Category Archives: Solomon Islands

TEDxIIT talk: Technology for Development: No Shortcuts

At the TEDxIIT conference earlier this year I spoke about the challenges facing ICT4D and some promising methods for moving forward. The main points of this talk are as follows: The realm of ICT4D has a disturbing track record of … Continue reading

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Pacific Telecommunications Council Conference, January 2011

In the second half of January, I had the opportunity to attend the Pacific Telecommunications Council conference, and presented on the panel: Extending Communications to Underserved Schools: Sustainability Challenges I’ve been attending this conference for some years now, and proposed … Continue reading

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Talking with Parents & Teachers in Batuna, Solomon Islands

Once again in Batuna, I was fortunate enough to be able to speak with both parents and teachers of the students participating in the OLPC program. The parents with whom I spoke are pictured below. The parents attested to the … Continue reading

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