Open (government) data have gained much attentions from funders, government institutions, and civic society organisations (CSOs) in Indonesia. Number of key stakeholders emerged and began to exercise the use of open data to improve public services. However, the current debates (this and this for example) gives more attention on technological... Read More
In 2012, me and fellow students from ICT4D program, University of Manchester, traveled to Bangalore, India. We wanted to learn how the implementation of technology led projects in developing country context, and Bangalore was the perfect place for that. During this short trip, I documented day-to-day activities of its people. With... Read More
Sosial media telah menelan berita – mengancam pendanaan reportase bagi kepentingan publik dan mengantarkan pada era ketika semua orang memiliki faktanya sendiri. Konsekuensinya jauh melampaui dunia jurnalistik. Artikel ini diterjemahkan dari the Guardian Long Read: How Technology Disrupted The Truth?, oleh Katharine Viner, 12 Juli 2016 Senin pagi pada bulan September lalu, masyarakat... Read More
Sosial media telah menelan berita – mengancam pendanaan reportase bagi kepentingan publik dan mengantarkan pada era ketika semua orang memiliki faktanya sendiri. Konsekuensinya jauh melampaui dunia jurnalistik. Artikel ini diterjemahkan dari the Guardian Long Read: How Technology Disrupted The Truth? oleh Katharine Viner, 12 Juli 2016.  Artikel sebelumnya bagaimana teknologi mengaburkan kebenaran (bagian 1) Facebook, baru... Read More
There is a growing ‘datafication’ within global development, where main actors like NGOs, donors, scholars and private companies use new technologies to generate large amount, machine-readable, and often in real-time, data for intervention purposes. Similar to AirBnB which disrupts travel industry, datafication within global development is regarded as silver lining for development,... Read More
Non profit organisations needs high quality information to support their works. Robust and affordable data management systems is widely available in the market. Do they really need to build new systems themselves? The success of tech startups in Silicone Valley have inspired UK based non profit organisations including foundations and... Read More
No news is a good news, they say. But in 2017, we are constantly reminded to keep our digital lives active. So here I am sharing few updates from our humble flat in London. I am excited to finally joining Panoply Digital as Associate Consultant. Panoply Digital is well known... Read More
Despite the negative impact of  social media, we – development workers – remain its loyal user (or are we a product?). We are ecstatic about social media. Do we exaggerate the role of social media in our day-to-day job? At the office, we update our status on multiple social media... Read More