How Many Africans Contribute to Open Source Software?

How Many Africans Contribute to Open Source Software?

Published on: Oct 06 2022 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
The current literature on analyses of African participation in global digital infrastructure reveals very low open source contribution levels from the continent. The most up-to-date analysis from GitHub’s “State of the...
4 Reasons to Shift Your Technology Career to Social Impact Firms

4 Reasons to Shift Your Technology Career to Social Impact Firms

Published on: Aug 11 2022 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
For the last few months, logging into LinkedIn has felt like opening a window to a slow motion train crash. After years of a tech golden age, tech companies of all sizes, from startups to large behemoths, are experiencing...
How LMIC Governments Can Benefit from the No-Code Revolution

How LMIC Governments Can Benefit from the No-Code Revolution

Published on: Aug 05 2022 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
No-code software application development is a paradigm shift sweeping the technology world. The research firm Gartner estimates that by 2025 around 70% of new applications created by enterprises will use low-code or no-code...
Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Published on: Mar 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Climate change has and will continue to have a profound impact on escalating infectious diseases. Warming temperatures are making new environments more suitable for disease-carrying vectors, such as mosquitoes, creating...
Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?

Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?

Published on: Jan 13 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?
Software developers around the world are seeing their salaries increase much faster than other professions. Everyone wants to hire a good software developer, engineer, or architect, and demand far exceeds supply. Especially...
Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Published on: Jul 28 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The central problem of software is that anything can be built. With a physical structure, nature and physics puts some constraints on the space of ideas. With software, a project can be wholly completed and deployed and...
Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software

Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software

Published on: Jun 12 2021 by Rowena Luk - Comments Off on Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software
Aid, Evolved is a podcast about technology, poverty, and health. Every two weeks we’ll bring you a new episode about doing good, better. Our conversations are built around an idea that technology and innovation might help...
Aid Evolved Podcast: Building a Technology Team in Kenya

Aid Evolved Podcast: Building a Technology Team in Kenya

Published on: Apr 03 2021 by Rowena Luk - 3 Comments
Aid, Evolved is a podcast about technology, poverty, and health. Every two weeks we’ll bring you a new episode about doing good, better. Our conversations are built around an idea that technology and innovation might help...
How Open Web Applications Can Improve Your Digital Health Solution

How Open Web Applications Can Improve Your Digital Health Solution

Published on: Jul 31 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Open Web Applications Can Improve Your Digital Health Solution
OpenMRS is one of the best examples of a successful digital health global good. Right now this electronic medical records software supports almost 9 million patients in more than 3,000 health sites, primarily in developing...