The vaccine passports can help societies ‘open up’ again, but this only works if the vaccines are freely available and equally available. This is not the case.
From the Blog on ICT4D
We collect heaps of data. And we think about the value of it for ourselves and our donors and partners. We forget to ask a critical third question.
Understanding the size of your household and the age and gender of each person can help determine your nutrition requirements. But marital status?
Most international NGOs treat the data about those who donate to them differently to the data of those they seek to serve. Is this racist?
Deleting data after the purpose for which it was collected is fulfilled is one of the hardest actions to execute in data governance.
On a walk in the woods with my daughter, she climbs a tree and then asks me to catch her. With looks of delight in her eyes, she hurls herself at me believing I will catch her. (And I do.) When we visit our doctor we expect them to take notes about our visit and keep...
Design and build things in the context in which they need to be used. Don’t build predictive analytical tools requiring non-existent data.
‘Reduce the need for them.’ ‘Don’t collect that piece of data.’ Shifting our perspective can help us find answers we never contemplated.
Numbers are not data fields in your algorithmic software. They are sons, daughters, nephews, nieces, friends, and dreams. Numbers are not sterile.