ICTDev Pulse

Flexibility, opportunity, and inclusion through online outsourcing jobs

What is online outsourcing, and how could countries leverage it to create new jobs for youth and women? Those are questions we will help answer as part of an upcoming report and toolkit.

The death of Tidbit and why it matters

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs announced today that they had settled their complaint with the developers of “Tidbit”, a prototype piece of software developed by four MIT undergraduates as part of a hackathon. It’s about time.

Women Trying to Regain Dignity by Ending Fistula

BAMAKO, Mali—Djantou came here from Fangala, her village northwest of Bamako, to repair her fistula, a hole between the birth canal and the bladder or rectum caused by prolonged, o

Research questions about technology use in education in developing countries

let's investigate this systematically ...

let's investigate this systematically ...

Back in 2005, I h

"Corporate Data Sharing for Public Good" Panel

(Ottowa, Canada) A panel discussion co-organized by The GovLab (NYU) and IDRC being hosted at the International Open Data Conference 2015 will take up the topic of the "next generation" of open data, which includes private sector or non-profit organizations' d

A real-time food security information system is a Big Data reality

Today, all the necessary information assets are available to provide actionable insight to farmers: models, real-time local weather, crop and agronomic
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