Heuristic: (adj.) a replicable method for directing one's attention in learning, discovery, or problem-solving. Originally derived from the Greek "heurisko" (εὑρίσκω), meaning "I find".
Friday, 8 July 2005
Mobile phones and development (Economist.com) are once again highlighted as the IT saviour of the developing world. I think the potential is staggering, but so are the opportunities for corrupt govts to leech their own African potential dry. After all, in the past 50 years they've proven an uncanny ability to piss in their own well.