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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...
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...
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)...
Keepod: Wasting $40,000 to Reinvent Linux on a Stick

Keepod: Wasting $40,000 to Reinvent Linux on a Stick

Published on: May 14 2014 by Mike Dawson - 57 Comments
There’s been a lot of news outlets covering Keepod, which claims to “overcome most of the traditional constraints that are preventing personal computing...
How ICTs Enhance Environmental Sustainability Projects

How ICTs Enhance Environmental Sustainability Projects

Published on: Mar 03 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
Andris Bjornson – Inveneo In December, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) hosted its CEO Forum on Innovation Partnership, focusing on the use of ICTs to...
You Can Change the World of Hardware and Enter to Win a Google Nexus 7 Tablet

You Can Change the World of Hardware and Enter to Win a Google Nexus 7 Tablet

Published on: Feb 19 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off
ICT projects are often riddled with challenges such as power, heat, humidity, and unstable electrical systems, all of which are common to development practitioners. Why...
Use the Child Friendly Technology Framework for ICT4Kids Project Design

Use the Child Friendly Technology Framework for ICT4Kids Project Design

Published on: Nov 15 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Check out UNICEF’s new Child Friendly Technology Framework – 52 worksheets for brainstorming and project planning. The Child Friendly Technology Framework...