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Drones for Good: Tracking Climate Change with UAVs

Drones for Good: Tracking Climate Change with UAVs

Published on: Sep 26 2014 by Maria Andersen - Comments Off on Drones for Good: Tracking Climate Change with UAVs
Sadly, developing countries are some of the largest emitters of global pollution. Yet for the poor, the emission of pollutants, and their detrimental effects on...
Drones: Political Activist’s New Best Friend?

Drones: Political Activist’s New Best Friend?

Published on: Sep 22 2014 by Maria Andersen - 1 Comment
In many countries, political protests remain a risky business. If a protest goes right, it can result in reformed policies or political change. When it goes wrong,...
Please RSVP: Are Mesh Networks in Development Practical or Preposterous?

Please RSVP: Are Mesh Networks in Development Practical or Preposterous?

Published on: Sep 19 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP: Are Mesh Networks in Development Practical or Preposterous?
IREX Tech Deep Dive – RSVP Now We all love the Internet, but we often think of it as a virtual cloud, untouchable by the common person. However, with new...
Is Facebook Zero the Future of Public Internet Access?

Is Facebook Zero the Future of Public Internet Access?

Published on: Aug 29 2014 by Maria Andersen - Comments Off on Is Facebook Zero the Future of Public Internet Access?
Access to information is both empowerment and development. When two thirds of the world’s poor still lack access to the Internet, but three fourths have a mobile...
Please RSVP: If Mobile Phones Killed the Telecentre, What is Next for Public Internet Access?

Please RSVP: If Mobile Phones Killed the Telecentre, What is Next for Public Internet Access?

Published on: May 05 2014 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
IREX Tech Deep Dive – RSVP Now Back at the dawn of the digital divide conversation, leading organizations invested in telecentres — public spaces where...
Please RSVP Now: How Can We Use Drones for Development?

Please RSVP Now: How Can We Use Drones for Development?

Published on: Jan 08 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: How Can We Use Drones for Development?
We all know the military and surveillance applications of drones, and we can dream of Amazon Prime Air, but how can unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) be used to improve...
RSVP Now for Social Network Analysis: Influence and Impact Beyond Likes and Retweets

RSVP Now for Social Network Analysis: Influence and Impact Beyond Likes and Retweets

Published on: Nov 04 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on RSVP Now for Social Network Analysis: Influence and Impact Beyond Likes and Retweets
We live in a network society and we often hear, “Its not what you know, its who you know.” But how many times have you had to re-learn that this maxim is true...
RSVP Now to Debate MOOCs Impact in the Developing World

RSVP Now to Debate MOOCs Impact in the Developing World

Published on: Jun 17 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on RSVP Now to Debate MOOCs Impact in the Developing World
Stanford, Harvard, MIT, and many more top name universities are launching Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to hundreds, and hundred of thousands of students....