Monday, October 29, 2007

Mobile Phone Software, Fishermen, and Tapan Parikh

This is not a new news item, but I didn't want it to go without notice. Technology Magazine named doctoral student Tapan Parikh a 2007 Humanitarism awardee for software that helped fishermen in India locate markets that needed their net harvest on a given day, rather than the fishermen randomly boating from market to market, hoping to find market need.

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