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Game Changers Summit

The Game Changers Summit, hosted by United Methodist Communications, is an international conference focused on using communications technology for social good throughout the developing world. Continue reading

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Reluctant Innovation

Ken Banks is the creator of FrontlineSMS – a software that is being used by The United Methodist Church to build communications in regions where the Internet and computers are lacking. Ken recently produced a book, “The Rise of the Reluctant Innovator” that is a great read for anyone seeking to solve the problems found in developing countries. Continue reading

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“You reached me where I was.”

Mobile phones seem to be everywhere in Africa, and they’re keeping people in touch with health, education, banking, and community empowerment. Continue reading

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Most days I feel up to my neck in information…coming from all directions and from so many different kinds of media. But just as there are other disparities in the world in food, housing, money, etc., there is also disparity in access to information. Continue reading

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Technology for Development

I remember installing GroupWise by Novell onto the lan at GodwinGroup in Jackson, Mississippi. “Why do I need to email somebody who sits right outside my office?” I was asked. Well, the rest, as they say, is history. Continue reading

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