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Submission + - Missionary develops tech for indigenous people (businesscatalyst.com) 2

MickLinux writes: "One of the stories that caught my interest long ago is that of the book "Through Gates of Splendor", about 5 missionaries who were killed in the Amazon. But the story has only grown. The son of one of them (Steve Saint) grew up among his father's killers, got a college degree, worked in construction and oil, but now trains Indians who can't read to do fly planes, perform dentistry, and prescribe glasses. He also has designed the technology to make it practical in the Amazon Forest. For techies, it should yield interesting food for thought: how do you make tech accessible to everyone, and which tech should you transfer, when?"

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