Monthly Archives: April 2013
Mobile Money Services in Uganda
By Ali Balunywa A qualitative research of the mobile money phenomenon in Uganda carried out by Geert Lovink (INC), assisted by Ali Balunywa (independent media consultant) Background Five Master students from the University of Amsterdam, Ali Balunywa, Wouter Dijkstra, Ben White, Guido van Diepen and Kai Henriquez Uganda for two months of field research. The [...]
Beyond distributed and decentralized: what is a federated network?
Reading (academic texts) on networks, it is easy to get confused by the various labels attached to the networks described in texts. Federated, distributed, centralized, decentralized… Stijn Peeters wrote an article trying to clear up the entangled terminology. Read it on the Unlike Us resources-page: Beyond distributed and decentralized: what is a federated network? Are [...]