Category Archives: Senegal

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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M’boro Senegal Site Visit, March 2011 (Part III)

Watching the children use the laptops is always the highlight of a visit to the schools. Even so, it was a little sad to see some of the students struggling with their half-functional computers. It reminded me of other visits … Continue reading

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M’boro Senegal Site Visit, March 2011 (Part II)

I feel very fortunate to report that two weeks ago, I returned to visit Ecole Notre Dame in M’boro, Senegal. The laptops have been used in the classrooms for about a year and a half. The wonderful news is that, … Continue reading

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