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Questioning ICT Myths

Posted on April 24, 2006  /  219 Comments

At an ICT policy consultation meeting in Dhaka, organized by the APC (, two participants prompted a much needed reality check for a room full ICT4D professionals. Mridul Chowdhury, a research affiliate at the IT Group in the Berkman Centre, Harvard University also a director of D.Net, kick-started the discussion with a presentation that questioned some of the key assumptions that that form the premise to much work in the ICT4D space.