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Experiences, challenges and lessons from rolling out a rural WiFi mesh network
The DEV community knows that technology interventions involve consideration of social and environmental factors as much as technical ones. This is particularly true for the introduction of communications infrastructure in ...
Community-based solar power revenue alternative to improve sustainability of a rural wireless mesh network
Given the needs for a clean and easy way to maintain and secure powering wireless networks in rural areas and to gen- erate revenue to guarantee the sustainability of its intended goals, an innovative approach to leverage ...
Walking and the social life of solar charging in rural Africa
(Association for Computing Machinery, 2013)
We consider practices that sustain social and physical environments beyond those dominating sustainable HCI discourse. We describe links between walking, sociality, and using resources in a case study of community-based, ...