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Fail Festival DC is Dead. Long Live Failure!

Fail Festival DC is Dead. Long Live Failure!

Published on: Nov 08 2018 by Wayan Vota - 18 Comments
Way back in 2009, we organized a Twitter Chat on Failure with Michael Downey moderating the freewheeling discussion. Born from that conversation was Fail Faire,...
How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects

How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects

Published on: Jun 12 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects
Next year will mark 20 years since the term “open source software” was officially coined, and the “free software” movement has been around even longer....
How Can ICT4D Work with Local Governments? A Twitter Chat Synopsis

How Can ICT4D Work with Local Governments? A Twitter Chat Synopsis

Published on: Jan 25 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Can ICT4D Work with Local Governments? A Twitter Chat Synopsis
Last Friday, the third monthly #ICT4D Twitter Chat brought together 30 of the field’s thought leaders (follow them all) to focus on and discuss ways that ICT4D...
Today! #ICT4D Twitter Chat – Working with Local Governments

Today! #ICT4D Twitter Chat – Working with Local Governments

Published on: Jan 22 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Today! #ICT4D Twitter Chat – Working with Local Governments
Don’t forget – today we’re having the January ICT4D Twitter Chat – Working with Local Governments Local governments – from regional...
Lessons From Failure: ICT4D Twitter Chat Synopsis

Lessons From Failure: ICT4D Twitter Chat Synopsis

Published on: Dec 16 2009 by Michael Downey - 2 Comments
tweetmeme_source = 'ICT_works'; While many practitioners and pundits in the ICT4D community agree that the field has had more than its share of failure –...
Cloud Computing in Africa? All Weather is Local

Cloud Computing in Africa? All Weather is Local

Published on: Nov 05 2009 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Recently there’s been a good discussion about cloud computing in Africa, where Ken Banks asks if its “Inappropriate” appropriate technology? Ken...