Monthly Archives: August 2014

Elva: Making a Reporter Out of Every Citizen

By Kristin Cotter Meet Elva, a mobile phone platform that facilitates collaboration between organizations, decision makers, and communities in order to chart local needs through data-driven reporting. The platform was created in 2011 by a Georgian NGO, Caucasus Research Resource … Continue reading

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Summary of Conference on “Commercial African Open Source Information Sharing”

29 May 2014 MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD FROM:            The Center for Technology and National Security Policy SUBJECT:       Summary of Conference on “Commercial African Open Source Information Sharing” On 22 May 2014, the conference on “Commercial African Open Source Information Sharing,” … Continue reading

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Summary of Symposium on “African Leadership Development”

28 July 2014 MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD FROM:            Jonathan Fredrickson SUBJECT:      Summary of Symposium on “African Leadership Development” On 18 July 2014, the symposium on “African Leadership Development,” hosted by the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) brought together diverse … Continue reading

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Summary of Forum on “Power Africa- The U.S. Government’s innovative private sector led approach”

MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD FROM:            The Center for Technology and National Security Policy SUBJECT:      Summary of Forum on “Power Africa- The U.S. Government’s innovative private sector led approach” On 25 June 2014, the forum on “Power Africa- The U.S. Government’s innovative … Continue reading

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National Building Museum: Designing for Disaster

By Kristin Cotter On 31 July 2014, members of the TIDES team visited the Designing for Disaster exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The National Building Museum aims to educate people about the impact that the built … Continue reading

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So Long and Farewell: Dr. Wells on His #NewAdventures

By Jonathan Fredrickson On Tuesday June 23rd, Dr. Wells and I sat down and spoke on his history with the Center for Technology and National Security Policy, what inspired him to establish TIDES, his accomplishments, his plans, and whatever else … Continue reading

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TIDES Farewell Messages from TIDES Interns

By Jonathan Fredrickson It is difficult to believe that it has been seven months since I first arrived at the Center for Technology and National Security Policy. Over the course of my extensive internship with TIDES, I have had countless … Continue reading

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