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Weekly Roundup 2/14/2020

Recently, Twitter made changes to its privacy policy to protect its users from state actors taking advantage of… Read More


Meet Ranking Digital Rights: Holding Corporations Accountable

At NDI we believe that technology can have a positive role to improve civic discussion, fuel grassroots advocacy, and amplify citizen's voices, but… Read More


Hiring! Cybersecurity and Partner Engagement!

Want to use your interest in technology for good? The NDItech team is hiring for two different positions providing direct support to civil society organizations and political partners working to build more just, democratic societies around the… Read More


Technology Resolutions For The Year 2020

The New Year is usually fraught with hope and optimism. It is also a time to come up with new names for new habits, with the hope that by discipline and dedication, growth will occur.

After two-weeks of introspection, by the Technology and… Read More


Weekly Roundup 1/9/2020

The arrival of 2020 brings with it the dawn of a new decade, and somewhere, embedded in this excitement, are plenty of speculations about the next big tech trends coming our way.  A few things to be on the lookout for:… Read More


Meet GeoPoll: Collecting Data for Society

The NDItech team recently had the pleasure of hosting leaders from GeoPoll to discuss how their mobile phone survey technologies can gather insights into critical development questions. Scott Lansell, GeoPoll’sVP for Business Development, broke… Read More


Weekly Roundup 12/19/19

Today we share our top weekly technology related articles, the last for the year 2019. Technology has been at the heart of major global changes we have witnessed over the last decade. The world has been changed by technology - and at the same… Read More


Surveying with Civi in Côte d'Ivoire

A couple weeks back, I spent an afternoon with my colleagues at NDI’s office in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire performing a task all too familiar to us on the NDItech team - setting up cheap Android smartphones with Read More


Lying Politicians Are Certainties - But Should They Buy Ads on Social Media to Do It?

On October 30th, Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, announced in a series of tweets that the platform will put a global ban all forms of political advertisements - a move widely praised… Read More


Hello, World!

My name is Grace Chimezie, and I am delighted to be a recent addition to the NDITech team. I have been welcomed warmly by brilliant thinkers, invested in strengthening NDI’s core democratic principles.

During the next several months, I’ll… Read More