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Grants from the Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund | GSMA

e-Agriculture | Original article

Is Nurturing Creativity a Luxury or a Necessity for Schools in Developing Nations?

wise-creativity

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The Right Knowledge Can Stop Ebola from Widening the Gap in HIV Care

A year ago, who would have thought that Ebola would be a hot topic on World AIDS Day 2014?Today, the Ebola outbreak has spread to over 15,000 people, and Ebola and HIV have become unlikely bedfellows.

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Global mHealth Forum

Event Date: 
December 2014

December 10–11, 2014Global mHealth Forum Washington, DC

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

“I’m a Health Worker”: Dr. Arturo Carrillo

Dr. Arturo Carrillo wants to end discrimination and stigmatization of people living with HIV in his home country of El Salvador. “Very often people disrespect the basic human rights of this population,” he says.

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

Ten observations about 1-to-1 educational computing efforts around the world

I do not fear computers,  I fear the lack of them

I do not fear computers,  I fear the lack of them

This year's

Read more | World Bank / EduTech | Original article

Can urban innovation ecosystems be developed with little broadband infrastructure?

We are witnesses the surge of tech startup ecosystems in cities globally.  This is happening in both developed and developing countries.  In my

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

Topic Guide: Maximising the benefits to the poor from infrastructure programmes aimed at increasing growth

This Topic Guide provides advisers with an overview of how the poor can benefit from economic infrastructure projects. It focuses on projects that principally aim to boost economic growth and industrial development. In these projects, directly reducing poverty is likely to be a secondary outcome.

Read more | Eldis ICT feed | Original article

Pixação, or why São Paulo looks like a death metal album cover

One of the first things I noticed about Sao Paulo was the graffiti. It’s everywhere, and it’s stylistically very striking – angular, highly stylized letters on walls, buildings, overpasses. It’s clear that it’s writing, not just glyphs, yet it’s difficult to parse the characters.

Read more | Ethan Zuckerman | Original article

How New York City created one of the largest and more vibrant urban tech innovation ecosystems?

Photo credit: Roman Kruglov / Flickr

As part of our research of urban innovation ecosystems, we have been working in New York City

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

Salinas Youth Tee Up, Build Changemaking Skills

The

Read more | Changemakers | Original article

“I’m a Health Worker”: Dr. Arturo Carrillo

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Great roads and a bit of engine trouble (day 1)

(Cross posted from the BRCK blog)

Read more | WhiteAfrican | Original article

Mobile Learning Week 2015

e-Agriculture | Original article

Gender and ICT: a good mix

e-Agriculture | Original article

4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

mobile-internet-economy

Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

By the Numbers – Interaction in the Maya Tz'utujil Language Online

The users of the Facebook group Tz’utujil Tziij have been very active publishing in the group. During the month of September, 29 persons publishing 96 texts in the the Maya Tz'utujil language, 20 photographs, and 5 links generating 329 “likes” and 356 comments in only one month.

Read more | Rising Voices News | Original article

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
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