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1995. 2005. 2015. Two decades of code

Precisely ten years ago this morning I sat down at a kitchen table in Finland and started coding. Armed with a Visual Basic.net manual, a laptop and GSM modem, a couple of SIMs and a Nokia 6100 and cable – and plenty of coffee – I delved into the world of Windows programming for the very first time.

Read more | Kiwanja.net blog | Original article

Why Agriculture Traceability Matters to Companies, Consumers and Communities

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One Photo That Explains Why Organizations Should Work With VAS Vendors

Value Added Services (VAS) are an increasingly popular way to engage mobile phone owners, even in the most rural areas. In Bihar, for example, Unilever has established a mobile radio station that calls users to provide “infotainment” in the form of music, jokes, and of course ads for up to a 15-minute period. Of all...

Read more | Technology Salon | Original article

Local ecosystem, global impact; Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Last week the eyes of the world were focused on Kenya as Nairobi hosted the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Read more | Ushahidi | Original article

Innovative educational technology programs in low- and middle-income countries

so many ideas ... are any 'out-of-the-box'?

so many ideas ...

Read more | World Bank / EduTech | Original article

5 mHealth Innovations Using Mobile Phone Extensions and Wearables

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Haiti’s Need for Mental Health Services, Before and After the Quake

When people find out that I experienced the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, they are understandably curious.But when I tell the story, even five years later, my heart rate rises. I get goosebumps. My palms sweat.

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Building the Makerspace of Your Students' Dreams

Read more | Changemakers | Original article

Educators Innovating Learning From the Inside Out

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Children in Charge: Self-Directed Learning Programs

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Whole Child Development Is Undervalued

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The Science (and Practice) of Creativity

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Promoting Playful Learning Through Teacher Networks

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Imagine This: Creative Play and 21st-Century Learning

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Reconnecting Adults With Playful Learning

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Launch of Digital India: A programme to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy

e-Agriculture | Original article

Rural India : The Next Frontier for Social Media Networks (2013)

e-Agriculture | Original article

Tomorrow’s Health Sectors Need More IT Staff, Interoperable Systems

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Why VAS Vendors Are Key to M4D Solutions

The “How to Work with VAS Vendors for M4D Impact?”, Technology Salon featured a lively discussion with Vijay Sai Pratap, Julia Burchell, and Kristen Roggemann. We focused on value-added service (VAS) vendors, the third-party organizations who create, integrate, launch, and maintain mobile services outside of ‘core’ Mobile Network Operator services: voice, SMS, and data. Participants...

Read more | Technology Salon | Original article

Libraries Increase Access to Online Services in Myanmar

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As Myanmar’s government ministries offer more comprehensive e-government services, rural communities have the most to gain because of their geographic isolation and limited resources.

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