Australians who live on slumdog millionaires’ row – and love it

This is amazing.Australians who live on slumdog millionaires’ row – and love it | and Cathy Delaney don’t need to see the hit movie Slumdog Millionaire. The Brisbane couple experience slum life in India every day.For 13 years they have lived in the shanty towns of the Indian capital, New Delhi, raising their children…… Continue reading Australians who live on slumdog millionaires’ row – and love it

Laptops or mobile phones?

The OLPC versus the Mobile Phone – A False Dichotomy | MobileActive.orgThe ongoing debate over the value of cheap and open laptops for users in developing countries as opposed to mobile phones continues, most recently with a post from Cory Doctorow in the Guardian UK. The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative, the most visible…… Continue reading Laptops or mobile phones?

Accelerating Innovation for Development

Accelerating Innovation for DevelopmentInnovation, the process of developing ideas into products and services, is a major driving force in global economic growth and development. Historically innovation has been done within institutions, whether companies or non-profit organizations. Innovation generally tends to be a closed process, relying on a limited pool of human resources and knowledge (albeit…… Continue reading Accelerating Innovation for Development