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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VU symposium puts ICT4D into perspective

On 16 May 2014, the symposium “Perspectives on ICT for Development” (ICT4D) was held at VU University Amsterdam. The event featured international speakers from different backgrounds, who were asked to present their perspective on the principles, practice and scientific background

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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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Reading list for March 2014

Here are some interesting things to have a look at: In a entertaining long post entitled “Bar des Sciences: Débat sur le Big Data”, Arthur Charpentier explains how “big data” makes theories obsoletes. Take a huge amount of data, and

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