After recently hosting Fail Faire DC to great success, I give you the 10 levels of failure as a framework for ICT interventions, with great deference to Jamer Hunt for starting the meme on the types of failures and David Roy for building on it. May you fail at reaching #1. Catastrophic failure Failure a […]Read More
Do you want an international development job in information and communication technology? An exciting career where you travel the world using ICT to improve peoples lives? Or to find the perfect ICTD colleague or employee to help you do that? Then join the ICT4D Career Network to get career tips, employment ideas, and job offers […]Read More
Today I have the honor of announcing a flurry of conferences and events I will be participating in this month. Please join me for all those that are pertinent to your focus area: September 7-8: At the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference I will be chairing a panel on How Is Technology Causing Breakthroughs in […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
I have a problem that I think is not unique to me and could be a money maker for the right entrepreneur – address book cleaning, cross checking, updating, and general verification. Below I define 3 problems I have with my contact lists, with the Address Book cleaning the most important. And since importing in/out […]Read More
In the comments below, post your fastest 5K time over the week of May 9th to May 15th, from anywhere in the world, using the RunKeeper app, and you could win cool prizes.Read More
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 […]Read More
For the runners of the world who have a layover at Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), here are simple instructions to have a great Frankfurt Layover Running Adventure between your long-haul international flights (or any trip for that matter).
1. Plan ahead.
Know your speed and distance and use Google Maps of FRA to plot your run. There are a number of trails around the airport and bridges across the Main river with pedestrian walkways where you can cross into Frankfurt.Read More