Information and communication technologies for development
Information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) refers to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the fields of socioeconomic development, international deve...
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Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technologies and Development
The Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technologies and Development (also known as Global Alliance for ICT and Development or GAID) is a subgroup or continuation of the United Nations I...
Charles Kane (business executive)
Charles Kane is a business executive who currently serves as President and Chief Operations officer of the One Laptop Per Child Association. Kane was promoted to President of OLPC on May 2, 2008. Prev...
Multipurpose community telecenters
Multipurpose Community Telecenters are telecentre facilities, which provide public access to a variety of communication and information services. They are promoted by many governments and organisation...
Crisis mapping
Crisis mapping is the real-time gathering, display and analysis of data during a crisis, usually a natural disaster or social/political conflict (violence, elections, etc.). Crisis mapping projects us...
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Samasource
Samasource is one of three social ventures under the nonprofit organization Sama Group. Its mission is to alleviate worldwide poverty by connecting unemployed people in impoverished countries to digit...
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Asia Source
Asia Source was an event series that promoted and coordinated the use of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in Asia. It took place three times: the first event was hosted in Bangalore, India in 200...
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Bitfrost
Bitfrost is the security design specification for the OLPC XO, a low cost laptop intended for children in developing countries and developed by the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project. Bitfrost's main...
Ungana-Afrika
Ungana-Afrika, Swahili for "connect africa", is a non-governmental organization based in Pretoria, South Africa that provides a wide range of ICT services for civil society within and outside of Afric...
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Nick Martin (educator)
Nicholas Carl Martin is an American technologist, entrepreneur, and educator best known for founding the international organization TechChange: the Institute for Technology and Social Change.Martin ha...
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EGranary Digital Library

The eGranary was invented in 2001 by the WiderNet Project. There are now eGranary installations in more than 800 schools, clinics, and universities in Africa, India, Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea...
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Michael Bletsas
Michail Bletsas (born March 19, 1967, in Chania, Crete) is a research scientist and the Director of Computing at the MIT Media Lab.
Bletsas studied at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and rec...
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Mary Lou Jepsen
Mary Lou Jepsen (born 1965) is Head of the Display Division at Google X - The Wall Street Journal reports that among her projects there she is creating Google Lego TV: displays composed of smaller scr...
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Computer technology for developing areas
Computer technology for developing areas is often through the donation of technology to developing areas without thought for access to electricity or equipment maintenance. Many institutions, governm...
Wamani
Wamani is a non-governmental organisation working on ICT issues in Argentina. In 2004, Wamani built a regional information system for the Latin American chapters of Amnesty International.Human rights ...
OpenBTS
OpenBTS (Open Base Transceiver Station) is a software-based GSM access point, allowing standard GSM-compatible mobile phones to be used as SIP endpoints in Voice over IP (VOIP) networks. OpenBTS is an...
Information for All Programme
The Information for All Programme (IFAP) is a programme of UNESCO that provides a platform for international policy discussions and guidelines for action on:The programme also provides financial suppo...
OLPC XO-3
XO-3 was a tablet/e-book reader intended to be developed under the One Laptop per Child initiative, but the project was cancelled in November 2012, replaced by the XO tablet. It was planned to have a ...
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International Telecommunication Union
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), originally the International Telegraph Union (French: Union Internationale des Télécommunications), is a specialized agency of the United Nations (...
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World Wide Telecom Web
World Wide Telecom Web (also called as Spoken Web or Telecom Web) is an initiative to create an alternate web for the under-privileged. It could help bridge the digital divide by bringing the benefits...
Information and Communication Technology Agency (Sri Lanka)
The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (Private) Limited (ICTA) is a company owned by the Government. ICTA was established to develop the economy of Sri Lanka through informa...
Walter Bender
Walter Bender is technologist and researcher who has made important contributions in the field of electronic publishing, media and technology for learning. Bender is a Senior Research Scientist at MIT...
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ELAC Action Plans
eLAC is an intergovernmental strategy that conceives of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) as instruments for economic development and social inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbe...
VoiceX
VoiceX is an open source platform designed to create an information ecosystem for people in developing world, with low-end feature phones that can't connect to the Internet, to generate, manage, retri...
Sugar Labs
Sugar Labs is a software-development and learning community.Sugar Labs is a community-run software project whose mission is to produce, distribute, and support the use of the Sugar learning platform. ...
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Geekcorps
Geekcorps is a non-profit organization that sends people with technical skills to developing countries to assist in computer infrastructure development. It is a division of the International Executive...
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ZaMirNET
ZaMirNET (ForPeaceNET) is a Croatia-based non-governmental organisation working in the field of ICT (information and communication technology). It describes itself as "a citizen association (not-for-p...