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A Journey South

Two days from now we begin a BRCK overland expedition to South Africa. Like any of our trips, it is meant to be fun and adventurous, while at the same time giving us the opportunity to stress test our product beyond the norm.

Read more | WhiteAfrican | Original article

1-to-1 Educational Computing -- A report from Korea

no, we are talking about  1-to-1 (educational computing), not (five) won to Juan (Mata)

no, we are talking about

Read more | World Bank / EduTech | Original article

Save the Date! Our 2014 Office Holiday Party

If you are in the San Francisco area and work at Mission*Social, please mark our holiday party on your calendars!

Read more | Inveneo News Feed | Original article

New Digital Security Guide for Environmental Rights Defenders

(Guest Post by Samuel Maina. Samuel Maina is a Kenyan communications consultant & digital security trainer. He is the founder of Kijani Media and a blogger.)

Read more | Ushahidi | Original article

Want People to Answer Your Mobile Survey? Pay Them!

pay-for-survey

Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

Partners In Health at the MIT Media Lab – design challenges around Ebola

Today’s Media Lab Conversations involves Ophelia Dahl and Dr. Megan Murray from Partners in Health with Joi Ito and David Sengeh from the Media Lab. The topic is understanding Ebola, and we’re learning about the disease to see if there’s anything the Media Lab can do to help organizations like Partners in Health combat the spread of the disease.

Read more | Ethan Zuckerman | Original article

APC's Women's Rights Programme statement: Forwarding violence is violence

20 November 2014
(APC WRP for APCNews)

The Association for Progressive Communications Women’s Rights Programme rejects and condemns systemic, technology-r

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

The Dean’s Dashboard: Strengthening School Management through Information and Informed Decision-Making

Author's name: 

David Potenziani, Jehu Iputo, Rebecca Bailey, Carl Leitner, Heather Ross, and Jørn Braa

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

The Health Workforce Information Ecosystem: Strengthening Connections between Health Workforce Information Domains and e/mHealth Technologies

Author's name: 

Dykki Settle, Carl Leitner, and Luke Duncan

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

iHRIS Champions in Ghana Share Success with Using Health Workforce Data

Gracey VaughnLike many of his fellow Ghanaians, Obeng Asomaning wanted to use his skills to help his country.

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

“Watching Me Watching You” – Hasan Elahi and Josh Begley on the imagery of surveillance

I admire much of the work Open Society Foundation does (a good thing, as I’m a board member), but I have a special soft spot in my heart for the Moving Walls program.

Read more | Ethan Zuckerman | Original article

National meeting in Ecuador on internet governance takes place in Quito

20 November 2014
(CIESPAL)

On 27 November in Quito, the National Meeting on Internet Governance – Ecuador will

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

Using twitter to get ground truth on floods: an interview with Floodtags founder Jurjen Wagemaker

Author: 
Giulio Quaggiotto
 
 
You are a w

Read more | UN Global Pulse | Original article

IREX Showcases Global UGRAD 2014-2015 Participant Virtual Exchange Projects

In celebration of International Education Week 2014, Global UGRAD participants designed Virtual Exchange Projects to demonstrate the impacts of their Global UGRAD program experience, utilizing technical skills they have gained through the program

Read more | IREX Global Libraries | Original article

Questions to ask (and not to ask) when your president tells you to buy 100k (or a million) tablets for students

a different type of tablet, for a different type of education

a different type of tablet,

Read more | World Bank / EduTech | Original article

What Digital Data Can Tell Us About Contraception and Teenage Pregnancy

Author: 
Chris Lukolyo
 
 
The work of

Read more | UN Global Pulse | Original article

IREX Launches New Media Program in Georgia

IREX is pleased to announce the new five-year, USAID-funded Media for Transparent

Read more | IREX Global Libraries | Original article

New Resource Centers Put Critical Information in the Hands of West Bank Health Workers

Like a busy intersection, the West Bank’s health system is experiencing a lot of traffic.

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Please RSVP for Our Twitter Chat on December 4th: Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Photograph by Orgad Lootski

Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

#UPR20: Egypt, Iraq should revise laws violating human rights

CALGARY
18 November 2014
(Shawna Finnegan for APCNews)

APC breaks down the major outcomes of the 20th session of the Human Rights Council Un

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article
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