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  • Make the bot speak your language

    Make the bot speak your language

    A Digital Society, Social Innovation and Global Citizenship project. Marie-Lou David’s master research project in ICT4D, contributes, by placing human-centered design at the forefront, to the broader discourse on technology’s role in rural development. Marie-Lou used two real world projects as case studies: one in Burkina Faso which aims to empower Burkinabé women through entrepreneurship…


  • Connected World Outreach event: Symposium “Perspectives on ICT4D”

    Connected World Outreach event: Symposium “Perspectives on ICT4D”

    A mini-symposium was devoted to ICT for Development in the Field. ICT4D is an interdisciplinary research topic, to explore design/deployment of digital technologies for communities in resource-contrained environments. It is based on a research program at VU that runs since 2009. Students following this course design socio-technological solutions based on use cases provided to them…


  • 3rd ACM DigHum Summer School – Call for applications

    3rd ACM DigHum Summer School – Call for applications

    Digital Humanism is an interdisciplinary field that examines the complex interplay between technology and humankind with the aim of creating a better society and improving our lives. It recognizes that an interdisciplinary approach is necessary, breaking down disciplinary silos and integrating humanities, social, technical, and engineering sciences.