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Old 05-19-2014, 07:41 AM   #1
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LXer: Hackerlands: the rural version of urban hackerspaces

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By Bernardo GutierrezThey open up areas struck by digital exclusion. They develop autonomous Internet networks in mountainous areas, install organic solar panels, and let local Internet radio emerge. They can even transform abandoned water troughs into eco-jacuzzis. "Hackerspaces," user-friendly spaces where technological tools are crafted, are spreading throughout the rural environment.



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