Wiki-style textbooks to aid poorer nations

Students in developing countries are to get free textbooks written using “wiki” technology that lets anyone add to or edit an online document. “The usual business model for textbooks just doesn’t work for these countries,” says Rick Watson, an expert on the development of opensource software at the University of Georgia, US. “Why not get groups of academics and their students to write them?”

Read this article from New Scientist

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