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John Liebhardt · October, 2009

I am a Librarian at an academic library in the United States.

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Latest posts by John Liebhardt from October, 2009

20 October 2009

ICT4D: When mobile phones link with computers

The Future of ICT for Development

In the second of three posts, we ask: How are new technologies changing the field of ICT4D? Will linking computers to portable phones benefit human development in the developing world?

12 October 2009

What future for ICT4D?

The Future of ICT for Development

We know the capacity of mobile phones to affect human development. But that is last year's news. Some thinkers argue that we are on the verge of another round of...

5 October 2009

ICTs and the spread of indigenous knowledge

The Future of ICT for Development

Practitioners of indigenous knowledge increasingly use the media to exchange ideas and publicize traditional learning to the larger world. What happens when such local practices go global?

1 October 2009

‘Samoa will remember this day in her heart for ever’

Bloggers and citizen journalists are reacting to the massive earthquake and subsequent Tsunami that struck both Samoa and American Samoa, destroying crops, property and killing an estimated 150 people.