I am very pleased and happy to share that the article my colleagues and I wrote, is out at the Elsevier’s Computers and Education: Artificial Intelligence, Volume 4, 2023. The article “Does intrinsic motivation mediate perceived artificial intelligence (AI) learning and computational thinking of students during the COVID-19 pandemic?”, has the open access version and is now available online.
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TWG on Digital Transformation in Education
This week it was my great pleasure to join an inspiring technical working group of experts and to participate and present at the 11th TWG meeting on Digital Transformation in Learning and Education organized by the ITU and UNICEF. The presentation was on the progress that my colleagues and yours truly made in the past several months on child online protection guidelines and localization processes.
Collaboration with PRIO on the NORM – a new project on the Digital Silk Road
I am happy and excited to announce that Basic Internet Foundation, and yours truly, is collaborating with PRIO (The Peace Research Institute Oslo) on the NORM project. NORM is the new project on the Digital Silk Road and has been funded by the Norwegian Research Council (Norges forskningsråd).
Google’s Next Billion Users fosters Inclusion and Digital Literacy
A couple of weeks ago, I was invited by Google’s Next Billion Users initiative for an expert interview. I had the pleasure to have an inspiring conversation with the core team, and learn about the research and design methods behind this Google’s project. For those of you who are not familiar, Next Billion Users (NBU) is an initiative with an emphasis on the value of user research in the low and middle-income countries.
My artwork at “A look into the unexpected” exhibition
A little-known public fact about me: when I get the chance and time, I paint and make art (photography, paintings) for decades now. And my artwork “There are always flowers for those who want to see them”, (acrylic on canvas, 2021), is exhibited at the “A look into the Unexpected” …
The latest in Social Inclusion: Digital Literacy KPIs for Sustainable Development
Another new publication this Spring just came out: the Social inclusion academic open access journal with the special issue “Digital Inclusion Across the Globe: What Is Being Done to Tackle Digital Inequities?”. My colleagues and I wrote an article on digital literacy and the importance of key performance indicators (KPIs) …
New publication in the Lancet: a special edition on Digital Health
I am proud to announce that the work of my colleagues and me have been published this spring (April 2020) at the Lancet’s issue on Digital Health. The title of the piece is Sub-Saharan Africa—the new breeding ground for global digital health, as a part of our DigI project in …