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Featured Blog Posts – December 2012 Archive (12)

Apply for the Adobe Youth Voices 2013 Program

Here is an opportunity to take part in the Adobe Youth Voices Program which empowers youth around the world to communicate their ideas, exhibit their potential, and take action to change the world. TakingITGlobal is delivering this innovative program for youth to engage in hands on media production and share their perspectives on the social issues that affect them.

The program is open to all…


Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on December 21, 2012 at 5:31pm — 1 Comment

Dec 2012 ITU Statshot Overview of the Global Technology Landscape

Our friends over at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), shares with us this latest Statshot overview of the global technology landscape.


It shows that there are over 100 countries with mobile-cellular penetration exceeding 100% (meaning there are more mobile-cellular subscriptions than inhabitants) and that, in 7 economies…


Added by on December 13, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Intel Learn creates positive impact on girls according to ICRW study

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) has conducted a study on the Intel Learn digital literacy program and its impact on female learners. Recently released results of the study revealed that the program has been able to reach a large number of girls and women and enhance their technology skills, critical thinking, and self-confidence, improving their effectiveness as students, community members, and…


Added by Cuchie Echeverria on December 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Telecentre-Europe at the Catalan Telecentre Network Conference

As I am located in Barcelona and an enthusiast coworker at the headquarters of the Catalan Telecentre Network Xarxa Punt TIC, I was invited at the Social Internet Conference that took place at…


Added by Lize De Clercq on December 13, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

Training for the digital inclusion of the rehabilitation centers for children and youth with SEN in Moldova

During 7th and 8th December 2012 - Hilfswerk Austria in Moldova NGO held a practical workshop entitled "Information and Communication Technologies for the digital Inclusion of the rehabilitation centers for children and youth with SEN on both banks of…


Added by Ion Braga on December 11, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

2012 Internet Trends Year-End Update

Mary Meeker, the so called "Queen of the Net", has recently released her year-end report on the state of the web.

According to Meeker, Internet growth remains robust while rapid mobile adoption is still in the early stages.

Aside from basic statistics, Meeker also provides a glimpse of the re-imagination of practically everything -- computing devices, connectivity, knowledge, photography, navigation, news and information flow, note taking, files and folders, content…


Added by Cuchie Echeverria on December 10, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

From the Concluding Talks of the Series- TIS Talks

Technology, Innovation and Sustainability Talks, or TIS Talks, a series of webinars launched by Foundation (TCF), in partnership with Intel was recently concluded. The TIS Talks run from July to November 2012 brought together telecentres, networks and partner organizations to learn about successful telecentre…


Added by Seu Yapa on December 7, 2012 at 6:06am — No Comments

European Social Innovation Competition

On 1 October 2012 the European Commission launched the European Social Innovation Competition in memory of …


Added by Lize De Clercq on December 6, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

New report from the Global Impact Study - do mobile phones replace public access?

The Global Impact Study is pleased to announce the release of the Mobile Internet in-depth study research report, Public access, private mobile: The interplay of shared access and the mobile Internet for Teenagers in Cape Town. Led by Marion Walton of the University of Cape Town and Jonathan Donner of Microsoft Research India, this study assesses and describes the interplay between public PC-based Internet access and private mobile-based access for urban teenaged public access venue users in…


Added by Global Impact Study on December 6, 2012 at 4:11am — No Comments

Spark A Child’s Digital Future in Africa!

This weekend our friends at World Vision launched a new initiative to provide technology and training to students and teachers in Africa. Called Spark a Child’s Digital Future, this program will enable primary schools with ICT resources and the required training and support for a sustainable program.

Intel, Microsoft…


Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on December 4, 2012 at 9:24pm — No Comments

9 Telecentre Women to Join the Cherie Blair Foundation’s Mentoring Women in Business Program

Nine telecentre women managers from the Philippines have recently been selected to join the Mentoring Women in Business Program organized by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.


The selection of these telecentre women comes as a result of the partnership forged last August 2012 between…


Added by on December 1, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Nairobi Technology Salon - "Technology Challenges in Development"

The Technology Salon™ is an intimate, informal, and in person, discussion between ICT experts and international development professionals, with a focus on technology's impact on donor-sponsored technical assistance delivery, and private enterprise driven economic development, facilitated by technology. This allows…


Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on December 1, 2012 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

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