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The Last Person


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There is a concept in telecommunications called "the last mile," that part of any phone system that is the most difficult to connect—the part that goes from the main lines into people's homes. Prem Kalra, the director of the new Indian Institute of Technology in Rajasthan, one of the elite M.I.T.s of India, has dedicated his school to overcoming a different challenge: connecting "the last person."

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