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Yoza Excites African Teenagers to Love Reading Using Mobile Phones

We've all heard the hype about eReaders bringing digital books to the masses. But often those "masses" are high-end consumers in the developed world who are reading for leisure and pleasure. So what about the developing world? And specifically teenagers, who have yet to find pleasure or leisure in reading? Books will not be the answer.

Learn How Peer-to-Peer University is Hacking Higher Education

Imagine imputing an object into a rigid four-year, $100,000+ process, hoping that when it finally leaves this system its a useful tool. That's the current university system, where higher education resembled the Waterfall software development process.

Now contrast it with short bursts of learning using educational materials openly available online, with constant feedback on progress by your peers, and immediate application of skills learned, like the Agile software development process. That's the change P2PU - Peer-to-Peer University seeks to accomplish with its disruptive innovation in the higher education system.

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