Practical Insights on ICT Adoption

The $200 Nexus 7 Google Tablet is a Game-Changer for ICT Adoption in Africa

The $200 Nexus 7 Google Tablet is a Game-Changer for ICT Adoption in Africa

Published on: Jun 29 2012 by Wayan Vota - 12 Comments
On Wednesday, Google announced the specs and price point for its Nexus 7 tablet. Engadget reports that for $200 the Nexus 7 has a 7-inch 1280 x 800 IPS LCD to...
Does Facebook Have Any International Development Impact?

Does Facebook Have Any International Development Impact?

Published on: May 04 2011 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In response to last week’s post about Facebook’s usage in Africa doubling every 7 months, Victor van R, a Dutch ICT4D researcher asked the following...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Aug 17-31, 2010

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Aug 17-31, 2010

Published on: Aug 31 2010 by T. Ritse Erumi - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Aug 17-31, 2010
Sending MMS your way: On August 26, the good folks over at FrontlineSMS, upped the ante with the addition of MMS capabilities to the latest release of their software....
Facebook Zero: Web Chang’aa for Africa

Facebook Zero: Web Chang’aa for Africa

Published on: Feb 22 2010 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
As we’ve already discussed, Facebook is driving ICT adoption in Africa. Just look at the amazing statistic that Moses Kemibaro found: 2 million Kenyans are...
How Can We Increase Access to ICT, Today?

How Can We Increase Access to ICT, Today?

Published on: Nov 18 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Can We Increase Access to ICT, Today?
1. Keep an Open Mind on What is “ICT” All too often, we get so caught up in what is shiny, flashy, and new, we come to think of just computers, Internet...
Facebook is Driving ICT Adoption in Africa

Facebook is Driving ICT Adoption in Africa

Published on: Aug 04 2009 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
tweetmeme_source = 'ICT_works'; During a recent Inveneo training of ICT professionals, I was amazed to hear that most everyone had a Facebook account. Not only...