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Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?

Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?

Published on: Apr 14 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
This is cross-posted from Discover.ISIF.Asia a new website looking at ICT use in Asia and the Pacific. Subscribe by email to get more posts like this. Did you know...
Why Do RCT in ICT4D When You Can A/B Test?

Why Do RCT in ICT4D When You Can A/B Test?

Published on: Apr 11 2014 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Recently, D. Jerome Martin tweeted that he was happy that 50% of USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures grantees were conducting randomized control trials...
Dear USAID: What Were You Thinking With Cuban Twitter?

Dear USAID: What Were You Thinking With Cuban Twitter?

Published on: Apr 04 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Imagine the scene: a stale conference room off Barcelona’s lively La Rambla, an assortment of techies, government bureaucrats, and development contractors...
Which Are Better: Open Source or Proprietary Twitter Hashtags? #FOShashtags

Which Are Better: Open Source or Proprietary Twitter Hashtags? #FOShashtags

Published on: Apr 01 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Hashtags are the communication currency on Twitter, and since their introduction into the #ICT4D community by @Kiwanja, the father of modern ICT4D, they’ve...
RSVP Now for Fail Festival UK 2014 – A Celebration of Failure in Development

RSVP Now for Fail Festival UK 2014 – A Celebration of Failure in Development

Published on: Feb 24 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Fail Festival – a celebration of failure as a mark of leadership, innovation, and risk-taking in pushing the boundaries of what is possible in scaling ideas...
A $16 Billion Dollar Future in Feature Phone App Development

A $16 Billion Dollar Future in Feature Phone App Development

Published on: Feb 21 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
If you listen to Kennedy Kachwanya, African developers should be developing for smartphones, not feature phones. In fact, just last week, I was talking with Moses...
If You Could Have Unlimited Broadband, What Would You Use It For?

If You Could Have Unlimited Broadband, What Would You Use It For?

Published on: Feb 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Let’s take a moment to dream. Let’s imagine that you could have unlimited, high-speed broadband Internet access at a reasonable price or even for free,...
Please RSVP: Should We Create Standardized Training Content for Community Health Workers?

Please RSVP: Should We Create Standardized Training Content for Community Health Workers?

Published on: Feb 07 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
RSVP Now: Thursday, February 13 – Johannesburg, South Africa Millions of people in rural communities depend upon Community Health Workers for health care....
Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Published on: Feb 04 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Across the continent, Africans are receiving health care by frontline health workers in every situation imaginable, from modern hospitals to primary care facilities...
Which ICT4D Projects Use Progressive Design Principles?

Which ICT4D Projects Use Progressive Design Principles?

Published on: Feb 03 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
USAID is gathering information on ICT4D projects or activities that have embodied progressive project design principles to show how these principals can help technology...