Entries by Caribou Digital

UCSD Visiting Fellowship

My visiting fellowship at EMPAC, part of IR/PS at UCSD comes to an end – and it’s been excellent.  Beyond the pleasure of being joined by many friends from other organisations for the round table on sustainable digital economies, there has been no end of thought provoking conversations, lectures and talks with students and faculty.  […]

MasterCard Foundation visit/UCSD Roundtable notes

Lots going on at the moment. I’ve just returned from an excellent visit to the MasterCard Foundation, and was privileged to speak at their innovation day alongside CGAP, MasterCard Labs and Accion Ventures.  I always learn at least as much as I (hopefully) give at these things, and my major take-away this time was the […]

Notes from USAID Content Workshop

This week I was in DC facilitating a workshop on mobile content at the kind invitation of USAID. It’s a hell of a topic to pick, given that it can encompass just about everything and anything, but it’s a topic I’d wanted to discuss in a room with smart people for some time, and we […]

This is for everyone?

Dan Hon’s excellent daily news letter has been running a continuing narrative about the Californian Ideology, largely prompted by some of the more extreme arguments being raised about the role of the creators of digital value in society.  (If you want the tl;dr version of that last link, there are creators in the world who […]

Douglas Adams is Right

Lynn Schofield Clark quotes our favourite theorist, Douglas Adams. pic.twitter.com/ute7TXIw9F — digitalethnographyrc (@DigitalEthno) March 11, 2014

Hello, good evening, and welcome

Hi there.  Thanks for stopping by. We’re a brand new company working on how new digital economies are developing in emerging markets.  In particular, how digital economies can help emerging markets grow, increase social and economic factors, and are in general being a massive positive agent of change. We have a number of years of […]