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Will Mobile Technologies Solve Energy Poverty in India?

Will Mobile Technologies Solve Energy Poverty in India?

Published on: Apr 16 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Geetanjali is a 20-year-old Indian girl; she comes from a poor family; and her dream is to open her own designer shop when she graduates from college. Thanks tomobile...
9 Criteria to Evaluate an Existing Software Code Base

9 Criteria to Evaluate an Existing Software Code Base

Published on: Apr 07 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
One of the services Sonjara offers is a Technology Evaluation. Usually a client has inherited an existing website or application and they need an independent evaluation...
Technology Salon: How Are We Making Affordable Broadband Internet Access a Reality?

Technology Salon: How Are We Making Affordable Broadband Internet Access a Reality?

Published on: Apr 04 2014 by Aaron Mason - Leave a Comment
San Francisco Technology Salon: RSVP Now to Attend April 17 We all know that broadband connectivity is an accelerant for social and economic development. The last...
Introducing Inveneo’s Solar-Powered WiFi Hat Initiative: The WiHat

Introducing Inveneo’s Solar-Powered WiFi Hat Initiative: The WiHat

Published on: Apr 01 2014 by Andris Bjornson - 2 Comments
In an effort to increase the reach of existing networks and contribute to efforts to connect the next billion Internet users, Inveneo has come up with a simple principle...
The Best Practices in the Use of ICTs in Development Are…

The Best Practices in the Use of ICTs in Development Are…

Published on: Mar 28 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
How are advances in communications technologies driving transformational change in development? United Methodist Communications recently published a discussion paper...
How to Ensure Long-Term Sustainability for a Computer Lab

How to Ensure Long-Term Sustainability for a Computer Lab

Published on: Mar 24 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Thanks to funding from the Internet Society Community Grant Program as well as from the Information Society Innovation Fund (isif.asia) a computer learning...
The Moral Dilemmas of E-Waste

The Moral Dilemmas of E-Waste

Published on: Mar 21 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
E-waste is growing. Computers, phones and other electronic devices are increasingly being discarded, as StEP’s e-waste world map shows. Planned and perceived obsolescence...
What Is the Inveneo “Self-Contained Site Survey Tool”?

What Is the Inveneo “Self-Contained Site Survey Tool”?

Published on: Mar 19 2014 by Sam Perales - 2 Comments
Through the course of deploying wireless links in developing countries around the world, Inveneo engineers have discovered quite a few useful tips and tricks that...
Top 10 Challenges that ICT Entrepreneurs Face in Zambia

Top 10 Challenges that ICT Entrepreneurs Face in Zambia

Published on: Mar 14 2014 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Recently Wayan Vota brought up the issue, Where Are the B2B Plays in African ICT Start-Ups? If you’re an entrepreneur, I believe that this is the question...
Bringing Internet to the World’s Villages

Bringing Internet to the World’s Villages

Published on: Mar 12 2014 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
Very often I hear criticism of ICT projects in the developing world. While a lot of this criticism has justification, or a lack in sustainability, by far the largest...