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The Future of Open and How To Stop It

In 2008, Jonathan Zittrain wrote a book called The Future of the Internet and How To Stop It. In it he argued that the runaway success of the Internet is also the cause of it being undermined, that vested interests were in the process of locking down the potential for innovation by creating walled gardens

Read more | Many Possilbilities | Original article

Reliefwatch Founder Daniel Yu Wins Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneurs Prize

LONDON -- Uni

Read more | Changemakers | Original article

On a Job Search? Join the ICT4D Jobs Mailing List!

JobinICT

Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

Goodbye, Google.org blog

This will be our last post on the Google.org blog. In order to make it easier for people to get the latest news from Google in one place, we're moving to the Official Google Blog.

Read more | Google.org Blog | Original article

East Asian infrastructure development in a comparative global perspective: an analysis of RIS infrastructure index

Development of infrastructure is one of the key priorities of East Asia Summit (EAS) countries. By constructing an Infrastructure Index for 104 countries comprising all the EAS members, this paper examines the levels of infrastructure attainment of EAS countries in a comparative global perspective over time and space.

Read more | Eldis ICT feed | Original article

APC stands in solidarity with Sudanese journalists, calls on government to drop charges against Madeeha Abdalla

29 January 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC strongly condemns the charges laid against Madeeha Abdalla, which are a clear violation of the universal human right

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

IFA Krishi: an Android app designed to empower Nepali farmers

e-Agriculture | Original article

New GenderIT.org edition: Exploring remedies for technology-based violence against women

29 January 2015
(GenderIT.org for GenderIT.org)

In this GenderIT.org edition, our collaborators take a moment to reflect on the first load o

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

USAID Tackles Respectful Maternity Care, Better Working Conditions for Midwives

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Azerbaijan's broadband at a crossroads


View of Baku, Azerbaijan.

Read more | World Bank: Information and Communications for Development | Original article

Internship Opening for Spring Computer Science Initiatives: ICT4D – Offline Digital Library and Content

Inveneo is accepting applications for a spring internship position to assist in creating an Offline Digital Library Project targeted for small Pacific island schools.
Deadline February 15th, 2014

Read more | Inveneo News Feed | Original article

Everything you need to know about the WSIS+10 review

28 January 2015
(Deborah Brown and Lea Kaspar (Global Partners Digital) for APCNews)

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) proce

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

Gender and Tech Pop-up Institute: New approaches to privacy and security

28 January 2015
(Tactical Technology Collective)

Organised by Tactical Technology Collective and the Association for Progressive Communica

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

Confessions of an ICT4D Advisor: I Hate Technology.

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The jig is up: I hate technology.

Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

Global Voices at 10: Food for Thought

I spent last week in Cebu, the second largest city in The Philippines, with three hundred journalists, activists and media scholars from more than sixty countries. The occasion was the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit, a biennial conference on the state of citizen media, blogging, journalism and activism.

Read more | Ethan Zuckerman | Original article

Means versus ends: Deconstructing the Sustainable Development Goals and the role of identification

The post-2015 development agenda is being shaped as we speak. The United Nations recently released a report that synthesizes the full range of inputs received from various stakeholders.

Read more | World Bank: Information and Communications for Development | Original article

Global Health Mini-University 2015

Event Date: 
March 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015 Global Health Mini-University 2015 Washington, DC

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

Optimizing Performance and Quality: Stages, Steps, and Tools

Author's name: 

IntraHealth International

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

Pulse Lab Kampala Grand Opening

(Kampala, Uganda) In the context of Uganda’s leadership in setting the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Uganda is hosting an event to formally mark the public opening of the

Read more | UN Global Pulse | Original article

New Resource Spotlight: Scaling Up Health Workforce Education and Training: Guide for Applying the Bottlenecks and Best Buys Approach

New Resource Spotlight: Scaling Up Health Workforce Education and Training: Guide for Applying the Bottlenecks and Best Buys Approach

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article
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