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Please RSVP Now for ICT4D Principle 8: Address Privacy & Security in Development Programs

Please RSVP Now for ICT4D Principle 8: Address Privacy & Security in Development Programs

Published on: Apr 09 2015 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
In recent years, ICTs such as mobile phone apps, web-based mapping technologies and data-mining techniques have been incorporated into development programmes, ranging...
4 Reasons Why Global Satellite Internet Is A Fantasy

4 Reasons Why Global Satellite Internet Is A Fantasy

Published on: Apr 03 2015 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
World famous entrepreneurs Elon Musk, founder of PayPal, SpaceX, and Tesla, and Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, have both recently announced separate...
3 Lessons Learned in Mapping for International Development

3 Lessons Learned in Mapping for International Development

Published on: Mar 30 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
In June 2014, TechChange wrapped up the second round of our Mapping for International Development online course. Nearly 60 participants joined us from Rwanda, Ethiopia,...
How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information

How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information

Published on: Mar 27 2015 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Would you want to improve family planning knowledge and effect behavior change with 300,000+ people in Tanzania, using a proven technology approach that was developed...
A Vision for Humanitarian Uses of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs

A Vision for Humanitarian Uses of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs

Published on: Mar 25 2015 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Linda Raftree and I are proud to present the culmination of a global dialogue series organized by the American Red Cross and IFRC: A Vision for the Humanitarian...
What Lies Ahead for Technology? You Decide

What Lies Ahead for Technology? You Decide

Published on: Mar 23 2015 by Kristin Peterson - 1 Comment
Digital technology and the Internet have changed the lives of billions of people in the past 20 years. However, considering the continued rapid pace of technological...
How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

Published on: Mar 18 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Big data has been called the new oil, and it is easy to see why. In its raw form, it provides limited value, but with the right refinement it has the potential...
Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000

Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000

Published on: Mar 11 2015 by Atul Adhikari - Leave a Comment
Looking for a way to change the ICT world? Join Inveneo’s newest competition: to design an ultra-efficient small-scale data center! Inveneo, in partnership with...
Top Takeaways from UNESCO and UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week

Top Takeaways from UNESCO and UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week

Published on: Mar 09 2015 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
UNESCO and UN Women’s recent Mobile Learning Week conference in Paris was an ICT-focused event that brought together over 1,000 participants from more than 70...
Can a Map be an Ultimate Organisational Signpost?

Can a Map be an Ultimate Organisational Signpost?

Published on: Feb 13 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Maps are easy to understand and sometimes fun to explore. A lot of work is going on around digital mapping at the project level and we wanted to explore its potential...