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Archive for September, 2007

Where 2 Web 2.0- Where to find the tools

So you may be convinced or at least a little curious now but want to know where to find Web 2.0 tools to use, here are some ideas that i got during the past three days… *Blogs/Blogging -Blogger -WordPress.com *Wikis -Wikipedia -Wetpaint -peanutbutter * Collaborative work -Dgroups -Google Groups -Yahoo Groups *Photos -FlickR -Picasa *Video…

Where 2 Web 2.0–some examples

Here are some examples of ‘where 2 web 2.0′ from different angles… * Think about the direction of your Web 2.0… Ethan Zuckerman, the keynote speaker of the day, believes in web 2.0 but asked everyone to think about who we want to reach and how we want to reach them–this will help you to…

Where 2 Web 2.0

Day 3 and final day of the Web 2.0 for Dev conference. The theme of today’s blogging is on where 2 web 2.0… Taking on angle of the ‘where’ theme, I would like to share with you some experiences from a session yesterday which proved that you CAN do/use Web 2.0 in Africa. Ednah Karamagi…

How 2 Web 2.0 – Some examples

“How many of you are on Facebook?” asks Pete Cranston from OxfamGB during his session–most of the audience raised their hands. He told us that we are some of the approx. 42 million Facebook profiles. So how many of you are on Facebook? do you only use it for personal use? What about using Facebook…

How 2 Web 2.0

Today, Wednesday 26th September 2007, is Day 2 of the Web2.0 for Dev Conference. The schedule involves a number of plenary, parallel and open space sessions. In all of these sessions, tools, approaches and experiences are being presented and shared. Some examples are: -Web 2.0 for Rural Develoment and Community Empowerment, Opportunities and Barriers -Using…

Why 2 Web 2.0..

The theme of today’s blogging is “Why 2 Web 2.0″ and we invite you to post any comments, responses, ideas or thoughts on this particular topic whether you are attending the Web 2.0 for Dev conference or not. – Do want to or need to share information and knowledge with others? -Do you work in…

Sharing on the Web2.0 for Dev Conference

Today, Tuesday 25th September is Day 1 of the Web2.0forDev conference taking place at FAO HQ in Rome. The focus of this conference, being held in the midst of the E-Agriculture week is learning about, experiencing and exploring participatory web for development. Along with other organisations, the CGIAR is helping to organise this interesting and…

On-line events in preparation of the 3rd Global Knowledge Conference (GK3)

 During its 3rd Global Knowledge Conference (GK3), to be held in December 2007, and entitled  “Emerging People, Emerging Markets, Emerging Technologies, the Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP) will explore concrete solutions and possibilities within the interplay, interface and interweaving of issues related to the Knowledge for Development (K4D) and Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D)…

Research and Development: Show me the Impact…

Scientific research has historically been assessed by the level of citations a publication or researcher has – the more the better being the mantra.  The reasoning being that the “credible” researcher (or significant work) would automatically lead to citations or popularity: the more “credible” leading to more citations.  Problems with this model are quite obvious,…