Endless by Matt Dalio is a Cheaper Option for Developing Worlds

By: Meghan Young - May 13, 2015
References: endlessm & fastcoexist
After a trip to India, Matt Dalio made a clever connection that could change the way the emerging middle class live their lives -- at least digitally. He noted that while most families had televisions, they couldn't afford a computer. Thinking slightly outside the box, Matt Dalio decided that a television could double as a computer screen with the right peripherals. That's where Endless comes in.

Matt Dalio designed a $169 computer that is "loaded with around 150 apps—from health and farming to Wikipedia—that can work offline, so if someone has a spotty Wi-Fi connection, they can keep working," writes Fast Co Exist. Simple to use and update, it addresses the desire for readily available information without a sophisticated infrastructure already put in place. Yet it doesn't address lack of electricity, hence targeting the burgeoning middle class.