Here are some key posts from our Twitter feed the past couple days, or else, meanwhile on twitter:
A book reader or an innovator?? Most probably, the former!
To some this is just another picture; it means nothing – to others it’s a story of passion, purpose & determination. pic.twitter.com/JOYNMw1Rzt
— CK Japheth (@CKJapheth) September 30, 2017
Most probably a book reader https://t.co/Vf9AUJeUql
— Journey into ComDev (@IntoComDev) October 1, 2017
A list of disruptive technologies and their potential economic impact.
A Gallery of Disruptive Technologies [Infographic] #IoT #AI #BigData #Cloud #Robotics #DigitalTransformation via @McKinsey @ipfconline1 pic.twitter.com/BFjB2oNegJ
— Antonio Grasso (@antgrasso) September 29, 2017
What would happen if I just kept digging?? Humanity wonders
This incredible animation shows how deep humans have dug pic.twitter.com/lQxsF3BihJ
— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) October 1, 2017
A look at @aidnography
Reading #Maria through a #globaldev lens feat @BenParker140 @yarimarbonilla @EvilGeniusPub @latinorebels & more! https://t.co/k3Uqk0RKGt
— Tobias Denskus (@aidnography) October 1, 2017
We have started a thread with articles about football, representation and stereotypes. From “He needs to think a little bit quicker” to it might be a bit of a banter, and all the way to.. beware, you probably are a racist
Stereotypical representations, football, and the obvious | Thread with relevant articles and opinions | ⚽️⚽️⚽️| #FootballStereotypes
— Journey into ComDev (@IntoComDev) September 28, 2017
Clueless policymakers? No way!
Many leaders clueless on issues facing girls, women, survey showshttps://t.co/0CqnIR5OJK
— Johns Hopkins CCP (@JohnsHopkinsCCP) October 1, 2017
On a similar note, in regards to multilateral partnerships for the implementation of ICT4D projects for development and Unwin (2017, p.27) argues:
Such a framework, though, ignores the most important people in any partnerships, namely the intended beneficiaries, and this is precisely one of the problems encountered in the failure of many ICT4D projects to deliver on their intended objectives. More often than not, they are designed externally, without sufficient consideration being given to the needs and contexts of those for whom they are intended.
No more Utopias.-
-No more Utopias for you, guys!
-But why? 😐😭
| 📚and morehttps://t.co/ntKn6ccs5r
— Journey into ComDev (@IntoComDev) October 2, 2017
we no longer see technology as this magic panacea for the world’s ills.
but also, because:
if you write a story set in a dystopian setting, there’s kind of automatic, built-in drama
Meanwhile on Twitter is our view on what happens twitter-wise. Would you like to contribute? Would you like to add? Would you like to communicate? Feel free to send us a message!!!
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