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Universal Service Funds & connecting schools to the Internet around the world

maybe there's another way to support this?

maybe there's another way to support this?

We need to connect our schools to the Int

5 Unanswered Questions on Digital Economies in Developing Countries

Recently, the Technology Salon in Washington DC asked if Digital Economies Will Empower or Enslave the Next 4 Billion Mobile Users? While there was a general recognition of the lack of digital literacy, and the disadvantages people face when trying to understand the costs and benefits of having an online presence, opinions were split on...

Linking savings accounts to mobile phones: are potential users interested?

In the last decade, the micro-credit sector has expanded the world over. A great deal of interest is now being focussed on the development potential of mobilising micro-savings by channeling the liquidity of the poor into the formal banking sector. A new wave of technological innovations, from mobile banking to ATM cards, has aimed at reducing the transactions costs for small accounts.

New Resource Spotlight: Health Workforce Productivity Analysis and Improvement Toolkit

New Resource Spotlight: Health Workforce Productivity Analysis and Improvement Toolkit

Re-imagine Learning Challenges: Pioneers Hangout Series

There’s a growing demand

Will technology replace teachers? No, but ...

In the future, will a machine replace me and smash other machines on my behalf?

In the future, will a machine replace me

Is ICT4D Slowly Dying or Slowly Changing?

At the September 23 Technology Salon, attendees faced a question: Is ICT4D slowly dying or slowly changing? Earlier this year, James BonTempo, Director of ICT and Innovation at Johns Hopkins CCP wrote that ICT4D is slowly dying. ICT4D enthusiasts had a lot to say in response (don’t miss Part II of BonTempo’s blog post). While...