When information is “transferred”, when it is “passed from one to another”, no one “loses” anything.
This being the conclusion after an experiment undertaken in the slums of New Delhi in which street kids taught themselves how to use a computer to access and use the internet.
The proposition is that we have everything to gain by sharing what we know. The key needed to open doors to opportunities offered on the net.
Facilitating the transfer of skills and know how.
Nothing new in this. Shared experiences and the development of virtual online communities where the value generated can be filtered down directly to whoever makes the effort to participate and contribute.
This is what we mean by a Poorman’s Franchise