What are the best ICT4D Books, Journals, Blogs, and Websites?

Recently my friend Sabahat asked a very intriguing question about information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) that I could not answer quickly: Hello Wayan – I am interested in the ways that technology can enhance dev work but I’m not a techno geek. What books and/or journals would you recommend to someone like me […]

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Digital Divide to Digital Inclusion at ICISTS-KAIST 2011

I am proud to announce that I will be speaking at the 2011 International Conference for the Integration of Science and Technology into Society at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology – South Korea’s premier engineering university. ICISTS-KAIST 2011 theme is “Metamorphosis: The Future of Human Society Information Era” with a focus on […]

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Digital Divide or Digital Bridge: Can ICTD Alleviate Poverty?

The past decade has seen great interest in information and communication technologies applied to international development, an endeavor sometimes abbreviated ICTD. Can mobile phones be used to improve rural healthcare? How do you design user interfaces for an illiterate migrant worker? What value is wireless technology to a farmer earning a dollar a day? In […]

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Wayan Vota: DevEx 40 Under 40 International Development Leader in Washington DC

Wow! I’ve been named a young international development leader by DevEx, the world’s largest community of aid & development professionals. Devex just published a first-of-its-kind list of the top 40 international development leaders in Washington, DC who are under 40 years of age. And I’m on it. I was selected based on my ballot box […]

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