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Is ICT4D Slowly Dying or Slowly Changing?

Is ICT4D Slowly Dying or Slowly Changing?

Published on: Apr 24 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Last year, James BonTempo, Director of ICT and Innovation at Johns Hopkins CCP wrote that ICT4D is slowly dying. ICT4D enthusiasts had a lot to say in response,...
Please RSVP Now: Can Mobile Games Improve Development Outcomes in Southeast Asia?

Please RSVP Now: Can Mobile Games Improve Development Outcomes in Southeast Asia?

Published on: Apr 13 2015 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Look around most Southeast Asian cities, and you’ll soon notice one thing they all have in common: lots of people playing games on their mobile phones. But...
What is the Future of ICT4D in Cuba?

What is the Future of ICT4D in Cuba?

Published on: Mar 20 2015 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The US Government has a mixed record in using technology to help the Cuban people improve their lives. Most of its attempts ended in failure, some painful for everyone...
Please RSVP Now: How Can Technology Improve Disaster Response?

Please RSVP Now: How Can Technology Improve Disaster Response?

Published on: Mar 13 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
Natural disasters are impossible to avoid, but thankfully recovery time and management have become easier due to the improvements in innovative technologies. As...
How Can Drones Accelerate Development in Ghana?

How Can Drones Accelerate Development in Ghana?

Published on: Mar 04 2015 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Ghana is making good progress toward achieving accelerated development using ICT. It is time we consider unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to circumvent key developmental...
7 Aspirations for Better ICT4D in 2015

7 Aspirations for Better ICT4D in 2015

Published on: Jan 23 2015 by Linda Raftree - 1 Comment
Technology Salon NYC had another banner year of great discussions. To cap it off and start the 2015 series of events, we had a unique Salon. We shared our hopes...
7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

Published on: Oct 31 2014 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Yesterday, we had the 85th Technology Salon in Washington, DC, this one focused on How Can ICTs Improve Our Ebola Response? Be sure to sign up to get invited to...
KYC: The Secret to Successful Negotiations with Mobile Network Operators

KYC: The Secret to Successful Negotiations with Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Oct 08 2014 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
NGOs and social service organizations are increasingly turning to mobile technology as a tool for designing and delivering services to the poor, whether in health,...
Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Published on: Jul 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
July 25 Tech Salon London – RSVP Now In August, the Department for International Development (DFID) will publish a new evidence paper exploring the relationship...
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% –...