Practical Insights on Proprietary Software

Our Open Source Software Obsession is Unhealthy in Digital Development

Our Open Source Software Obsession is Unhealthy in Digital Development

Published on: Feb 06 2020 by Guest Writer - 43 Comments
Since I am going to make some potentially controversial observations about the digital health industry and, to some extent, the development sector in general, I...
Linux vs. Microsoft is the most useless debate in ICT4D

Linux vs. Microsoft is the most useless debate in ICT4D

Published on: May 25 2012 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
At an ICT4Edu conference in Kyrgyzstan, I was treated to a yelling match between technologists and educators on the brilliance or foolishness of installing Linux-based...
83% of all PC Software in East Africa is Pirated: Does it Matter?

83% of all PC Software in East Africa is Pirated: Does it Matter?

Published on: Nov 23 2011 by Wayan Vota - 20 Comments
In the global market for personal computers, 2010 was a watershed year. For the first time PC shipments to emerging economies outpaced those mature markets, 174...
Usage of Open Source and Proprietary Software in Ghana

Usage of Open Source and Proprietary Software in Ghana

Published on: Oct 27 2010 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
stLight.options({publisher:'b9de7637-ad14-4428-a74a-3b3ba4db6282'}); As part of FOSS Advocacy in West Africa and Beyond – (FOSSWAY), Worlali Senyo recently...