February 24, 2009

Creative ICT use for a nation of well-connected local villages

It is useful to ask why the vision of inclusive, community-supported ICT use and development has receded, when clearly the need for participation and social cohesion still remains.
February 24, 2009

Towards a nation of well-connected villages

The challenge for community developers now is to ensure all in their localities not only have access to communications technologies, but also to knowledge of how these can be deployed productively.
February 9, 2009

Waitangi Day 2009: towards new reconciliation and community development?

For a long time I have thought Maori have much to teach the rest of us (in Aotearoa/New Zealand and in general). Maori have had many generations living with each other and the environment, and have had to retain, adapt and develop their culture through tough colonial, post-colonial and now global times.