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Please RSVP Now for Fail Forward 2014

Please RSVP Now for Fail Forward 2014

Published on: Jun 13 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
All we’re taught about failure is to avoid it at all costs. Let’s explore leveraging it for adaptation, innovation, and resilience instead. Fail Forward...
Learning from Failure in International Development

Learning from Failure in International Development

Published on: May 16 2014 by Neelley Hicks - 4 Comments
Neelley Hicks presenting at the Fail Faire DC conference. A few years ago I traveled to Angola to provide technology training and tools to a local community. Things...
RSVP Now for Fail Festival UK 2014 – A Celebration of Failure in Development

RSVP Now for Fail Festival UK 2014 – A Celebration of Failure in Development

Published on: Feb 24 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Fail Festival – a celebration of failure as a mark of leadership, innovation, and risk-taking in pushing the boundaries of what is possible in scaling ideas...
A NICE International ICT4D Failure

A NICE International ICT4D Failure

Published on: Jan 29 2014 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
NICE International was offering telecenters with sustainable solar energy – so called NICECentres – to unleash the potential of people in developing countries....
Fail Fest DC 2013: Cathartic and Comedic

Fail Fest DC 2013: Cathartic and Comedic

Published on: Dec 09 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
On Thursday night, Washington DC celebrated failure in international development as a mark of leadership, innovation, and risk-taking in pushing the boundaries...
RSVP Now for Fail Festival 2013: A Celebration of Failure in Development

RSVP Now for Fail Festival 2013: A Celebration of Failure in Development

Published on: Nov 12 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Failure is the f-word of international development. Unspoken in polite company, but a reality in our work. We’re often in market failure environments,...
Open Standards Can Change Everything

Open Standards Can Change Everything

Published on: Mar 15 2013 by Aaron Mason - Comments Off
February’s San Francisco Technology Salon centered around current technology challenges in the developing world. What are our current needs? What’s holding...
Learning From My 11 Failed Technology Projects

Learning From My 11 Failed Technology Projects

Published on: Mar 13 2013 by Jonathan Gosier - 1 Comment
It’s always great to look at one’s current or past successes, but what about the failures? Every entrepreneur (hell, every person person) has failed at something…...
Failure is the F-Word in International Development

Failure is the F-Word in International Development

Published on: Nov 19 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
On Friday night, I organized the third annual Fail Faire DC to celebrate failure as a mark of innovation and risk-taking. Check out the photos and Twitter stream...
You Are Invited to Fail Faire DC 2012

You Are Invited to Fail Faire DC 2012

Published on: Oct 25 2012 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; Fail Faire DC 2012 is a celebration of failure as a mark of innovation and risk-taking. Like our event in...