can we measure intangible impacts of ICT for community development,
especially non-monetary impacts such as self esteem and expression of aspirations.
What is the landscape of public access computing (libraries, telecenters and cybercafes) in 25 developing countries, with specific focus on the information needs of underserved communities. Includes "Libraries, Telecenters and Cybercafes: International Comparisons," a book with research results of he Landscape Study, and a short video that summarizes the book in 3 minutes.
In-depth study of the uses and impacts of libraries, telcenters and cybercafes in Colombia; smaller study in South Africa.
How do underserved populations such as Hispanic day laborers in Washington State use computers and other information and communication technologies?
Includes Fearless Cards, a toolkit for basic computer literacy training for underserved populations.
A research initiative to explore the convergence of immigration and information in the US. Includes Social Media and Social Movements, on the use of Facebook by organizations working with Hispanic immigrants in WA State.Growing trend of pushing back on technology by those who have too much of it.
How has the discourse about ICT for development shifted over the past decade? this study does a content analysis of journals and conferences in the ICTD field between 2000-2010.