Rather than do nothing, we nibble. Sometimes this buys us time or space to address complexity and sometimes it is a way of hiding from the complexity.
From the Blog on ICT4D
How would you like to be treated? Your data treated? We do not need to agree, but do need to talk. A simple question to unpack the things we hold dear.
There are a myriad of reasons for community digital literacy. But, it’s likely important to remind ourselves that illiteracy is unlikely to be 100%.
When we talk about data security, privacy, protection, what are we protecting? Securing? Keeping private? Who’s it for?
As part of a recent discussion regarding humanitarian data, I asked the question ‘What are the key drivers of system change?’ Here’s what I heard back.
Toolkits and manuals help codify knowledge, which is a good thing. However, the unintended consequence can be diminished thinking.
When we measure throughput and define efficiency on throughput, our throughput speed increases. And we learn to work the system.
Most of us carry with us the ‘it won’t happen to me’ bias, but here’s the thing – harm is always possible when it comes digital and data.
One gathering was never going to be enough. It’s not enough time, not all the right people, and so on. So we’re doing it again.