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Matthew Herren on why one-way satellite radio is the answer in Africa

  • September 28, 2006

TR35 winner Matthew Herren has a plan for improving education in Africa: beam in textbooks using one-way satellite radio. Technology Review asked him about the status of the project at the Emerging Technology Conference today. Herren explained how he hopes to make the most out of the continent’s limited infrastructure resources.

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