Powerful, cheap and Cambodian: Computer dreams being born in the kingdom

Phnom Penh – When Thul Rithy first moved to Phnom Penh as a young man he lived in a simple pagoda with monks and exercised his keen thirst for knowledge.

“I read a lot of books. I went to a university and in a year I read nearly every book in the library,” he said.

This was back in 2004, a time before smartphones and easy internet access in Cambodia. But Rithy was already starting to understand the depths and possibilities of learning on the Internet.

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