Latest posts by Ken Banks (see all)
- Problems as symptoms - Apr. 18, 2016
- Life in full circle - Apr. 03, 2016
- Best practice begins in the classroom - Mar. 29, 2016
- A call for sanity – not innovation – in humanitarian tech. - Jan. 29, 2016
Exactly ten years ago this month I was preparing for my first ever piece of work in mobile, two years of work which would lead to the development of an innovative conservation service in 2003 – wildlive! – and the release of one of the earliest reports [PDF] on the application of mobile technology in conservation and development work in 2004. A lot has happened since then, not least an explosion in interest, buzz, excitement – and, yes, hype – and a sense that mobile can be the saviour of, well, everything. Back then you’d likely be able to fit everyone working in mobile-for-development (m4d) into a small cafe. Today you’d need at least a football stadium
Follow this link:
An inconvenient truth?