Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Published on: Jul 28 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The central problem of software is that anything can be built. With a physical structure, nature and physics puts some constraints on the space of ideas. With software, a project can be wholly completed and deployed and...
Apply Now: $400,000 to Study Social Media Impact on COVAX Uptake

Apply Now: $400,000 to Study Social Media Impact on COVAX Uptake

Published on: Jul 26 2021 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
COVID-19 vaccines will play a critical role in returning our societies to some sense of pre-pandemic normalcy and ultimately ending this crisis. As vaccines become increasingly available in all countries, the public health...
Principles for Driving the Digital Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Principles for Driving the Digital Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Around 15 per cent of the world’s population, or an estimated one billion people are persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities are at a disadvantage regarding most Sustainable Development Goals. Barriers to...
We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

Published on: Jul 22 2021 by Catholic Relief Services - 10 Comments
The humanitarian sector provides a unique opportunity to scale advanced approaches.  Having worked as a researcher and as a humanitarian program manager there are hurdles in both organizational structures to do this. Research...
Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jul 19 2021 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the digital divide within, between countries and regions, making access to digital platforms and services a key priority to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The crisis is disproportionately...
Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Published on: Jul 16 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The impact of new tech shouldn’t be disappointing, but it often is.  Dr. Hans Rosling complained during the Ebola response that there were “hundreds of health-care workers from across the world flying in to take action,...
8 Findings on EdTech Solutions for Young Learners with Disabilities

8 Findings on EdTech Solutions for Young Learners with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 14 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Educational technology, arguably, plays an important role in helping to ensure children and young people with disabilities have fair and optimised access to the school curriculum and ensuring they have opportunities to develop...
Apply Now: €1,500,000 for Your Educational Technology Solutions

Apply Now: €1,500,000 for Your Educational Technology Solutions

Published on: Jul 12 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The unprecedented Covid-19 crisis has greatly affected the education sector, with more than a billion young people in a lockdown and distance education expanding to ensure education. Vulnerable groups like refugees or women...
Apply Now: $25,000 Seed Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Apply Now: $25,000 Seed Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Published on: Jul 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
The COVID-19 crisis had an unprecedented impact on our society. The crisis has exposed the fragility of the current system’s functioning across the globe, but has also: Provided a powerful lens to examine the underlying...