This quarter we will be reading papers focused on major ICTD projects that have withstood the test of time. Discussion each week will focus on how a particular technology or project has evolved and the context surrounding it's evolution. A Google Doc for organizing topics and selecting can be found here.
The seminar meets Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 in CSE 203.
|1||March 29||---||Planning and disorganization|
|2||April 5||SMS||Trevor||Use of an Innovative, Affordable, and Open-Source Short Message Service–Based Tool to Monitor Malaria in Remote Areas of Uganda (PDF)|
|3||April 12||ODK||Waylon||Open Data Kit: Tools to Build Information Services for Developing Regions (PDF)|
|5||April 26||Babajobs||Niall||Page 7-10 of this report.|
|6||May 3||Digital Green||Sam||Digital Green: Participatory video for agricultural extension Rikin Gandhi (PDF)|
|7||May 10||Village Base Station||Fahad||Local, sustainable, small-scale celluarl networks Heimerl et. al (PDF)|
|8||May 17||Awaaz.De||Aditya||Power to the Peers: Authority of Source Effects for a Voice-Based Agricultural Information Service in Rural India Patel et. al (PDF)|
|7||May 24||UNICEF Logistics||Trevor||Logistics as Care and Control: An Investigation into the UNICEF Supply Division Margaret Jack & Steve Jackson (PDF)|