What’s Better: Cell Phones or Indoor Toilets? – The Daily Beast

I’m not sure how revealing it is that people in rural China and Africa have chosen something that is relatively inexpensive and available, over something that is fairly expensive, and isn’t. Saying “Well, they didn’t install this totally inadequate substitute” doesn’t really persuade me.

Megan McArdle FTW.
What’s Better: Cell Phones or Indoor Toilets? – The Daily Beast