This publication discusses whether ICTs are effective instruments to empower people, reduce poverty and improve lives, or whether they are just deepening the already existing inequalities and divisions in the world. Key innovators, leading CEOs, top-level government leaders and grass-root practitioners all contributed to its content, which includes sections on fostering policy and implementation, innovating for equitable access and promoting local content and knowledge.
Haven’t read it yet, just a quick look, so no comments yet, but I thought I should share it and, over all, post it here so I don’t lose the reference amongst my growing bookmarks.
If you need to cite this article in a formal way (i.e. for bibliographical purposes) I dare suggest:
Peña-López, I. (2004) “ICT4D – Connecting People for a Better World” In ICTlogy,
#14, November 2004. Barcelona: ICTlogy.
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