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How IoT Early Warning Systems Can Help Save People From Mudslides

How IoT Early Warning Systems Can Help Save People From Mudslides

Published on: Feb 13 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How IoT Early Warning Systems Can Help Save People From Mudslides
Floods and mudslides regularly devastate El Salvador. Villagers can identify impending floods and mudslides, but they are unable to warn others in time. Rugged...
Wow! Myanmar is Going Straight to Smartphones

Wow! Myanmar is Going Straight to Smartphones

Published on: Sep 30 2015 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
A year ago, I predicted that Myanmar would be a smartphone only country. I saw the confluence of cheap smartphones, savvy people, and innovative mobile network...
Gender-Violence 2.0: The Digital Safety Gap for Women

Gender-Violence 2.0: The Digital Safety Gap for Women

Published on: Jan 12 2015 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Technology not only has the power to connect people, but also the power to reinforce and disseminate social and cultural structures and help normalize gender roles....
Aren’t Medicine and Water More Important Than Telecommunications?

Aren’t Medicine and Water More Important Than Telecommunications?

Published on: Dec 22 2014 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
ICT4D is a small, but growing community working on the massive challenge of bringing Internet connectivity to the world. As such, effectively conveying the meaning...
Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Published on: Dec 05 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments
Yesterday’s #ICTchat Twitter Chat was a huge success! Our #ICTchat hashtag brought in over 2.5 million impressions on Twitter with 839 tweets and 135 contributors....
Should International Businesses Be Cautious of the Cloud’s Security?

Should International Businesses Be Cautious of the Cloud’s Security?

Published on: Oct 17 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Should International Businesses Be Cautious of the Cloud’s Security?
In today’s technological age it’s rare to meet someone that doesn’t have an opinion on the cloud and its various applications in both the consumer...
Please RSVP: Are Mesh Networks in Development Practical or Preposterous?

Please RSVP: Are Mesh Networks in Development Practical or Preposterous?

Published on: Sep 19 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP: Are Mesh Networks in Development Practical or Preposterous?
IREX Tech Deep Dive – RSVP Now We all love the Internet, but we often think of it as a virtual cloud, untouchable by the common person. However, with new...
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)...
An African LTE Mobile Network Future

An African LTE Mobile Network Future

Published on: May 09 2014 by Steve Song - Comments Off on An African LTE Mobile Network Future
This entry is part 4 of 6 in my series Africa and Spectrum 2.0 If you follow communication infrastructure in Africa, you would be forgiven if you have begun to...
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...