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Breaking the Digital Divide for Women Worldwide

Breaking the Digital Divide for Women Worldwide

Published on: Jul 28 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Earlier this month, World Pulse brought your voices from the WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS +10 High Level...
What Are the Best ICTs to Use in Disaster Management?

What Are the Best ICTs to Use in Disaster Management?

Published on: Jul 23 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
Thank you to everyone who listened in and participated in last week’s Twitter Chat! ICTworks is especially grateful to our main speakers, Glen Burnett, Lauren...
ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

Published on: Jul 18 2014 by Danielle Schulkin - Leave a Comment
Destruction, disaster, and drones. ICTs have been helping communities recover from natural disasters for many years, but how effective are they?  What can we...
Twitter Chat on July 18th: ICTs in Disaster Management

Twitter Chat on July 18th: ICTs in Disaster Management

Published on: Jul 11 2014 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
Natural disasters hit communities around the world leaving paths of destruction that often take years to rebuild. ICTs are used to manage relief efforts, but how...
The E-Waste Dilemma: Where Do Broken Computers Go?

The E-Waste Dilemma: Where Do Broken Computers Go?

Published on: Jul 09 2014 by Neelley Hicks - Leave a Comment
That question gets pretty complicated based on where you live, and whether you’re talking about individually-owned computers or those held by large corporations....
How Hybrid and Private Clouds Solve Problems for Schools with Limited Connectivity

How Hybrid and Private Clouds Solve Problems for Schools with Limited Connectivity

Published on: Jul 07 2014 by Matt Crum - 5 Comments
The use of digital content is an exciting concept for schools in developing communities. Schools all over the world, especially those in developing countries, are...
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...
Top 10 Lessons From ICT4E Projects in Kenya

Top 10 Lessons From ICT4E Projects in Kenya

Published on: Jun 18 2014 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
My name is Jakub Šimek and I work as the Program Manager for the Pontis Foundation, which is located in Slovakia. Last year we started to scale up our third ICT4E...
What Are ICT Students Learning in the Classroom?

What Are ICT Students Learning in the Classroom?

Published on: Jun 16 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
My name is Anndriene Bell, and I am a proud participant in the Illinois Institute of Technology’s most recent Information and Communication Technology (ICT)...
7 African Mobile Phone Service Tariffs and Bundles

7 African Mobile Phone Service Tariffs and Bundles

Published on: May 28 2014 by Tim Katlic - Leave a Comment
Across Africa, telecom operators have started bundling voice, SMS, and data services to maintain revenues in light of the increasing popularity of VoIP and mobile...