Convergence of ICT and Culture

Convergence of ICT and Culture

Matthew Mitchell (WSU Center to Bridge the Digital Divide, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-575-7.ch023
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Abstract

Participants in development projects and programs that strategically utilize information communication technologies (ICT) are engaged in activities that have culturally-relevant impacts. At local and regional levels, there may be approaches to implementing ICT-based development projects that are appropriately contextualized for different socio-cultural systems. Such approaches need to look beyond short-term outputs and mid-term outcomes and give adequate focus on long-term impacts. It is possible to analyze the long-term impacts of ICT-based development projects through a number of different lenses, one of which is the concept of “convergence.”

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