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Reading list for November 2014

After some months break here is a new reading list with some pointers harvested between June and November 2014. In “Nine Lessons for Bridging the Gap between Cities and Citizens” the world bank shares 9 lessons about open governance learnt

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DownScale 2014 and OpenDevelopmentCamp 2014

It is already two weeks since DownScale 2014 took place on the 8th of October and OpenDevelopmentCamp 2014 followed up on the 9th and 10th. 3 days packed with great new insights and inspiring talks. DownScale 2014 was the third

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Reading list for May 2014

As usual, here are some interesting things to look at this month. This was actually a rather busy month so less time for reading… In “What We Learnt at Making it Matter” Marieke Guy, looks back at the outcome of

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Two new publications !

We just got two new papers out. The first one entitled “Let’s “Downscale” Linked Data” explains what our community is up to, the second one “The Entity Registry System: Publishing and Consuming Linked Data in Poorly Connected Environments “ takes

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Reading list for April 2014

Here is the collection of pointers for this month: The paper entitled “ICT4D: A Computer Science Perspective” look at the role computer science (CS) can play in looking at the usage of ICT for development. ICT4D has a long history

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Symposium “Perspectives on ICT4D”

On 16 May 2014, The Network Institute, Computer Science Department and International Office of VU Amsterdam organize a symposium on ICT4D, the quickly growing field of practice and study how Information and Communication Technologies influence and may contribute to social

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Impressions from SugarCamp#3

The third edition of SugarCamp in Paris organised by OLPC France this last week-end, on the 12th and 13th, was a event rich of discussions (everyone is very passionate about what he does !), information sharing and ideas debated. Something

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