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Get Certified in 3D Printing for Social Good with TechChange

Get Certified in 3D Printing for Social Good with TechChange

Published on: Feb 09 2015 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
3D printing is primed to change our physical world. Twenty years after the Internet and cell phones fundamentally changed how humans communicate with each other...
Please RSVP for Digital Development Principle 6: Open ICT4D

Please RSVP for Digital Development Principle 6: Open ICT4D

Published on: Feb 02 2015 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Futures Group and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs are pleased to invite you to RSVP now for Principle 6 for Digital Development: Using...
Hey Google: Forget Smart Cars,  Think Smart Matatus for Kenya

Hey Google: Forget Smart Cars, Think Smart Matatus for Kenya

Published on: Jan 07 2015 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
Recently at a Red Cross resilience event in Nairobi, we explored several new and emerging technologies for development, including smart cars.  While that didn’t...
Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum

Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum

Published on: Dec 18 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
USAID and FHI 360 are proud to invite you to RSVP for the first Digital Development Forum on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Accra, Ghana. This one-day event will set...
Please RSVP Now: How to Be Data Driven – ICT4D Principle 5

Please RSVP Now: How to Be Data Driven – ICT4D Principle 5

Published on: Dec 10 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
On Tuesday, December 16th from 8:30am-12:30pm, Abt Associates will be hosting an interactive session on the fifth Principle for Digital Development, Be Data Driven....
Which Are More Useless: Hackathons or App Contests?

Which Are More Useless: Hackathons or App Contests?

Published on: Dec 08 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Not a week goes by without an invitation to participate in a hackathon, or the announcement of yet another app contest. Yet, what is the actual impact of either?...
Please RSVP Now: Mobiles for Development Forum Asia 2015

Please RSVP Now: Mobiles for Development Forum Asia 2015

Published on: Dec 01 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
More than 4 in 10 people in Asia own a mobile phone. If you are not already using mobiles in your programming as a development practitioner, you are missing substantial...
Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants

Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants

Published on: Nov 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Currently 10% of the world’s population does not have access to ‘improved’ water resources, nearly 20% are without access to energy, and almost 35% lack access...
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 - Comments Off
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 - Comments Off
The Greentree Consensus represents a concerted effort by donors to capture the most important lessons learned by the development community in the implementation...