Surveillance and Silence: The Rise of Curbs on Communication in ICT4D

Surveillance and the lack of security are two of the larger issues in the world of ICT4D precisely because they attack the very trust and openness that predicates much of what makes the internet a potentially valuable tool for development. Imagine for a moment how much of what we do online is predicated on trust. […]

Service, security, collaboration: ideas and tools for teaching

Today, some thoughts on the intersection of service, security, sharing, and collaborative learning. I am fully aware of how academia and teaching is a bit of a barter economy. I help you with a paper or project; you return that favor later on (or not, in some cases). I review this; you review that, etc. […]