Big Data: Silver Bullet, 21st Century oil, or just a plain old thermometer?

Part 1 Development has seen a number of “silver bullets” since the middle of the last century and it’s tempting to place Big Data as the latest and greatest solution to the development question. But as competing silver bullets ricochet through workshops and high-level panel discussions in the develo-sphere, in …

Social Media vs. Free Speech

journalism and sharing information enters a new path with Social Media, a realm that’s not entirely empty of challenges. Sharing information fast, reaching, engaging and interacting with audiences online has become increasingly essential to spread news.