A couple of weeks ago, I was invited by Google’s Next Billion Users initiative for an expert interview. I had the pleasure to have an inspiring conversation with the core team, and learn about the research and design methods behind this Google’s project. For those of you who are not familiar, Next Billion Users (NBU) is an initiative with an emphasis on the value of user research in the low and middle-income countries.
The basic internet connectivity is not enough. We need a new narrative for purposeful human-centric connectivity, with its goal to connect 3.5 billion people not included in this digital revolution. Here, I am discussing the following dynamics we need to consider that would influence the connectivity, access to tools, skills, and improved livelihoods.
Before I hit my annual digital sabbatical, here’s something you may find useful, whether you’re a child, teen, or an adult. The article was published in January-March 2019 issue of The Magazine of the International Child Art Foundation, yours truly was a Guest editor on Online safety.
I am a Guest editor for the ChildArt magazine, by International Child Art Foundation (ICAF), The topic is online safety for children. Check out the articles with experts and practitioners on how to make a better online world safely.
I have wonderful news to share! You may have noticed that just last week my colleague, Bernie, posted the exciting news we just received from New Media & Society editors, that our paper has been accepted. The paper, which I collaborated on with my esteemed colleagues; Bernie Hogan, from Oxford …