Practical Insights on Tim Unwin

Giving Thanks to Ten Digital Development Leaders

Giving Thanks to Ten Digital Development Leaders

Published on: Nov 22 2018 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Today in the USA it is Thanksgiving, which used to be a day we gave thanks for a bountiful harvest and successful preparations for winter, but now usually means...
What is the Role of ICT4D in the Sustainable Development Goals?

What is the Role of ICT4D in the Sustainable Development Goals?

Published on: Jun 10 2016 by T. Ritse Erumi - 2 Comments
Now the Sustainable Development Goals are with us, what are the implications for ICT4D? A recent discussion held by members of the Centre for Development Informatics...
If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?

If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?

Published on: Feb 18 2015 by Matt Haikin - Comments Off on If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?
Ethics is an ever-present theme in Development and one which is sometimes overlooked in ICT4D/Technology for Development – a field in which people can sometimes...
Join us for Fail Faire UK 2012 – a celebration of failure

Join us for Fail Faire UK 2012 – a celebration of failure

Published on: Jun 20 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Join us for Fail Faire UK 2012 – a celebration of failure
Projects succeed, projects fail. The successes are always reported on, the failures are often filed away – pushed under the proverbial rug. Well, its time...
What Has China Done for ICT4D in Africa?

What Has China Done for ICT4D in Africa?

Published on: May 13 2012 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
In The China-Africa partnership: effective for education?, Stephen Haggard argues that, up to now, China’s presence in Africa has had disappointing impacts on...
Are Mobile Phones and mLearning Failing in Education?

Are Mobile Phones and mLearning Failing in Education?

Published on: Dec 09 2011 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
Recently, Tim Unwin was featured in the lengthy article, “Are mobiles failing the world of education?” The reporter noted that specialists are having...