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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / August 14, 2011

IPO48 Livestream – Watch the 12 startups battle it out


Live streaming by Ustream

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wireless Wednesday

m:lab By Jessica Colaço / August 12, 2011

The Myths and Reality of M4D – Wireless Wednesday Event


The m:lab will host Kentaro Toyama on Wednesday 17th August for a Wireless Wednesday event themed on “Mobiles for Development”. The past few years have seen incredible interest in applying mobile technologies for international development, an endeavour often abbreviated “M4D”. Can mobile phones be used to improve rural healthcare? How do you design

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 10, 2011

ICTD: Kentaro Toyama Talk


Why It’s So Difficult to Get Rich and Help the Poor Simultaneously In C. K. Prahalad’s best-selling book, “The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid,” the subtitle “Eradicating Poverty through Profits”, captures the rhetoric of many for-profit social entrepreneurs, as well as much of ICT-for-development, where the goal is to run

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 9, 2011

Wikipedia – Asaf Bartov Presentation


Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based on an openly editable model. Wikipedia’s articles provide links to guide the user to related pages with additional information. It is written collaboratively by largely anonymous Internet volunteers who write without pay. Anyone with Internet access can write and make changes to Wikipedia articles (except in certain cases

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 8, 2011

Intellectual Property and Creativity session


If you’re a developer, programmer, creative or endeavor to become one, you should be aware that the easiest way you can protect the products of your efforts is by copyrighting them. Software and creative work fall under the category of Intellectual Property, and must be protected in order to preserve the legal rights

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