Access to information that’s out of this world
The idea of delivering information via the internet to every person on the planet is has become a major priority for some of the biggest tech firms.
One idea is the Outernet. Neil and Catherine discuss this new system that aims to provide a library of knowledge for poor and remote communities – beamed down to Earth via satellite. They also explain some related vocabulary.
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This week’s question
What proportion of the world’s population still has no internet access? Is it…
a) a quarter?
c) two thirds?