How Startup Companies Are Using Artificial Intelligence in LMICs

How Startup Companies Are Using Artificial Intelligence in LMICs

Published on: Aug 25 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Around the world, artificial intelligence is automating functions and making new services possible with breakthroughs in cheap computing power, cloud computing services, growth in big data and advancements in machine learning...
Apply Now: $300,000 for Your Open Source Internet Freedom Initiatives

Apply Now: $300,000 for Your Open Source Internet Freedom Initiatives

Published on: Aug 23 2021 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In the COVID-19 era, connectivity is a necessity. Virtually all human activities – business, education, healthcare, politics, socializing – have moved online. Yet the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating a dramatic...
We Need Strong Information Security Practices in Afghanistan Right Now

We Need Strong Information Security Practices in Afghanistan Right Now

Published on: Aug 20 2021 by Mike Dawson - 3 Comments
The situation in Afghanistan is heartbreaking for everyone. Those who are there, those with family there, and those with friends, colleagues, and care for our fellow humans. Digital tools are helping people find those still...
We Need to Go All In on FHIR for Digital Health

We Need to Go All In on FHIR for Digital Health

Published on: Aug 19 2021 by Matt Berg - 1 Comment
When I first heard of HL7 FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource), I think, like most, l understood its application as a data exchange standard with promises of facilitating interoperability. It wasn’t until I...
How to Create Digital Reading Programs for Your Library or School

How to Create Digital Reading Programs for Your Library or School

Published on: Aug 18 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Create Digital Reading Programs for Your Library or School
Having a digital reading device is like having a library in your hands. Digital reading gives library patrons access to an instant library of books that never closes. The goal of a digital reading program is that people...
Apply Now: $635,000 for African Academic Research on Digital Inclusion

Apply Now: $635,000 for African Academic Research on Digital Inclusion

Published on: Aug 16 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Information and communication technology infrastructure has proven vital in helping countries and consumers adapt and respond to the pandemic. ICTs have enabled telework, e-commerce, remote learning, and telemedicine to...
3 Lessons Learned Championing Local Leadership in Development

3 Lessons Learned Championing Local Leadership in Development

Published on: Aug 12 2021 by Catholic Relief Services - 2 Comments
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the international development and humanitarian sector to adapt to a different operational model, with most international staff unable to travel and meet local communities. This has accelerated...
UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

Published on: Aug 11 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto
This year, 123 million children will celebrate their 18th birthday and entry into adulthood. For each boy or girl, tens of thousands of data points on average will have been collected about their childhood – many via digital...
Apply Now: $17,000 Agriculture Satellite Data Machine Learning Challenge

Apply Now: $17,000 Agriculture Satellite Data Machine Learning Challenge

Published on: Aug 09 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The agricultural sector makes a substantial contribution to GDP and livelihoods across the developing world. However, regular and reliable agricultural data remains difficult and expensive to collect on the ground. As a...