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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 - Leave a Comment
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...
Technology Salon: How Are We Making Affordable Broadband Internet Access a Reality?

Technology Salon: How Are We Making Affordable Broadband Internet Access a Reality?

Published on: Apr 04 2014 by Aaron Mason - Leave a Comment
San Francisco Technology Salon: RSVP Now to Attend April 17 We all know that broadband connectivity is an accelerant for social and economic development. The last...
Dear USAID: What Were You Thinking With Cuban Twitter?

Dear USAID: What Were You Thinking With Cuban Twitter?

Published on: Apr 04 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Imagine the scene: a stale conference room off Barcelona’s lively La Rambla, an assortment of techies, government bureaucrats, and development contractors...
Which Are Better: Open Source or Proprietary Twitter Hashtags? #FOShashtags

Which Are Better: Open Source or Proprietary Twitter Hashtags? #FOShashtags

Published on: Apr 01 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Hashtags are the communication currency on Twitter, and since their introduction into the #ICT4D community by @Kiwanja, the father of modern ICT4D, they’ve...
7 Reasons Why Libraries Are the New Telecentres

7 Reasons Why Libraries Are the New Telecentres

Published on: Feb 12 2014 by Michael Gurstein - Leave a Comment
As those, who have been in and around community-based ICT/Internet access (community informatics) initiatives well know, the primary dilemma for these activities...
Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Published on: Feb 04 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Across the continent, Africans are receiving health care by frontline health workers in every situation imaginable, from modern hospitals to primary care facilities...
Which ICT4D Projects Use Progressive Design Principles?

Which ICT4D Projects Use Progressive Design Principles?

Published on: Feb 03 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
USAID is gathering information on ICT4D projects or activities that have embodied progressive project design principles to show how these principals can help technology...
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....
Fulfill a News Year’s Resolution: Increase Your Professional Profile

Fulfill a News Year’s Resolution: Increase Your Professional Profile

Published on: Jan 06 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Welcome to 2014! Now that we are all back to work, its time for you to check off one of your New Year’s resolutions – increasing your professional profile...
How Can We Transform Transportation with ICT?

How Can We Transform Transportation with ICT?

Published on: Dec 12 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
  San Francisco Tech Salon: RSVP Now In the US we take detailed Google Maps for granted. Walk, bicycle, bus, or car, we are presented with options at the touch...