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Please RSVP Now: What is the Future of ICT in Myanmar?

Please RSVP Now: What is the Future of ICT in Myanmar?

Published on: Jul 20 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Myanmar is rushing headlong into the future. Technology restrictions are ending, mobile operators are rolling out services, and 60 million Burmese are about to...
Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Published on: Jul 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
July 25 Tech Salon London – RSVP Now In August, the Department for International Development (DFID) will publish a new evidence paper exploring the relationship...
How to Stop Facebook Hate Speech in Myanmar?

How to Stop Facebook Hate Speech in Myanmar?

Published on: Jun 30 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Myanmar will be going online fast in the next 2 years. Right now it has the same mobile phone usage as North Korea, Eritrea, and Cuba – less than 10% –...
Submit Your Presentation Idea for the Global mHealth Forum by this Friday

Submit Your Presentation Idea for the Global mHealth Forum by this Friday

Published on: Jun 23 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Are you a mHealth practitioner? Do you want to showcase your innovations in mobiles and global health? Then submit your presentation ideas for the Global mHealth...
4 Reasons Why MTN’s $235,000 Internet Bus is Reinventing a Flat ICT4D Tire

4 Reasons Why MTN’s $235,000 Internet Bus is Reinventing a Flat ICT4D Tire

Published on: Jun 20 2014 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
TechMoran reports that MTN Uganda has spent $235,000(!) on an “Internet bus,” a mobile telecentre where a computer lab is installed in a bus to be driven...
News Flash: Facebook and Games Are Actually Useful!

News Flash: Facebook and Games Are Actually Useful!

Published on: Jun 09 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
How many times have you heard schoolteachers or community officials bemoan how much time youth are “wasting” on social media like Facebook, or playing...
Please RSVP Now: How Can mEmployment Improve Youth Opportunities in Africa?

Please RSVP Now: How Can mEmployment Improve Youth Opportunities in Africa?

Published on: Jun 05 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Please RSVP Now Africa has the youngest population in the world with +200 million people ages 15-24 years, which is set to double by 2045. However, youth unemployment...
Everything Wrong in ICT4D Academia in One Research Paper

Everything Wrong in ICT4D Academia in One Research Paper

Published on: Jun 04 2014 by Wayan Vota - 13 Comments
Did you know you could set up a Google Scholar Alert for academic papers that mention your favorite topic? I have one set up for “ICT4D” just to see...
Please RSVP Now: How Can ICT Improve Monitoring and Evaluation?

Please RSVP Now: How Can ICT Improve Monitoring and Evaluation?

Published on: May 30 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
June 5th Ottawa Tech Salon – Please RSVP Now The world has more data now than ever before, and more ways to collect it too. In fact, we are floating in an...
Apply Today for ISIF Asia Awards

Apply Today for ISIF Asia Awards

Published on: May 21 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
The ISIF Asia Awards seek to acknowledge the important contributions ICT innovators have made with creative solutions to the social and economic development of...