Sugata Mitra, a Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University, talks about how his Hole in the Wall Experiment helped poor children in the slums of Hyderabad, India teach themselves English. His point about the internet being full of answers, but not full of questions, speaks to a larger shift in our society. Is data taking the place of curiosity? These children seem to go against that notion.
(Not sure why I didn't post this before, but here you go.)