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Apply Now: $68,000 in Grants for Internet Access and Connectivity

Apply Now: $68,000 in Grants for Internet Access and Connectivity

Published on: Jun 03 2024 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The Internet is a place of possibility and opportunity. It is where we collaborate and innovate for a better world. Where we share our hopes and strengthen our...
Use My ChatGPT GenAI ChatBots for Free! Explore FAR, FAM, ADS, AIDAR, and more today

Use My ChatGPT GenAI ChatBots for Free! Explore FAR, FAM, ADS, AIDAR, and more today

Published on: May 31 2024 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Over the past year, I’ve built a few different custom GPTs using the ChatGPT platform from OpenAI. My goal with each Generative AI tool is to help you understand...
Please Give USAID Your Feedback on Draft Digital Policy

Please Give USAID Your Feedback on Draft Digital Policy

Published on: May 29 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In April 2020, USAID launched the Digital Strategy, charting an Agency-wide vision for development and humanitarian assistance in the world’s rapidly evolving...
Apply Now: $250,000 AWS Credit for Digital Health Cloud Solutions

Apply Now: $250,000 AWS Credit for Digital Health Cloud Solutions

Published on: May 27 2024 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $250,000 AWS Credit for Digital Health Cloud Solutions
The World Bank estimates that more than 700 million people are unable to meet their basic needs related to healthcare and social services, broadly known as social...
Apply Now: €20 Million in Grants for Digital Democracy Initiatives

Apply Now: €20 Million in Grants for Digital Democracy Initiatives

Published on: May 20 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The digital space has become a central arena for efforts to protect and expand the democratic space. Digital technologies play an increasingly critical role in...
Lessons Learned: I Built a Successful Generative AI Chatbot that Failed

Lessons Learned: I Built a Successful Generative AI Chatbot that Failed

Published on: May 16 2024 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Grab your popcorn! This is gonna be a great crash and burn story about Generative AI success and failure in 2024! I recently built a GenAI chatbot that successfully...
Apply Now: $1 Million in Grants for Open Digital Infrastructure Programs

Apply Now: $1 Million in Grants for Open Digital Infrastructure Programs

Published on: May 13 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Open Digital Infrastructure (ODI) represents the set of Open Source code, institutional settings, technical standards, and knowledge assets that support software...
What About Open Transfer Instead of Open Source Software?

What About Open Transfer Instead of Open Source Software?

Published on: May 09 2024 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
At a recent discussion about the Principles for Digital Development, a common debate took hold of participants: should we keep the Open Source clause in the “Open...
Introducing the Updated Principles for Digital Development

Introducing the Updated Principles for Digital Development

Published on: May 08 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Since their inception in 2014, the Principles for Digital Development have been endorsed by over 300 organizations globally – including donors, multilateral...
Apply Now: €300,000 for Data-Driven Digital Social Innovations in Africa

Apply Now: €300,000 for Data-Driven Digital Social Innovations in Africa

Published on: May 06 2024 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Creating value and identifying innovative regulatory approaches in African economies through data can only be sustained if the process and its objectives are supported...