The Criticality of Inserting Data Ethics in Development

The fourth industrial revolution has taken place, and people from diverse upbringings, cultures as well as socio-economic backgrounds have required to adapt in new ways than ever before. According to Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, the fourth industrial revolution is fundamentally different. ‘‘It …

ICT4D Infographic

Digital media can significantly assist ICT to deliver the needed tech capabilitities to developing nations, and in general within the area of International Development. As per the author Heeks and the infographic above, ICT & Development can be explained as follows: Informational Development – network society Digital Development – platforms …

Crisis Communications and digital tech in International Development

One very important feature of ICT4D is that it focuses on technology, law, information, data and communications from a lens of how it affects people and communities. Sustainable development requires consistent development efforts and specifically the acquisition of digital technology. If we focus on digital development more, we can acquire …

Globalization, social media, and its impact on International Development

Globalization is known as the development of an increasing integrated economy marked by free trade and the flow of capital. The author Pieterse suggests however that globalization and its breakdown has changed significantly, what we know as development now is not what was previously, and further to this, that the …