Digital divide
A digital divide is an economic and social inequality according to categories of persons in a given population in their access to, use of, or knowledge of information and communication technologies (I...
Information and communication technologies for development
Information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) refers to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the fields of socioeconomic development, international deve...
Charles Kane (business executive)
Charles Kane is a business executive who currently serves as President and Chief Operations officer of the One Laptop Per Child Association. Kane was promoted to President of OLPC on May 2, 2008. Prev...
Computer Clubhouse
The Computer Clubhouse program provides creative and safe out-of-school learning environments where young people from underserved communities work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develo...
Digital literacy
Digital literacy is the knowledge, skills, and behaviors used in a broad range of digital devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop PCs, all of which are seen as network rather than co...
Charles Benton
Charles Benton (February 13, 1931 – April 29, 2015) was an American executive who was CEO and Chairman of the Board of the Benton Foundation and former CEO of Public Media Incorporated, a film and vid...
Camara (social enterprise)
Camara is a social enterprise that sends refurbished computers and provides digital literacy training to schools and other educational institutions in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Uganda, Lesotho...
Digital divide in the United States
The digital divide in the United States refers to actual or perceived inequalities between individuals, households, and other groups of different demographic and socioeconomic levels in access to info...
EBONE
EBONE (standing for European Backbone) was a pan-European Internet backbone. It went online in 1992 and was deactivated in July 2002. Some portions of the Ebone were sold to other companies and contin...
Center to Bridge the Digital Divide
The Center to Bridge the Digital Divide (CBDD) was a self-sustaining outreach unit of the Washington State University Extension. Founded in 2001, the CBDD was an ICT4D organization committed to assist...
Bitfrost
Bitfrost is the security design specification for the OLPC XO, a low cost laptop intended for children in developing countries and developed by the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project. Bitfrost's main...
Center for Digital Inclusion
The Center for Digital inclusion (CDI) is a nonprofit organization that uses technology to fight poverty and stimulate entrepreneurship. CDI and partners create community centers in low-income, rural,...
Operation Tunisia
Operation Tunisia refers to the actions by internet group Anonymous during the Tunisian revolution.
In their traditional manner; Anonymous launched a series of DDoS attacks against government webs...
A Human Right
A Human Right is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free basic internet and phone access to developing countries, and to citizens of countries whose government has cut off or restricted i...
Computer literacy
Computer literacy is defined as the knowledge and ability to utilize computers and related technology efficiently, with a range of skills covering levels from elementary use to programming and advance...
Antonia Stone
Antonia "Toni" Stone (1930-2002) created the United States' first community technology centers. In 1980, Toni Stone set up Playing to Win (PTW). Playing to Win, a nonprofit organization dedicated to c...
Community technology center
A community technology center or CTC offers resources to help bridge the digital divide, primarily through the public accessing computers and the internet. These centers are a key part of what is now...
Internet in Thailand
Thailand obtained internet access in 1996 as the third country in South East Asia. Since then, the use of the Internet has become more popular in the cities and also more accessible to different areas...
No Child Left Unplugged
No Child Left Unplugged (NOCU) is a San Francisco based non-profit organization founded by Corey Linehanwith the purpose of teaching technology skills at economically challenged schools as well as pro...
UK Online Centres
UK online centres is a UK-based organisation which helps communities tackle social and digital exclusion. UK online centres coordinates a network of 5000 community partners, who provide free or low-c...
E-Services
The concept of e-service (short for electronic service) represents one prominent application of utilizing the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in different areas. However, prov...
Nicholas Negroponte
Nicholas Negroponte (born December 1, 1943) is a Greek American architect. He is the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab, and also founded the One Lapto...
Michael Bletsas
Michail Bletsas (born March 19, 1967, in Chania, Crete) is a research scientist and the Director of Computing at the MIT Media Lab.
Bletsas studied at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and rec...
Mary Lou Jepsen
Mary Lou Jepsen (born 1965) is Head of the Display Division at Google X - The Wall Street Journal reports that among her projects there she is creating Google Lego TV: displays composed of smaller scr...
Social information processing
Social information processing is "an activity through which collective human actions organize knowledge." It is the creation and processing of information by a group of people. As an academic field So...
Michael Gurstein
Michael Gurstein, Ph.D. (born 1944, Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian best known for his work in the development and definition of community informatics as the area of research and practice concerned w...
International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats
The International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) is the first United Nations-backed cybersecurity alliance. Since 2011, IMPACT serves as a key partner of the United Nations' (...