I have developed more interests in IT and wireless internet. It is about
technology at work and experimenting ideas of WiFi connection as taken my apple time connect my Isolated community.
goal is to have a network of WiFi "access points" in Rusinga Island that connect computers
to one or more Internet access centers. Normally an "access point" might cover a 100 meter radius but it is possible to adapt
them so that they cover 1 kilometer or more. This is a little bit complicated and more expensive than we can do now. But it
would mean that everybody in our island could have Internet access because the "access points" can share access with each
other. So it is a good goal to connect five identified access points.
The services will include; research on sustainable business practices
appropriate to the region, Promotion of sustainable agriculture such as the Integrated Farming practices, Soybean marketing and
others, Network Augmentation and empowerment, Augmentation of existing analysis and information collection tools
etc. We have determined that there is a critical mass of people who
have an understanding of ICT and see its potential to transform their lives. The next step would be to carefully consider
what ICT and more specifically what wireless can offer to this region. Because we want to be sure that our intent and process
is clear for investing in whatever we invest in so that it has the desired outcome and is not simply overblown hype. After
the rationale for promoting a wireless is clearly put forward, we can explore the resources within our network such as the
World Summits and other conferences.
Our first goal could be to try to simply set up a local WiFi
access point so that two computers could talk to each other. They would not be connected to the Internet but they would be
connected to each other. For example, it could be your computer and a laptop. We could practice to see how far away you
can move your laptop and still get a signals. I think it would be most ideal to consider the conditions in the region of intervention
as you want to design its experience as you say below so that it has practical use and so this might mean locating facilities
that might fit the criteria.