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Towards Knowledge Based Society Onno W. Purbo
Who am I? A jobless common Indonesian. Notorious in criticizing the government. BUT, provide workable solutions to Indonesians. My asset: Knowledge. normally distributed for free, I don’t believe in copyright. Lots of friends. Active on 100+ mailing lists, receive 600 / day.
Bank’s Loan for ICT
Let’s See What “God” Has To Say
What the Indonesian Parliament has to say?
Fulfill People’s Right
Economic Agenda: Perbaikan & Penciptaan Kerja
Economic Agenda: Penghapusan Kemiskinan
Economic Agenda: Penghapusan Ketimpangan
What the World has to say?
Let’s See the Practical Indonesian Solution & Experiences..
What you’ll see.. Based on 10+ years of grass root experiences. Not much support from the government. No World Bank loan No IMF loan Mostly Self-finance!
Indonesia 1993 Internet UsersFew CybercafeNone Schools on InternetNone ICT booksFew ICT MagazineFew
10+ Years Later, Today Million Indonesian Internet Users WiFi outdoor installations CyberCafes schools on the Internet Community Radio 20+ ICT Magazines Hundreds ICT Books Title Hundreds Local ICT Authors
Future objectives.. To see 110 million Indonesians on the Internet by Self-finance Gov’t have not much $$ to provide infrastructure. Sustainable Invest, maintain & operate by communities Minimizing (removing) Foreign Loan
Who? Mostly community based.. Not much gov’t funding & support No World Bank, no IMF loan Mostly self-finance & community based
More Questions … How? Where? Funding & Cost?
Quick Answers Where? It is everywhere, all over Indonesia.. Total 10+ million Internet users (end 2004) Funding & Cost? Self-finance US$0.5/student/month (RoI 1-2 years) US$15-45/house/month
How? Some simple short answer would be: Education Awareness Encourage Local Authors
How? – the logic.. Community education They understand ICT importance Affordable when shared & Easy to use GUI. They convinced They invest They install They operate They collectively pay all costs They get their $$ back in 1-2 years They influence other communities. Empowerment
Stories Behind The Screen.. “Jihad” for Community Based ICT Infrastructure vs. The Incumbent Jurassic Infrastructure
Empowerment.. It can be self-financed!!
Web Requests for help, talk & workshop from Nicaragua, Venezuela, Benin, Malaysia, Egypt, Pakistan, Mozambique etc …
Mailing Lists lists subscribers 50+ / second
Impact.. Empower the poor Community based Infrastructure
Comp. Lab. For Street Kids Source: Donny BU
Children Happy …
The Strategic Framework Knowledge Cycle Encourage Knowledge Producers
Basic Principles Producervs. Consumer Supplycreated by Demand
2-Way Interaction (~1-3 years)
The conservative consequences in 2-4 years 20+ million Internet users BTW, don’t forget 38+ million students in schools
Indonesia will be dangerous! CountryPopulation 2003 Australia20+ million Malaysia23+ million Philippine84+ million Thailand63+ million Vietnam81+ million Burma42+ million Canada31+ million