ICT4D Projects and Failure

Last week I was asked to prepare a presentation for CHANGE, a seminar group at the University of Washington that explores the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in improving the lives of underserved populations in low-income regions. I wanted to lead a discussion that explored how and why ICT4D projects are done in certain regions while […] → Continue Reading ICT4D Projects and Failure

Designing the Ultimate Seminar Series

This past Tuesday, I walked a little over a mile to attend the last session of my “Readings in Information and Communication Technology for Development”  seminar course. I was seriously considering not going, but the article we had been assigned to read (Transparency and Development: Ethical Consumption through Web 2.0 and the Internet of Things (http://itidjournal.org/itid/article/view/693) […] → Continue Reading Designing the Ultimate Seminar Series