Survey data analysis begins


Over the past few months, the survey analysis working group of the Global Impact Study has been planning for and implementing the user and venue survey data analysis. This working group, comprised of Mike Crandall, Chris Rothschild, George Sciadas, and Araba Sey, is working with the University …

Education versus training


At TASCHA, we talk a lot about computer skills training: how to operate a mouse, surf the Internet, save a document to enhance digital literacy among community members for the purpose of promoting social and economic development and inclusive communities. Because our work has focused on …

More on open development


I realize from delving more into this that several of us have come to the same conclusion. I'm repeating myself but here goes: It's not about building a big repository. Stop that. It's about aggregating, not centralizing. Making it easy to find, aggregate, and mash up.

Create an open access repository


Joe and I are overhauling the Technology & Social Change Group website. I took a step back this week to think about what's most important for this first version, and how we're going to transfer over our existing content. I've dubbed TASCHA website 1.0 the "does-not-suck version" in order …

Release of public access ICT venue database


The Global Impact Study is excited to announce the release of our public access ICT venue database. Utilizing the inventory data collected in Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Lithuania, and the Philippines, the web database offers multiple search options, three different visualizations of the data, …