Tag: mobile apps

Rob Goodier

From Baby Monitors to Fishing Fleets: Ten Upgrades with Remote Sensors

June 28, 2017

The cost of electronic sensors and mobile technology has dropped low enough to network hardware and infrastructure even in...

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Kay Chau

Tech Help That Won’t Bust Your Budget: Free ICT4D Assistance

February 14, 2017

By Kay Chau, Director of Product and Customer Success at TaroWorks Making do with less is a fact of life for...

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Rob Goodier

Promising Prototypes to Watch in 2017

January 19, 2017

Prototypes are pushing the field of global development technology forward as they evolve in workshops, universities, laboratories and even...

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Shivani Siroya

How to use big data to make sure that financial inclusion is inclusive

July 18, 2016

InVenture is a data science company that builds financial identities for people who previously had none. Using over 10,000...

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Rob Goodier

Mobile Data-Gathering Apps – Tweet Roundup

June 1, 2014

We present our twice-monthly snapshot of interesting tweets in the technology for global development space. For up-to-the-minute updates from...

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Rob Goodier

Data mapping has a new look with Akvo FLOW’s first major update

February 19, 2013

In 2006, two water aid professionals used GPS devices to plot wells and other water points on a map...

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Rob Goodier

Ten things to put in your emergency kit

October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy is blacking out homes on the US East Coast and a tsunami warning worried people on the...

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Rob Goodier

What a cheap Android smart phone means to app developers in emerging markets

September 16, 2011

At about $85, Huawei’s IDEOS shows that smart phones are becoming affordable in emerging markets. When the Android-based IDEOS...

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Rob Goodier

E4C’s app project: Science, engineering and development apps that work

March 21, 2011

Applications for mobile devices have staked out firm and useful territory within the world of international development in the...

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Rob Goodier

How FLOW can change development work

January 22, 2011

Last summer, Dru Borden drove and walked to hundreds of wells, water kiosks, pumps, rivers,and scoop holes in the...

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