ICTDev Pulse

Data on Purpose

(Stanford, CA - USA) Using data for social change is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing the social sector.

Survey to assess privacy concerns across the globe

21 May 2015
(Mallory Knodel for APCNews)

Tokyo-based APC member Japan Computer Access for Empowerment (JCAFE) has launched a

May 23: Femhack to occupy the internet!

21 May 2015
(Take Back the Tech!)

Campaigners, get ready to occupy the internet! On Saturday, May 23, Take Back the Tech!

Watching the watchers: A global monitor of the information society since 2007

21 May 2015
(Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

The Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) aims to build policy analysis skills

APC and Web We Want launch open call for grant proposals

21 May 2015
(Web We Want)

APC is happy to announce that we are partnering with The Web We Want to launch an open call for grant proposals. A limited number of grants will be offered to projects that support local campaign efforts to promote a free and open Web.

Beyond Voting: Using Ushahidi to help citizens protect their elections

Elections are an important and integral aspect of democracy, meant as a mechanism with which citizens hold their leaders to account for past actions and future promises.

4 Challenges to Using Design Thinking in ICT4D

On project teams, everyone envisions a solution or product. When everyone leaves the room, most imagine a “piece of an animal” or even “the whole animal” in completely different ways. When teams have designers, some of these barriers are eliminated because designers create testable prototypes of “the whole animal”. Prototypes present ideas in a tangible...

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