My Life With Computers on a Remote Island

My Life With Computers on a Remote Island

Bethalia Gaidan (Dauan Island Community Council, Australia)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 3
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-298-5.ch007
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I have spent most of my life in the Torres Strait in Far North Queensland, Australia. There are 17 inhabited islands spread across the strait with populations from less than 30 to several thousand. It is a remote and isolated area. There were no computers at the school I went to. The first time I used computers was when I enrolled in a teaching course in the city and I learnt to word process my assignments. That was the only application I used.

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