ICTDev Pulse

How Do You Become a Humanitarian?

August 19, 2017
Ghiath Alddin Zeen was forced to leave Syria, but continues to find ways to help his people. On World Humanitarian Day, meet a real humanitarian.

Mastodon is big in Japan. The reason why is… uncomfortable

Remember Mastodon? In April 2017, there was a wave of excitement about Mastodon, a federated social network begun in October 2016 by Eugen Rochko, a 24-year old German software engineer, as an alternative to Twitter.

What's Not a Target

August 17, 2017
Health workers are supposed to save lives and health facilities are supposed to be safe places for health and healing. They’re protected by the rules of war, but are still being attacked.

I Made a Facebook Chatbot And You Can Too

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The Village of Peace. And Coca. Lots of Coca.

A year ago, I had the opportunity to go to Colombia for the first time, as part of a delegation from Open Society Foundation. We were trying to understand the affects Colombia’s long guerilla war had on the society and what we might expect from the peace referendum planned for a few months later.

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