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4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

Published on: Nov 24 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
According to new data released by GSMA Intelligence, 3.8 billion people or half of the world’s population will be using mobile devices to access the Internet...
Please RSVP Now for  Build for Sustainability: ICT4D Principle 4

Please RSVP Now for Build for Sustainability: ICT4D Principle 4

Published on: Nov 13 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
The Greentree Consensus represents a concerted effort by donors to capture the most important lessons learned by the development community in the implementation...
Please RSVP Now for Fail Fest DC 2014

Please RSVP Now for Fail Fest DC 2014

Published on: Nov 07 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Failure. No one likes to admit they failed. Yet, failure is normal. We all fail. More importantly, we must fail! Failure is the only true mark of leadership, innovation,...
7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

Published on: Oct 31 2014 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Yesterday, we had the 85th Technology Salon in Washington, DC, this one focused on How Can ICTs Improve Our Ebola Response? Be sure to sign up to get invited to...
Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Published on: Oct 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Do you have a mobile service, product, app, or add-on that is being used to address a development challenge in Asia? Do you want the opportunity to promote your...
Please RSVP Now: Is 3D Printing a Relevant Technology for Development?

Please RSVP Now: Is 3D Printing a Relevant Technology for Development?

Published on: Oct 24 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
IREX Tech Deep Dive – RSVP now Just as the Internet changed the communications world in the 1990’s, 3D printing is set to change the physical world. We...
Why Does Your Fundraising Team Have the Best Data Analysis?

Why Does Your Fundraising Team Have the Best Data Analysis?

Published on: Oct 06 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
During M&E Tech DC, we talked often about the need for program staff to have access to better program performance data and analyze it more often. That usually...
Please RSVP: Are Mesh Networks in Development Practical or Preposterous?

Please RSVP: Are Mesh Networks in Development Practical or Preposterous?

Published on: Sep 19 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
IREX Tech Deep Dive – RSVP Now We all love the Internet, but we often think of it as a virtual cloud, untouchable by the common person. However, with new...
The Future of Myanmar is Mobile

The Future of Myanmar is Mobile

Published on: Sep 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Today, Myanmar has the same mobile phone usage as North Korea, Eritrea, and Cuba – less than 10% – yet technology restrictions are ending, three mobile operators...
Respect Myanmar’s Ethnic Diversity: Use Unicode Fonts Online

Respect Myanmar’s Ethnic Diversity: Use Unicode Fonts Online

Published on: Sep 15 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Burmese is the dominant language of Myanmar, but its had a long and winding journey in the digital realm, and now there is a tension between two competing systems...