To help explain Paperight, I’ve created a few rough videos. Here’s the shortest: my sixty-second intro to Paperight. On the Paperight YouTube channel, there are currently two others: a four-minute run through the planned UI, and a longer explanation of some of the thinking behind Paperight, and how it fits into the future of content distribution in Africa.
When I was eleven, I played Oliver in a production of the Lionel Bart musical. The line I struggled with most was ‘Please, Sir, I want some more.’ It’s a ridiculous line. No one would say that. They’d say, ‘Excuse me, Sir, if there’s still some gruel in the pot, maybe just some burnt bits at the bottom, and you don’t have plans to make something lovely from it, for tomorrow, perhaps, given how thrifty you are, do you think we could share it out among the boys, if we’re very careful?’ That’s what I’d say.