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Direct Proposals to organize a new Education in the Knowledge Society.
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India launches biometric data project to make every citizen count in official eyes

India launches biometric data project to make every citizen count in official eyes | A New Society, a new education! | Scoop.it
Cloud-based database will aid access to government services and bypass corruption in civil service for 1.3 billion citizens

Via Pierre Levy
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Pierre Levy's curator insight, May 14, 2013 8:22 AM

Tens of millions of people born without a birth certificate or formal registration "exist" in the eyes of the government – and can demand services and benefits. Putting the data on the cloud, he said, breaks the monopoly of civil servants over the distribution of such things as food and fuel subsidies.

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In India, Empowering Villagers by Showing Them the Beauty of Their Own Voice

In India, Empowering Villagers by Showing Them the Beauty of Their Own Voice | A New Society, a new education! | Scoop.it
Working in the village of Bishanpur in Bihar, the poorest state in India, I'm saddened by the lack of self-esteem in the village children. Through a TED Talk format, I hope to change that.
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