have to be literate to use a phone.

Other examples include laptops and wifi (without a costly hardwired network stage),
solar panels and micro HEP (without a complex electricity transmission grid), and the
$3 "life straw" (leapfrogging mains water technology).

GM crops have brought many positive socioeconomic…


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