ICTDev Pulse

The Streetlight Effect Is Hiding the Real Impact of Our Development Programs

October 17, 2018
As researchers, we're often tempted to track data that are easy to capture—rather than searching for what we really need to know.

AfriSIG 2018: Reflections on my experience

When I was first accepted to join the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG), I thought that it would be a dense, academic course, with tech experts and policy makers coming together to discuss iss

AfriSIG 2018: Overview of the EuroSIG2018 and AfriSIG2018 Internet Society’s Collaborative internet governance project workshop experience

The Internet Society’s Collaborative Internet Governance Project Workshop, facilitated by Larry Strickling and Fiona Asonga of the Internet Society (ISOC), evaluates different negotiation processes by exploring multiple case studies and scen

Reflection on 5 Years of BRCK

It was 5 years ago that we created BRCK as a company, and I’ve had the great joy of being on a journey with some fantastic people, including the three here with me in this picture (Reg Orton, Emmanuel Kala, and Philip Walton).

Inside the Information Society: Breaking the news

Last time I wrote about the (unexpected) resilience of the book in digital times. Far from dying out, book sales are currently reviving. But what about those other icons of the print age, newspapers? What’s happening to them, and does it mat

AfriSIG 2018: Reflecting on multistakeholder engagement in Africa

This year’s African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) was preceded by a two-day skills training workshop, facilitated by the Internet Society, aimed to equip fellows with the skills to effectivel

AriSIG 2018: How does the General Data Protection Regulation affect Africa?

One of the ways the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) equips leading African scholars and activists from diverse sectors, backgrounds and ages to participate in local and international interne
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