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Towards Knowledge Based Society Onno W. Purbo email@example.com
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 e-mail / day.
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.. 10+ Million Indonesian Internet Users 10000+ WiFi outdoor installations 2000+ CyberCafes 4000+ schools on the Internet 1000+ Community Radio 20+ ICT Magazines Hundreds ICT Books Title Hundreds Local ICT Authors
Future objectives.. To see 110 million Indonesians on the Internet by 2015. Self-finance Gov’t have not much $$ to provide infrastructure. Sustainable Invest, maintain & operate by communities Minimizing (removing) Foreign Loan
Who? Mostly community based.. Not much gov’t funding & support No World Bank, no IMF loan Mostly self-finance & community based
Quick Answers Where? It is everywhere, all over Indonesia.. Total 10+ million Internet users (end 2004) Funding & Cost? Self-finance US$0.5/student/month (RoI 1-2 years) US$15-45/house/month
How? Some simple short answer would be: Education Awareness Encourage Local Authors
How? – the logic.. Community education They understand ICT importance Affordable when shared & Easy to use GUI. They convinced They invest They install They operate They collectively pay all costs They get their $$ 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