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 theories, and polarized communities that often elicit...
A Call to Technologists on Technology and (Dis)Empowerment

A Call to Technologists on Technology and (Dis)Empowerment

Published on: Nov 03 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Several fascinating Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) innovations have emerged over the years and ICTworks has regularly profiled many such case studies. At the same time, some innovations...
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 each step of the election process. In many cases, these...
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 that is rampant. Monetary fundamentals exacerbate all...
We Should Move From Digital Development to Digital Transformation

We Should Move From Digital Development to Digital Transformation

Published on: Oct 27 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
At the recent event exploring How Mobile Phones are Catalyzing an African Revolution, I was excited to hear Christopher Burns expanding on the idea that we are now transcending the digital revolution – moving from digital...
10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System

10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System

Published on: Oct 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System
Artificial intelligence has profound and dynamic positive and negative impacts on societies, the environment, ecosystems and human lives, including the human mind, in part because of the ways in which its use influences...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Digital Solutions to the Global Food Crisis

Apply Now: $100,000 for Digital Solutions to the Global Food Crisis

Published on: Oct 24 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Up to 828 million people – more than one in ten of the world’s population – still go to bed hungry each night. A deadly combination of conflict, climate change, and the after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is...
Please Give Your Feedback: USAID Draft Geospatial Strategy

Please Give Your Feedback: USAID Draft Geospatial Strategy

Published on: Oct 19 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please Give Your Feedback: USAID Draft Geospatial Strategy
Geospatial technology is essential for providing evidence to shape development progress and deliver lifesaving humanitarian assistance. We can use satellite data and technologies to enrich data landscapes, improve digital...
Don’t Miss These Exciting Sessions! Register Now for FDDF 2022

Don’t Miss These Exciting Sessions! Register Now for FDDF 2022

Published on: Oct 17 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
  Please RSVP Now for the Frontiers of Digital Development Forum on November 1-2 – a hybrid event for tough conversations on emerging technology brought to you by TechChange, USAID, Chemonics, Digital Impact Alliance,...