This map represents how the Internet assets are distributed across the world; there is a lack of internet accessibility in big parts of South America, Australia and especially Africa. Without the web it’s hard to get online information, and social networking is even harder to do. Or is it? Juan Esteban Rios Delgado created a way for socializing with your network without the use of the Internet.
The humanitarian designer just graduated at the design academy in the Netherlands, and made a communication tool based on a FM transmitter. The goal is to create communities like Myspace and Facebook available to everyone. The transmitters are cheap, portable and mechanically powered. (read more)