Can Iraq’s Geeks Save the Country?

Can Iraq’s Geeks Save the Country?

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iraqi science-teacherPoliticians, generals and clerics have all played their part in shaping the new Iraq, with varying results.

Now the geeks are giving it a shot.

In recent months, Baghdad residents from science, engineering and tech backgrounds have been meeting regularly to participate in Iraq’s first “hackerspace.”

The idea meetings are intended to promote collaborative innovation, entrepreneurship — and potentially solutions to some of the problems facing the country.

(READ the story from CNN)

(Photo of science teacher in Iraq)