Bill Thies - The power of voice based social media

In this talk held at Godrej India Culture Lab on 18 November 2011, Microsoft researcher and co-founder of CGNet Swara, Bill Thies talks about voice based social media and its revolutionary impact on rural India. He uses the example of CGNet Swara, a voice service for the rural marginalized in Chattisgarh and shows how it has created a positive impact in bringing the concerns of the people into the forefront.