Monthly Archives: March 2012

A brief response to Wayan’s top 5 ICT4D countries in Africa

In response to Wayan’s post¬† ICT4D, certainly in an African developing country context, is supposed to *embrace* the lives of the most disenfranchised people – inevitably those who lack even the most basic of amenities, let alone ICTs! If you

Posted in #Idlelo6, africa, assistive technologies, bandwidth, EduNet Namibia, FOSS, ICT4D, Ict4e, innovation, investment, total cost of ownership, Wayan's EdTech Debates

You can get most (of) anything at Liz’s Vulture Restaurant (Massacree)

What a scene! Warthog, (mostly) young White-backed Vultures and a Marabou Stork at a carcass.  NARREC vulture restaurant and observation hide, Brakwater, Namibia

Posted in #namibia, birds, brakwater, camera trap, marabou stork, narrec, re-sighting, tagging, vulture, warthog

what’s all the fuss about one laptop per child in south america?

Hot off the press! scientists at work in Peru – (http://blogs.iadb.org/desarrolloefectivo_en/2012/03/06/and_the_jury_is _back _one_laptop_per_child_is_not _enough) According to Pablo Ibarraran, this is the “first evaluation of OLPC that focuses on educational outcomes, namely student learning. There are many stories about implementation of

Posted in OLPC, Peru ICT4E, Wayan's EdTech Debates