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Students Make Innovative Educational ICT Program for Micronesia

Longtime Inveneo friend and colleague Dr. Laura Hosman has led her students this past semester on an exciting digital library project at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California. One of the project’s leaders, Cecillia Tran, is a 5th year Liberal Arts Engineering Studies Major, and she recently spoke with Inveneo to give an explanation of the ICT project.

If I ran the innovation zoo

I love Dr. Seuss. His books are creative and zany. He made great social commentary. “If I Ran the Zoo” is a story about innovation and re-invention*. The hero, Gerald McGrew, is a young a boy who re-imagines the zoo.

Tuluy, Thompson to Lead IREX Board

IREX is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Chair and Vice Chair of its Board of Governors. Current Board members Hasan A.

What Should We Be Teaching ICT4D Students?

Every year, waves of excited young professionals graduate with university degrees in international development and become our colleagues and co-workers. I would love to have your thoughts on two questions about them:

Mystery Show is the new Serial. Kinda. (But it’s an awesome moment for radio.)

Hey guys, Mystery Show is the new Serial!
Well, sorta. Not quite. Actually, it’s almost the antidote to Serial. But in a way that acknowledges the awesomeness of both shows.

Roundtable: When ICTs in Development Go Viral

POSTPONED - Join IREX and the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Human and Community Development Group for a roundtable that showcases experiences in the field that incorporated technology to solve communication, information, and learning needs i

GovJam Jakarta

(Jakarta, Indonesia) 

13 Tips for Creating Data Dashboards for Decision-Making

The private sector has been using dashboards for quite some time, but international development organizations face challenges when it comes to identifying the right data dashboards and accompanying systems for decision-making.

Can Zero-Rating Support Ecosystems To Bring the Next Billion Online?

Tech lovers can be guilty of techtopia. We imagine that technology makes life better for anyone, regardless of socioeconomic status or access to basic resources. With 4.4 billion people in the world still not online, the tech community is deliberating over how we will get the next billion online. Will it be through policies like...

Two African Perspectives on MOOCs: AMDI Project Director Interview with Mandela Washington Fellows

Increasingly, universities, governments and the private sector are looking to online learning for its exciting potential to lower costs and help more people get the knowledge and skills they need to excel in today’s complex world.

Workshop on Data Science in Africa

(Niyeri, Kenya) The three-day workshop, comprised of lecutures and lab excerise, aims to bring together leading researchers and practitioners working on data science methods or applications relevant to Africa, and to provide training on stat
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