ICTworks Interview with Linda Raftree: Her views on ICT4D and Sustainability

Linda Raftree is the Social Media and New Technology Advisor for the Plan West Africa Regional Office and also the ICT4D Technical Advisor for Plan USA. I caught up with her recently and asked her about ICT and sustainability.

Massive Technology, ICT4D, and International Development Conference Calendar for 2011

Over at Inveneo, we've been looking at all the possible technology, ICT4D, and international development related conferences we could attend in 2011. In that process, we made a massive calendar schedule and thought we'd like to share it with you.

The Status of Google Baraza Three Months Later

Last October, Google launched Baraza to make the Internet more locally relevant in Africa and bring more people online. Google says:

Why would you use a .ng domain name for your website?

.ng is the country-code Top Level Domain (cc-TLD) for Nigeria. In plain English, it is Nigeria’s domain name system that identifies websites related to Nigeria. It is currently available for registration only in the following variants, with most of them being restricted to Nigerian entities:

ICT4Drinks - the Happy Hour for technology and development professionals in DC, SF, NYC, and SEA


Are you a technology or development professional who would love to converse with your peers in an informal, after-hours setting? Would you be in New York City, Washington DC, San Francisco, or Seattle?

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