Upcoming ITC-ILO Tech@Work MOOC: Exploring the New Frontiers of Disruptive Technology & the Future of Work

Disruptive technology is all around us. If you have a smartphone or entered a search in a Google search engine, you have used a disruptive technology. Disruptive technology (or innovation) is any emerging technology that unexpectedly displaces an established one, create new markets or change systems that have a significant societal impact. The societal impact …

Digital Divide(nds)

Malawi. I was typing away, trying to finish a report when the electricity went out. I forgot to save before the screen went blank. All of my work, gone. Rolling blackouts are a routine occurrence across Malawi. But this particular blackout was not caused by ESCOM, the state-owned power company, not meeting demand. This time, it was …