Systems Engineering by Ricardo Valerdi

November 2021

The ‘Hole in the Wall’ experiment

Sugata Mitra, an Indian computer scientist, is known to have developed the Yellow Pages in his country. But he is even better known for his “Hole in the Wall” experiment. It is a fascinating tale of self-organized learning and has interesting implications for anyone developing products and services for human users.


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