Can You SMS in Your Native Language?

You work at an international NGO in Kenya that focuses on agriculture. You go out into the field and meet with poor smallholder farmers from whom you’ve gathered 20,000 mobile phone numbers. These farmers all happen to be literate, so you’ve decided to engage with...

Big Data: The potential and the pit falls

Last week saw Mashable’s Social Good Summit taking place in New York. You can read summaries of the talks and discussions that took place on the Mashable website. As I was reading through reports of the talks I was particularly taken by a panel discussion on the...