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Apply Now: $60,000 for Women Social Impact ICT Entrepreneurs

Apply Now: $60,000 for Women Social Impact ICT Entrepreneurs

Published on: Nov 28 2022 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The latest researches shows that investors are hesitant to invest in businesses founded by women. Talented women specialists are often told that a career in technology...
Twitter is Dying. Join Us on Mastodon for Lively ICT4D Discussions

Twitter is Dying. Join Us on Mastodon for Lively ICT4D Discussions

Published on: Nov 25 2022 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Two years ago, I noted that ICT4D discussions were dead on Twitter. That was very disappointing. The conversations and debates on Twitter from 2008 to around 2014...
Giving Thanks to ICT4D Donors that Changed Digital Development

Giving Thanks to ICT4D Donors that Changed Digital Development

Published on: Nov 24 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Today in the USA it is the Thanksgiving holiday, which historically was a day we gave thanks for a bountiful summer harvest and successful preparations for winter....
Apply Now: $350,000 to Advance African Digital and Human Rights

Apply Now: $350,000 to Advance African Digital and Human Rights

Published on: Nov 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We need digital and human rights initiatives, projects and strategies led by African organizations that contribute towards a healthy internet. New digital solutions...
Apply Now: $5 Million for Innovative Climate Technology Solutions

Apply Now: $5 Million for Innovative Climate Technology Solutions

Published on: Nov 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Open data and advanced digital tools, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, are unlocking information about our planet that governments, researchers...
Digital Public Goods Need Sustainable Funding for Success

Digital Public Goods Need Sustainable Funding for Success

Published on: Nov 10 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Last year, the UN Global Pulse and the Digital Public Goods Alliance conducted qualitative research to understand the challenges with developing and deploying digital...
How to Deploy Machine Learning with Messy, Real World Data

How to Deploy Machine Learning with Messy, Real World Data

Published on: Nov 09 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Machine learning and artificial intelligence pose the ability for global health practitioners to glean new insights from data they are already collecting as part...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Social Media Misinformation Research

Apply Now: $1 Million for Social Media Misinformation Research

Published on: Nov 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Social media technologies aim to let people express themselves freely, fairly, and safely around the world. However, it also facilitates data-driven rumors, conspiracy...
New USAID Guide: Cybersecurity Across the Electoral Process

New USAID Guide: Cybersecurity Across the Electoral Process

Published on: Nov 02 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New USAID Guide: Cybersecurity Across the Electoral Process
Since electronic voting technology was first introduced, a variety of new technologies have been developed and integrated into elections around the world, affecting...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Your Web3 Blockchain Solution

Apply Now: $1 Million for Your Web3 Blockchain Solution

Published on: Oct 31 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The global economy is defined by an extreme lack of transparency and accountability for practices that damage the environment and communities and precarious inequality...