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Will Google and Facebook Drive the Drone Agenda in International Development?

Will Google and Facebook Drive the Drone Agenda in International Development?

Published on: Dec 09 2014 by Denise Phelps - Leave a Comment
Working in ICT4D, you are reminded again and again that there is no “magic bullet” of development. Yet as each new technology emerges there is a flood of programs...
Can ICTs Improve Democracy and Governance in Myanmar?

Can ICTs Improve Democracy and Governance in Myanmar?

Published on: Sep 24 2014 by Maria Andersen - Leave a Comment
Internet access, in particular via mobile technology, gives citizens a medium through which to exercise their political voice. It can be used to challenge preexisting...
The Future of Myanmar is Mobile

The Future of Myanmar is Mobile

Published on: Sep 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Today, Myanmar has the same mobile phone usage as North Korea, Eritrea, and Cuba – less than 10% – yet technology restrictions are ending, three mobile operators...
Wow! Viber Beats Facebook in Myanmar

Wow! Viber Beats Facebook in Myanmar

Published on: Sep 12 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Often, we have the perception that a developing country’s use of technology is limited to voice and SMS text messages on basic or feature phones. When you...
How to Stop Facebook Hate Speech in Myanmar?

How to Stop Facebook Hate Speech in Myanmar?

Published on: Jun 30 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Myanmar will be going online fast in the next 2 years. Right now it has the same mobile phone usage as North Korea, Eritrea, and Cuba – less than 10% –...
News Flash: Facebook and Games Are Actually Useful!

News Flash: Facebook and Games Are Actually Useful!

Published on: Jun 09 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
How many times have you heard schoolteachers or community officials bemoan how much time youth are “wasting” on social media like Facebook, or playing...
Are We Using Facebook Enough?

Are We Using Facebook Enough?

Published on: Apr 30 2014 by Jim Teicher - 1 Comment
In the developing world, a teacher’s connection to information and his or her personal learning network are key factors in the quality of education students receive,...
How Indonesians Are Using ICT and Social Media for Disaster Management

How Indonesians Are Using ICT and Social Media for Disaster Management

Published on: Apr 09 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
This is cross-posted from Discover.ISIF.Asia a new website looking at ICT use in Asia and the Pacific. Subscribe by email to get more posts like this. Indonesia’s...
A $16 Billion Dollar Future in Feature Phone App Development

A $16 Billion Dollar Future in Feature Phone App Development

Published on: Feb 21 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
If you listen to Kennedy Kachwanya, African developers should be developing for smartphones, not feature phones. In fact, just last week, I was talking with Moses...
RSVP Now for Social Network Analysis: Influence and Impact Beyond Likes and Retweets

RSVP Now for Social Network Analysis: Influence and Impact Beyond Likes and Retweets

Published on: Nov 04 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
We live in a network society and we often hear, “Its not what you know, its who you know.” But how many times have you had to re-learn that this maxim is true...