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New USAID Primer: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Malinfomation

New USAID Primer: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Malinfomation

Published on: Nov 04 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Disinformation is by no means new. Although social media platforms have emerged as the most efficient spreaders of false information, disinformation is also spread...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Global South Feminist Artificial Intelligence Research

Apply Now: $100,000 for Global South Feminist Artificial Intelligence Research

Published on: Oct 18 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Systemic gender, racial and intersectional bias sit at the core of current artificial intelligence processes born in the North, replicated in the South. There is...
5 Steps to Better Government Supply Chain Technology

5 Steps to Better Government Supply Chain Technology

Published on: Jun 26 2019 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Automated information systems are now widely used to manage the data that flows throughout a supply chain, from procuring a commodity, to manufacturing it, and,...
Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development Forum Central America

Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development Forum Central America

Published on: Apr 28 2016 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development Forum Central America
June 23-24 – San Salvador – RSVP Now Over the past decade, mobile Internet access has rapidly expanded across Central America to cover nearly 90% of...
Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Published on: Oct 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award
Do you have a mobile service, product, app, or add-on that is being used to address a development challenge in Asia? Do you want the opportunity to promote your...
RSVP Now: What is the Future of Technology and Democracy in 2025?

RSVP Now: What is the Future of Technology and Democracy in 2025?

Published on: Aug 27 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on RSVP Now: What is the Future of Technology and Democracy in 2025?
It’s only 2014, but the future is here. Last December, Thai journalists used drones to record protests, giving a birds-eye view of crowd sizes and police conduct....
Get an ITC4D Job!  Journalism, eHealth, African ICT Policy

Get an ITC4D Job! Journalism, eHealth, African ICT Policy

Published on: Feb 09 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on Get an ITC4D Job! Journalism, eHealth, African ICT Policy
Project Director: Mobile Tech for Journalism: FrontlineSMS has received a grant from the Knight Foundation to design mobile tools for journalists, focusing on...
Technology gets rid of dictators, but not social classes

Technology gets rid of dictators, but not social classes

Published on: Aug 05 2011 by Jeffrey Swindle - 2 Comments
Since the Arab Spring uprisings, human rights activists worldwide have championed the power of technology, mainly the Internet and mobile phones, as tools for democracy...