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The Number 1 Reason Why You Do Not Encrypt Email

The Number 1 Reason Why You Do Not Encrypt Email

Published on: May 22 2015 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Two new Pew Research Center studies are very enlightening around the American public’s perception of privacy, security, and surveillance. While both reports...
5 Unanswered Questions on Expanding Digital Economies in Developing Countries

5 Unanswered Questions on Expanding Digital Economies in Developing Countries

Published on: May 11 2015 by Denise Phelps - Leave a Comment
Recently, the Technology Salon in Washington DC asked if Digital Economies Will Empower or Enslave the Next 4 Billion Mobile Users? While there was a general recognition...
Solar Lighting PAYG Systems Are Illuminating Southern Africa Opportunities

Solar Lighting PAYG Systems Are Illuminating Southern Africa Opportunities

Published on: May 04 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The need for light is high across the African continent, where approximately 70% of households are off-grid and 64% of its imported oil is destined for 19th century...
Is ICT4D Slowly Dying or Slowly Changing?

Is ICT4D Slowly Dying or Slowly Changing?

Published on: Apr 24 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 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...