development

GISWatch reports: monitoring ICT for development, democracy and social justice

MADRID
18 December 2014
(Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

GISWatch is an annual report covering the state of

What Traversing Africa by Road Can Teach us about Technology, Community, and Impact

TLDR: The scope of impact in Africa for work is great and an inspiration for the work ahead in 2015. Similar problems exist in various African countries and similar opportunities and the incredible chance to participate in a bolder stake on the future of the continent. Local communities have a key role in shaping strategy and can teach us a lot about what works where.

Statement on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society

5 December 2014
(APC for APCNews)

The undersigned organisations from civil society welcome the CSTD Secretariat’s draft report on the Ten-yea

Tech is the easy part – don’t forget ‘peopleware’

AnthropologyThere’s a popular saying amongst the tech and development crowd that 10% of an ICT4D initiative is the tech and the rest is…. well, the rest.

The How and Why: Building The New Crowdmap.com

We’ve been discussing the new Crowdmap.com recently, and our own Brandon Rosage has shared some great videos of the new UX we’re feverishly working on. We thought it would be a good time to discuss how we’re building the new Crowdmap.com, and why we’ve taken the approach we have.

Who do you think you are?

The first two and half years that I lived in San Salvador, back in the early ‘90s, I didn’t work. I spent my time adapting, perfecting my Spanish, and learning from my mother-in-law how to cook, wash clothes, and take care of a house and family the Salvadoran Barrio way.

Notes on PopTech

I first attended PopTech in 2009, and I had very little idea of what I was getting into. I had never heard of “design thinking” and though I had been working with technology and social change, I was new to the wider field of “innovation.” So PopTech was pretty mind-blowing for me.

Syndicate content