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  • Rey-Moreno, C; Roro, Z; Tucker, WD; Jay Siya, MJ; Bidwell, NJ; Simo-Reigadas, J (ACM Digital libary, 2013-01)
    The computing for development community knows that technology interventions involve consideration of social, technical and environmental factors. Research into WiFi solutions has fallen off as ubiquitous mobile solutions ...
  • Bidwell, NJ; Winschiers-Theophilus, H (Routledge, 2012-06)
    Dilemmas arise in designing digital systems that enable rural dwellers to create, store and share digital content about their connections with their land because the design and use if technologies manifests the priorities ...
  • Reitmaier, T; Bidwell, NJ; Marsden, G (2010-09)
    We describe and reflect on a method we used to evaluate usability and give insights on situated use of a mobile digital storytelling prototype. We report on rich data we gained by implementing this method and argue that ...
  • Peters, AN; Oren, MA; Bidwell, NJ (ACM, 2012-05)
    Nadkarni and Hofman’s meta-review of literature on Facebook usage recommends examining differences in Facebook use between collectivistic and individualistic cultures. We discuss early findings of an exploratory study to ...
  • Rodil, K; Winschiers-Theophilus, H; Bidwell, NJ; Eskildsen, S; Rehm, M; Koch Kapuire, G (IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2011, 2011-09)
    Current views of sustainable development recognize the importance of accepting the Indigenous Knowledge (IK) of rural people. However, there is an increasing technological gap between elder IK holders and the younger ...
  • Bidwell, NJ; Lalmas, M; Marsden, G; Dlutu, B; Ntlangano, S; Manjingolo, A; Tucker, WD; Jones, M; Robinson, S; Vartiainen, E (2011-07)
    Designers and developers are naïve about the ways impoverished people in rural Africa innovate new uses of mobile technology to circumvent access difficulties. Here, we report on the local appropriation of an USSD ‘Callback’ ...
  • Bidwell, NJ; Winschiers-Theophilus, H; Kapuire, GK; Rehm, M (Elsevier, 2011-09)
    Designing interactions with technologies that are compatible with rural wisdom and skills can help to digitally enfranchise rural people and, thus, contribute to community cohesion in the face of Africa’s urbanization. ...
  • Kapuire, GK; Winschiers-Theophilus, H; Chivuno-Kurio, S; Bidwell, NJ; Blake, E (2010-11)
    In this paper the authors present a methodological perspective on the challenge of designing products suited to rural practices and conceptualizations in Southern Africa. To create a framework compatible with rural customs ...
  • Bidwell, NJ; Winschiers-Theophilus, H; Koch-Kapuire, G; Chivuno-Kuria, S (Springer verlag (Germany), 2011)
    The authors describe a rural African community’s interactions in recording and interpreting video on herb lore in our endeavours to design digital systems that extend sharing knowledge in a system of traditional medicine ...
  • Bidwell, NJ; Siya, MJ (Springer, 2013-09)
    Designing for oral users in economically poor places has intensified efforts to develop platforms for asynchronous voice. Often these aim to assist users in rural areas where literacy is lowest, but there are few empirical ...
  • Reitmaier, T; Bidwell, NJ; Marsdena, G (Elsevier, 2011-09)
    The authors reflect on the methods, activities and perspectives we used to situate digital storytelling in two rural African communities in South Africa and Kenya. They demonstrate how in-depth ethnography in a village in ...
  • Bidwell, NJ; Reitmaier, T; Rey-Moreno, C; Roro, Z; Siya, MJ; Dlutu, B (IFIP 2013 Conferences, 2013-07)
    Time is a key aspect of cross-cultural ICT4D research and practice, but rarely the focus of discussion. In this paper we, a group of researchers with diverse backgrounds and residences, aim to open up a dialogue about how ...
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H; Bidwell, NJ (Taylor & Francis, 2013-03)
    Current human–computer interaction (HCI) paradigms are deeply rooted in a Western epistemology that attests its partiality and bias of its embedded assumptions, values, definitions, techniques, and derived frameworks and ...
  • Bidwell, NJ; Siya, M; Marsden, G; Tucker, WD; Tshemese, M; Gaven, N; Ntlangano, S; Robinson, S; Eglington, KA (ACM Digital Library, 2013-09)
    The authors consider practices that sustain social and physical environments beyond those dominating sustainable HCI discourse. They describe links between walking, sociality, and using resources in a case study of ...