ICT4D @ Tulane

In this article from the Public Service Review, a panel of experts are asked this question: Has social media become a prerequisite for development or can it lead to negative consequences? Social media played a transformational role in the Arab Spring in Libya, Tunisia, and Egypt; but it is important to ask whether or not the growing presence of social media use is necessarily a good thing.

The first expert, Dr. Hamadoun Touré, argues that, while social media has provided an avenue for the expression of dissent and popular sentiment, it has not provided practical solutions in crisis situations. He believes that, though the incidents in Libya, Tunisia, and Egypt caught headlines, the true potential behind social media lies in more practical, less flashy uses: crowdsourcing, information sharing, etc. Dr. Touré wraps up his insights by stating that, for the array of uses of social media to truly reach their potential, we…

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The Solution is YOU!

ImageLike already stated in my earlier post, we are creators by default, simply put we are natural creators, whether by how we react to situations, what we say and how we relate to others, we are simply creating our life and the world we live in. One thing is certain we should always ask questions, questions lead to ideas and ideas lead to innovations just like everything around you, because its not been done, doesn’t mean it cant be done, in you and I lies latent energy waiting to be harnessed and I hope positively and productively.

For every problem there is a solution and we are in this world as solution providers. Expand the boundaries of your mind, reach deep into you, you are unique and there is no other human being like you…simply means there is something you and only you can do. Stop depriving the world and Become You!



It is a huge privilege to have you on this platform for visionary minds, I believe that in every one of us Humans God created, He deposited greatness, and immense potential. We are creators by default and it is our obligation to create the world we want to live in. I hope to inspire and encourage my fellow visionaries as we all sojourn through the earth to make meaningful and lasting impact.. Enjoy the ride and I look forward to your comments.


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