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EC.701J D-Lab I: Development (MIT) EC.701J D-Lab I: Development (MIT)

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D-Lab Development addresses issues of technological improvements at the micro level for developing countries—in particular, how the quality of life of low-income households can be improved by adaptation of low cost and sustainable technologies. Discussion of development issues as well as project implementation challenges are addressed through lectures, case studies, guest speakers and laboratory exercises. Students form project teams to partner with mostly local level organizations in developing countries, and formulate plans for an IAP site visit. (Previous field sites include Ghana, Brazil, Honduras and India.) Project team meetings focus on developing specific projects and include cultural, social, political, environmental and economic overviews of the countries and localities to D-Lab Development addresses issues of technological improvements at the micro level for developing countries—in particular, how the quality of life of low-income households can be improved by adaptation of low cost and sustainable technologies. Discussion of development issues as well as project implementation challenges are addressed through lectures, case studies, guest speakers and laboratory exercises. Students form project teams to partner with mostly local level organizations in developing countries, and formulate plans for an IAP site visit. (Previous field sites include Ghana, Brazil, Honduras and India.) Project team meetings focus on developing specific projects and include cultural, social, political, environmental and economic overviews of the countries and localities to

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EC.701 | EC.701 | 11.025 | 11.025 | 11.472 | 11.472 | development project | development project | appropriate technology | appropriate technology | sustainable development | sustainable development | intermediate technology | intermediate technology | stakeholder analysis | stakeholder analysis | China | China | India | India | Rwanda | Rwanda | Sierra Leone | Sierra Leone | Tanzania | Tanzania | Africa | Africa | developing country | developing country | international development | international development | third world | third world | poverty | poverty | bottom of the pyramid;cooking | bottom of the pyramid;cooking | latrine | latrine | grain mill | grain mill | solar energy | solar energy | stove | stove | energy | energy | charcoal | charcoal | wheelchair | wheelchair | water | water | water quality | water quality | safe water | safe water | water treatment | water treatment | health | health | sanitation | sanitation | World Bank | World Bank | NGO | NGO | United Nations | United Nations | ICT4D | ICT4D | ICT4C | ICT4C | microfinance | microfinance | micro-finance | micro-finance | AIDS | AIDS | HIV | HIV | wind power | wind power | solar power | solar power | biomass | biomass | biodiesel | biodiesel | biogas | biogas | agriculture | agriculture | farming | farming | food | food | green revolution | green revolution | millenium development goals | millenium development goals

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MAS.965 NextLab I: Designing Mobile Technologies for the Next Billion Users (MIT) MAS.965 NextLab I: Designing Mobile Technologies for the Next Billion Users (MIT)

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Can you make a cellphone change the world? NextLab is a hands-on year-long design course in which students research, develop and deploy mobile technologies for the next billion mobile users in developing countries. Guided by real-world needs as observed by local partners, students work in multidisciplinary teams on term-long projects, closely collaborating with NGOs and communities at the local level, field practitioners, and experts in relevant fields. Students are expected to leverage technical ingenuity in both mobile and internet technologies together with social insight in order to address social challenges in areas such as health, microfinance, entrepreneurship, education, and civic activism. Students with technically and socially viable prototypes may obtain funding for travel to th Can you make a cellphone change the world? NextLab is a hands-on year-long design course in which students research, develop and deploy mobile technologies for the next billion mobile users in developing countries. Guided by real-world needs as observed by local partners, students work in multidisciplinary teams on term-long projects, closely collaborating with NGOs and communities at the local level, field practitioners, and experts in relevant fields. Students are expected to leverage technical ingenuity in both mobile and internet technologies together with social insight in order to address social challenges in areas such as health, microfinance, entrepreneurship, education, and civic activism. Students with technically and socially viable prototypes may obtain funding for travel to th

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appropriate technology | appropriate technology | sustainable development | sustainable development | international development | international development | micro-finance | micro-finance | social entrepreneurship | social entrepreneurship | social venture | social venture | communications technology | communications technology | cell phone | cell phone | cellular technology | cellular technology | SMS | SMS | mobile phone | mobile phone | mobile technology | mobile technology | innovation | innovation | health care | health care | economic empowerment | economic empowerment | education | education | civic engagement | civic engagement | bottom of the pyramid | bottom of the pyramid | poverty | poverty | ICT | ICT | ICT4D | ICT4D | can you make a cellphone change the world? | can you make a cellphone change the world?

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STS.460 Histories of Information, Communication, and Computing Technologies (MIT) STS.460 Histories of Information, Communication, and Computing Technologies (MIT)

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The histories of information, communication, and computing technologies have attracted attention from scholars across a variety of disciplines. This course introduces students to prominent voices in these topics across fields. Alongside readings introducing students to this broad scholarly terrain, the course offers guidance in research and writing for publication based on the reality that PhD candidates on the job market need to be published authors, and that every term paper has the potential to be a journal article. We work towards publication by reading widely-cited scholarly histories both for their content and for what they can tell us about scholarly craft. The histories of information, communication, and computing technologies have attracted attention from scholars across a variety of disciplines. This course introduces students to prominent voices in these topics across fields. Alongside readings introducing students to this broad scholarly terrain, the course offers guidance in research and writing for publication based on the reality that PhD candidates on the job market need to be published authors, and that every term paper has the potential to be a journal article. We work towards publication by reading widely-cited scholarly histories both for their content and for what they can tell us about scholarly craft.

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history | history | information | information | communication | communication | computing | computing | technology | technology | ICT | ICT | military | military | intelligence agency | intelligence agency | business | business | government | government | entertainment | entertainment | cultural history | cultural history | proto-ICT | proto-ICT | dissertation | dissertation | metanarrative | metanarrative | monograph | monograph | secondary sources | secondary sources | primary sources | primary sources | knowledge | knowledge | publishing | publishing

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Thoughts Towards a History of ICT4D - And Its Future Role

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David Souter uses the history and development of ICT4D as a framework to critique ICT4D approaches and consider the relevance of ICTs and ICT4D to the post-2015 development agenda. The presentation will use the history and development of ICT4D - and its relationships with both development policy and the ICT sector - as a framework to critique ICT4D approaches and consider the relevance of ICTs and ICT4D to the post-2015 development agenda. It will draw, inter alia, on recent work for the World Bank, to assess ICTs in post-conflict reconstruction; for the International Institute for Sustainable Development, to address the relationship between ICTs and sustainability; and for UNCTAD and the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development, to consider the implications of emerging ICT Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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internet | ICT4D | policy | conflict | internet | ICT4D | policy | conflict | 2014-02-18

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How best to communicate with communities affected by disaster? Case Studies from Typhoon Haiyan

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This seminar will investigate how different technologies were used by CDAC Network Members in the immediate response to Typhoon Haiyan, focusing particularly on how needs assessment data was collected, shared and acted upon. This seminar will investigate how different technologies were used by CDAC Network Members in the immediate response to Typhoon Haiyan, focusing particularly on how needs assessment data was collected, shared and acted upon. The session will discuss some of the challenges faced in collecting data following a crisis, and will give examples of how Members are working together to try and overcome these. The CDAC Network is a network of media development organisations, international NGOs, inter-governmental agencies and technology providers, with a vision to improve two-wa Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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internet | ICT4D | disaster | internet | ICT4D | disaster | 2014-02-25

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The Internet in a post-PRISM world

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Dan McQuillan examines the Internet in a post-PRISM world, and asks if its power to tackle global poverty will be lost. This seminar will examine the Internet in a post-PRISM world, and ask if its power to tackle global poverty will be lost. While recognising the danger of nation states breaking up the Internet, I will concentrate on the already existing threat of tracking & big data and the emergence of algorithmic regulation. ICT4D may never have delivered on the promise of development anyway, so I won't mourn its passing but will point instead to the risk of a neocolonial cybernetics running across the Internet and the Internet of Things, and the risk of renewed subjugation through ideas like Smart Slums. Based on my experiences with civic hacking and the crypytoparty movement, I will Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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internet | development | ICT4D | internet | development | ICT4D | 2014-02-11

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The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Implications for ICT4D Research

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Richard Heeks explores new post-2015 development agenda and its implications for ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development) research priorities. With the Millennium Development Goals about to reach their sell-by date, the new post-2015 development agenda is currently being formulated. This talk explores that agenda and its implications for ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development) research priorities. The presentation begins with an overview of the post-2015 process and a cross-check that the new agenda is worth attending to. Arguing it will be the single most important shaper of future development priorities, the talk then analyses three aspects of the post-2015 framework compared to that inspired by the MDGs: elements of the agenda that ar Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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internet | development | ICT4D | internet | development | ICT4D | 2014-01-28

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Thoughts Towards a History of ICT4D - And Its Future Role

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David Souter uses the history and development of ICT4D as a framework to critique ICT4D approaches and consider the relevance of ICTs and ICT4D to the post-2015 development agenda. The presentation will use the history and development of ICT4D - and its relationships with both development policy and the ICT sector - as a framework to critique ICT4D approaches and consider the relevance of ICTs and ICT4D to the post-2015 development agenda. It will draw, inter alia, on recent work for the World Bank, to assess ICTs in post-conflict reconstruction; for the International Institute for Sustainable Development, to address the relationship between ICTs and sustainability; and for UNCTAD and the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development, to consider the implications of emerging ICT Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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internet | ICT4D | policy | conflict | internet | ICT4D | policy | conflict | 2014-02-18

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SP.721 D-Lab I: Development (MIT)

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D-Lab Development addresses issues of technological improvements at the micro level for developing countries—in particular, how the quality of life of low-income households can be improved by adaptation of low cost and sustainable technologies. Discussion of development issues as well as project implementation challenges are addressed through lectures, case studies, guest speakers and laboratory exercises. Students form project teams to partner with mostly local level organizations in developing countries, and formulate plans for an IAP site visit. (Previous field sites include Ghana, Brazil, Honduras and India.) Project team meetings focus on developing specific projects and include cultural, social, political, environmental and economic overviews of the countries and localities to

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development project | appropriate technology | sustainable development | intermediate technology | stakeholder analysis | China | India | Rwanda | Sierra Leone | Tanzania | Africa | developing country | international development | third world | poverty | bottom of the pyramid;cooking | latrine | grain mill | solar energy | stove | energy | charcoal | wheelchair | water | water quality | safe water | water treatment | health | sanitation | World Bank | NGO | United Nations | ICT4D | ICT4C | microfinance | micro-finance | AIDS | HIV | wind power | solar power | biomass | biodiesel | biogas | agriculture | farming | food | green revolution | millenium development goals

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How best to communicate with communities affected by disaster? Case Studies from Typhoon Haiyan

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This seminar will investigate how different technologies were used by CDAC Network Members in the immediate response to Typhoon Haiyan, focusing particularly on how needs assessment data was collected, shared and acted upon. This seminar will investigate how different technologies were used by CDAC Network Members in the immediate response to Typhoon Haiyan, focusing particularly on how needs assessment data was collected, shared and acted upon. The session will discuss some of the challenges faced in collecting data following a crisis, and will give examples of how Members are working together to try and overcome these. The CDAC Network is a network of media development organisations, international NGOs, inter-governmental agencies and technology providers, with a vision to improve two-wa Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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internet | ICT4D | disaster | internet | ICT4D | disaster | 2014-02-25

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Creativity, community and ICT

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What do you think being creative means? This free course Creativity community and ICT engages with the debates surrounding the term 'creativity' and explores ways in which ICT creates new opportunities for creativity and collaborative working. The course would be of interest to teachers parents and carers

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Development | TL_ICT_1 | creativity | teaching | knowledge | ICT | Skills for study: Digital and online

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The Internet in a post-PRISM world

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Dan McQuillan examines the Internet in a post-PRISM world, and asks if its power to tackle global poverty will be lost. This seminar will examine the Internet in a post-PRISM world, and ask if its power to tackle global poverty will be lost. While recognising the danger of nation states breaking up the Internet, I will concentrate on the already existing threat of tracking & big data and the emergence of algorithmic regulation. ICT4D may never have delivered on the promise of development anyway, so I won't mourn its passing but will point instead to the risk of a neocolonial cybernetics running across the Internet and the Internet of Things, and the risk of renewed subjugation through ideas like Smart Slums. Based on my experiences with civic hacking and the crypytoparty movement, I will Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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internet | development | ICT4D | internet | development | ICT4D | 2014-02-11

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The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Implications for ICT4D Research

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Richard Heeks explores new post-2015 development agenda and its implications for ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development) research priorities. With the Millennium Development Goals about to reach their sell-by date, the new post-2015 development agenda is currently being formulated. This talk explores that agenda and its implications for ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development) research priorities. The presentation begins with an overview of the post-2015 process and a cross-check that the new agenda is worth attending to. Arguing it will be the single most important shaper of future development priorities, the talk then analyses three aspects of the post-2015 framework compared to that inspired by the MDGs: elements of the agenda that ar Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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internet | development | ICT4D | internet | development | ICT4D | 2014-01-28

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MAS.965 NextLab I: Designing Mobile Technologies for the Next Billion Users (MIT)

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Can you make a cellphone change the world? NextLab is a hands-on year-long design course in which students research, develop and deploy mobile technologies for the next billion mobile users in developing countries. Guided by real-world needs as observed by local partners, students work in multidisciplinary teams on term-long projects, closely collaborating with NGOs and communities at the local level, field practitioners, and experts in relevant fields. Students are expected to leverage technical ingenuity in both mobile and internet technologies together with social insight in order to address social challenges in areas such as health, microfinance, entrepreneurship, education, and civic activism. Students with technically and socially viable prototypes may obtain funding for travel to th

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appropriate technology | sustainable development | international development | micro-finance | social entrepreneurship | social venture | communications technology | cell phone | cellular technology | SMS | mobile phone | mobile technology | innovation | health care | economic empowerment | education | civic engagement | bottom of the pyramid | poverty | ICT | ICT4D | can you make a cellphone change the world?

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Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century

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This free course, Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century, provides a general overview of how digital technology has come to dominate virtually every aspect of the modern world and some guidance on how to prepare for this digital life. It also provides a more detailed explanation of the internal structure and workings of a typical computer. First published on Thu, 17 Mar 2016 as Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 This free course, Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century, provides a general overview of how digital technology has come to dominate virtually every aspect of the modern world and some guidance on how to prepare for this digital life. It also provides a more detailed explanation of the internal structure and workings of a typical computer. First published on Thu, 17 Mar 2016 as Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 First published on Thu, 17 Mar 2016 as Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 First published on Thu, 17 Mar 2016 as Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Computing and ICT | Computing and ICT | communication | communication | digital | digital | computer | computer | information | information | internet | internet | binary | binary | TU100_1 | TU100_1

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Combatting Corruption with Mobile Phones

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India's right to information movement demonstrated the potential to combat corruption through social audits ? an exercise to share and verify public records with people. India's right to information movement demonstrated the potential to combat corruption through social audits ? an exercise to share and verify public records with people. But this process requires a lot of time, skill and organizational effort ? thanks to which very few audits are organized in India despite its potential. We hope to change this by creating digital tools for activists, which they can use to organize social audits continuously at low cost, and thus challenge corruption in a sustained manner. The technology involves collecting public records online, disseminating it to people via mobile phones and coll Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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ICT4D | ICT4D | 2015-02-24

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s Workers

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An in-depth study of the most powerful electronics contractor and the lives of its 1.4 million workers. During 2010, 18 workers attempted suicide at Taiwanese-owned Foxconn Technology Group's Chinese facilities, where Apple and other high profile branded products are produced and assembled. They ranged in age from 17 to 25 - the prime of youth. Fourteen died, while four survived with crippling injuries. What had driven the young Chinese workers to commit the desperate act? What light did they cast on China's much touted economic transformation in the era of export-oriented growth? The mystery that our investigation seeks to explore is not only the "inside story" of Foxconn; it is also the nature of global capitalism embodying with specific relationship between Foxconn and its buyers, t Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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ICT4D | ICT4D | 2015-02-03

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Ethical Treatment of Data in New Digital Landscapes - bringing development practitioners and academics together

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How can NGOs like Oxfam come together with academics and practitioners alike to tackle emerging privacy and security challenges when it comes to effective management of data? Data has invaluable applications to ensure organisations like Oxfam are needs driven and responsive, meanwhile there are also huge risks to communities if the related processes are not designed and managed in a responsible manner. Adopting meaningful approaches to data security and ethical methodology is not a new effort within Oxfam and the development community nor is it for academics. What is new, however, is the way that the changing digital landscape is presenting new challenges and opportunities which we must react to and ensure staff have resources and knowledge about how to collect, store, manage, use and even Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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ICT4D | ICT4D | 2015-02-10

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Combatting Corruption with Mobile Phones

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India's right to information movement demonstrated the potential to combat corruption through social audits ? an exercise to share and verify public records with people. India's right to information movement demonstrated the potential to combat corruption through social audits ? an exercise to share and verify public records with people. But this process requires a lot of time, skill and organizational effort ? thanks to which very few audits are organized in India despite its potential. We hope to change this by creating digital tools for activists, which they can use to organize social audits continuously at low cost, and thus challenge corruption in a sustained manner. The technology involves collecting public records online, disseminating it to people via mobile phones and coll Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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ICT4D | ICT4D | 2015-02-24

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s Workers

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An in-depth study of the most powerful electronics contractor and the lives of its 1.4 million workers. During 2010, 18 workers attempted suicide at Taiwanese-owned Foxconn Technology Group's Chinese facilities, where Apple and other high profile branded products are produced and assembled. They ranged in age from 17 to 25 - the prime of youth. Fourteen died, while four survived with crippling injuries. What had driven the young Chinese workers to commit the desperate act? What light did they cast on China's much touted economic transformation in the era of export-oriented growth? The mystery that our investigation seeks to explore is not only the "inside story" of Foxconn; it is also the nature of global capitalism embodying with specific relationship between Foxconn and its buyers, t Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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ICT4D | ICT4D | 2015-02-03

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Ethical Treatment of Data in New Digital Landscapes - bringing development practitioners and academics together

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How can NGOs like Oxfam come together with academics and practitioners alike to tackle emerging privacy and security challenges when it comes to effective management of data? Data has invaluable applications to ensure organisations like Oxfam are needs driven and responsive, meanwhile there are also huge risks to communities if the related processes are not designed and managed in a responsible manner. Adopting meaningful approaches to data security and ethical methodology is not a new effort within Oxfam and the development community nor is it for academics. What is new, however, is the way that the changing digital landscape is presenting new challenges and opportunities which we must react to and ensure staff have resources and knowledge about how to collect, store, manage, use and even Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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ICT4D | ICT4D | 2015-02-10

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Introduction to computer forensics and investigations Introduction to computer forensics and investigations

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With a few easily available tools people can reveal the stored passwords on their computer and access previously deleted data. Learn about some of the issues in data privacy and computer forensics. This free course, Introduction to computer forensics and investigations, provides practical demonstration in a clear and accessible format. First published on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 as Introduction to computer forensics and investigations. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 With a few easily available tools people can reveal the stored passwords on their computer and access previously deleted data. Learn about some of the issues in data privacy and computer forensics. This free course, Introduction to computer forensics and investigations, provides practical demonstration in a clear and accessible format. First published on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 as Introduction to computer forensics and investigations. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Computing and ICT | Computing and ICT | computers | computers | M889_1 | M889_1

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An introduction to information security An introduction to information security

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Headline news scares about stolen or missing data are becoming a frequent occurrence. This free course, An introduction to information security, discusses the importance of protecting information. Organisations are relying more and more heavily on computers to store sensitive corporate and customer information and this OpenLearn course gives an overview of information security management systems. First published on Wed, 18 May 2011 as An introduction to information security. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2011 Headline news scares about stolen or missing data are becoming a frequent occurrence. This free course, An introduction to information security, discusses the importance of protecting information. Organisations are relying more and more heavily on computers to store sensitive corporate and customer information and this OpenLearn course gives an overview of information security management systems. First published on Wed, 18 May 2011 as An introduction to information security. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2011

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Computing and ICT | Computing and ICT | pulsars | pulsars | security | security | M886_1 | M886_1

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STS.460 Histories of Information, Communication, and Computing Technologies (MIT)

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The histories of information, communication, and computing technologies have attracted attention from scholars across a variety of disciplines. This course introduces students to prominent voices in these topics across fields. Alongside readings introducing students to this broad scholarly terrain, the course offers guidance in research and writing for publication based on the reality that PhD candidates on the job market need to be published authors, and that every term paper has the potential to be a journal article. We work towards publication by reading widely-cited scholarly histories both for their content and for what they can tell us about scholarly craft.

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history | information | communication | computing | technology | ICT | military | intelligence agency | business | government | entertainment | cultural history | proto-ICT | dissertation | metanarrative | monograph | secondary sources | primary sources | knowledge | publishing

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Technology Enhanced Learning (2011) Technology Enhanced Learning (2011)

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In this course there is an introduction for educationalists to the current situation of education in the socio-technological environment. On it, we want to explore, analise and debate how technological changes in society are impacting or not in educational processes. In this course there is an introduction for educationalists to the current situation of education in the socio-technological environment. On it, we want to explore, analise and debate how technological changes in society are impacting or not in educational processes.

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TEL | TEL | áctica y Organización Escolar | áctica y Organización Escolar | ulearning | ulearning | mlearning | mlearning | technology enhanced learning | technology enhanced learning | elearning | elearning | ICT | ICT

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