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Sugata Mitra

Educational Technologist: Sugata Mitra

Sugata Mitra is a Professor at Newcastle University who is best known for his “Hole in the Wall” experiments. He literally dug a hole in the wall of a New Delhi slum, embedded a web-connected PC into it, sat back and watched in amazement at what happened next. With little formal direction, a virtual classroom emerged organically where the children in the slums began to learn, teach themselves and each other.

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[Aral]( is an experience designer working to bring design thinking to open source. His most audacious project yet - [Indie Phone](, falls under a new category of technology that Aral calls experience‐driven open technology.

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