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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Inveneo
Inveneo is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in San Francisco with focus on Information and Communication Technologies for organizations supporting underserved communities in the developing wo...
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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...
One Laptop per Child
A short video covering OLPC's main mission principlesOne Laptop per Child (OLPC) is a project supported by the Miami-based One Laptop per Child Association (OLPCA) and the Cambridge-based OLPC Found...
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Telephone density
Telephone density or teledensity is the number of telephone connections for every hundred individuals living within an area. It varies widely across the nations and also between urban and rural areas ...
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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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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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...
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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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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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...
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...
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...
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...
Broadband Commission for Digital Development
The Broadband Commission for Digital Development was established in May 2010 as a joint initiative by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...
Application enablement
Application enablement is an approach which brings telecommunications network providers and developers together to combine their network and web abilities in creating and delivering high demand advanc...
Sugar (software)
Sugar is a free and open source desktop environment designed with the goal of being used by children for interactive learning. Developed as part of the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project, Sugar was t...
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Nation.1
Nation.1 was a project to create what was described as an "online country" – that is, a conceptual country based on the Internet. It was to be owned, populated and governed by the c...
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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...