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Apply Now: $1 Million in Grants for Open Digital Infrastructure Programs

Apply Now: $1 Million in Grants for Open Digital Infrastructure Programs

Published on: May 13 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Open Digital Infrastructure (ODI) represents the set of Open Source code, institutional settings, technical standards, and knowledge assets that support software...
Can We Use ChatGPT for Global Goods Software Development?

Can We Use ChatGPT for Global Goods Software Development?

Published on: May 02 2024 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
At IntraHealth, where our mission is to support health workers and improve the conditions in which they work, AI-assisted training could be a game changer. Artificial...
Plan for Failure to Succeed with Artificial Intelligence Healthcare

Plan for Failure to Succeed with Artificial Intelligence Healthcare

Published on: Apr 04 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Plan for Failure to Succeed with Artificial Intelligence Healthcare
Recent advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) suggest that AI applications could transform healthcare delivery in the Global South. However, as researchers and...
A Call to Technologists on Technology and (Dis)Empowerment

A Call to Technologists on Technology and (Dis)Empowerment

Published on: Nov 03 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Several fascinating Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) innovations have emerged over the years and ICTworks has regularly profiled...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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,...