Tag: ict4d


Corporate Narratives, ICTs, and Development

Once upon a time, a very long time ago, before even Google or mobile phones and long before Facebook, there was just the Internet. And folk who created the Internet and its early users were filled with wonder at its...

/ 3 January 2013

Three reasons why M4D may be bad for Development

Fair warning, this post is a slightly intemperate and possibly ill-advised rant but sometimes you just have to get something off your chest if only to enable someone else to tell you how wrong you are. I have previously raised...

/ 1 November 2011

The Yin and Yang of Open

In Eric Beinhocker’s The Origin of Wealth, he describes a fascinating software experiment modeling the prisoner’s dilemma but not between two decision-makers (as in the classical scenario) but rather in a multi-actor evolutionary landscape in which anyone can make a...

/ 30 January 2009