Last year I joined an MCubed* project titled 'The unintended consequences of technology' led by Joyojeet Pal, Omolade Adunbi, and Bilal Butt. Today i happened on this…Jon Gosier... TED the question about unequal access... ICT4D or ICTiD #video #technology #ICTD #unequalaccess
I've always assumed buzzfeed was for funny gifs and pithy statements on pop culture. Yet, a few weeks ago, I found myself on this here page about how Western media seems incapable of covering an African election without resorting to unverified accoutns of violence.
Sometime last year, a BBC article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26065991 made it's way on the University of Michigan GRID list. I wrote a quick response and replied to the person who sent the email instead of the whole list. Oh well. Here it is: "Gosh, this article goes on the list of 'how not to think/write about technology and/or Africa' for academics and technologists. It certainly has the components of 'how to get attention for your article' checklist if you're a