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Thank you all and thank you Spike! It was interesting to discover more about all of you. And thanks Dorothea for having shared the link to your book! Hope to see you all very soon!
0 · February 28, 2013
Really enjoyed catching up and meeting new people. Many thanks to Spike for organising and for 103, thanks Amy for your mini-briefing on latest frontline SMS radio work (great stuff & btw Caitlin says hi) and Anna and Victoire, nice to meet you and here is, as requested, the link to my forthcoming book, Technologies of Choice? ICTs, development and the capabilities approach (MIT Press 2013)http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/technologies-choice-0
The book will be available in the UK soon and we are planning a related book launch event in London in early May...we'll post it here as well - ICT4D meet-up people who are interested are warmly invited!
0 · February 27, 2013
Great to see you all last night. I mentioned this Internews event on the Japanese earthquake which may be of interest http://japantripledisaster.eventbrite.co.uk/ Amy
Great to hang out and thanks again Spike !! Looking forward to hearing news from everyone next time.
Nice meetup, thanks Spike for organizing :-)
1 · February 27, 2013
Thanks Jack! Glad you enjoyed it!
Sorry, I'm not going to be in London after all
0 · February 26, 2013
That is a shame Nicola - I was looking forward to seeing you again - maybe next time!
can be there tonight for the first hour and looking forward to catching up!
I will be there early Dorothea (trains permitting) so hope to see you!
I've been sort of getting interested in digital literacy / web-literacy. If anyone else is looking for info on this, this is my blog post with pointers on Mozilla's projects going on at the moment
Look forward to talking at the event :)
0 · February 10, 2013
Hello Thomas, thank you for the link to your blog. I love the work being done by http://rewiredstate.o... and Young Rewired State http://rewiredstate.o...
1 · February 10, 2013
Thanks Chris!! It looks awesome :)
By the way Tony had asked if there was a bit of a community down here in Brighton. It seems that there is a few folk:
0 · February 19, 2013
Yes, we're thinking of trying to get together a Brighton ICT4D Meetup/spinoff now and then, interested? :-)
0 · February 20, 2013
Yes that would be great! I know a few people who might be interested from Sussex uni too :)
0 · February 21, 2013
Interesting. I've never been to London Wall Bar & Kitchen. Note number[masked] on OpenStreetMap: http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/2118622430
Nice blog post from Standford Innovation on Mlearning models in ICT4D
0 · February 13, 2013
Sorry - a change of plans. Have a great evening.
0 · February 7, 2013
Hi Terence - sorry that you cannot make it - hope you can get to the next one!
I just thought 2 post 3 job ads for interesting work:
ICT4D co-ordinator in Rwanda with Unicef: bit.ly/YRJRyBMobiles for Education Alliance Project Manager: goo.gl/tyQn9 ICT strategy development consultant @ UNHCR: bit.ly/XUiEo4
& invite 4 innovators, academics, specialists, and professionals involved / interested in mReading to attend the 1st mReading Working Group meeting. in Washington (yeah :) teleport 2 Washington..)
mReading Working Group Kick-offFeb 12 10:00am – 12:00pm ESTEDC Offices, Washington, DC
Looking 4 updates projects & research on mReading. Virtual participation will also be available... Only 25 places & must RSVP to [masked] by Feb 7, 2013.
And..: ideas about start-up incubation / business dev projects ? Anyone know how programs like this one running with the WB actually work out? (opinions / research)
Link is here:
Looking forward to Feb :)
0 · February 5, 2013
Thanks Sarah, will be nice to catch up then in Feb. Cheers :)
Hopefully we can revisit our discussion on what to organise in 2013? Here are some notes and ideas we kicked around in December.
0 · January 20, 2013
Ahh, wish I could go but that week is Mobile World Congress! Have fun!
0 · January 2, 2013
I cannot imagine why anyone would chose to spend a week in Barcelona rather than be in London ;-)Hope to see you next time Ceri!Spike
0 · January 3, 2013
Ahh to have the opportunity to spend a week or two in Barcelona. London I have all the time.
Thanks for the invite!
Yup, all booked and reserved!
Will be in Zambia until April
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