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Guest Speaker Session: Challenges faced by IT Professionals: ICT for Development (ICT4D) projects in rural Sarawak

November 17, 2020
The School of ICT (SoICT) has organised a guest lecture from Dr Cheah Wai Shiang on 28th October 2020 via MS Teams. Dr Cheah Wai Shiang is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS. In this session Dr Cheah has shared his knowledge and experiences during his involvement with ICT for Development (ICT4D) projects in rural Sarawak. One of the projects that Dr Cheah shared was about using technology to boost internet connectivity in the house of the village chief (penghulu). This internet connectivity is shared among the neighbours. This connectivity has given rise to opportunities such as business through WhatsApp and education for children.

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Jeremiah Angking
(Administrative Executive)
Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus