ICT4D journals

http://groupspaces.com/ipid/pages/ict4d-journals

econtent

Information development is one of the best journal with high probability of paper getting accepted if it is from ict in developing country .


A list of ICT4D publications compiled by ETHNOS project can be found at http://www.ethnosproject.org/site/?page_id=2743

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ICT for development

http://groupspaces.com/ipid

International network for post graduate students in development

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Best writing guide for papers and dissertation

http://libguides.usc.edu/writingguide/purpose

 

Take a printout of every section and make sure you internalize it . It is the best resource for structuring your paper/dissertation

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How to read a book

Many people have written articles on how to read a book fast or how to read a book in a day . However, what we require in academics is reading in depth. To the people who would like to read in depth , following is must read

How to read a book

 

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Academic writing blogs you must follow

http://blog.taaonline.net/2014/07/8-academic-writing-blogs-you-should-be-following/

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Systematic Literature review

http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/academic-writing-blog/x.-systematic-reviews-of-the-literature

 

This is one of the best articles on doing systematic review and how to organize the systematic literature review in terms of introduction ,method, findings, discussion and conclusion .

One may like to use software like Atlas.ti to read and organize the literature and to find out themes. Over a period of time, managing excel becomes cumbersome..Atlas.to and evernote looks promising to read and annotate.

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laerd.com

http://dissertation.laerd.com/

 

A very good research source by lund university

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Quotes

source-https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/2803721.Steven_Aitchison

 

“If you have the courage to be honest with everyone, including yourself, you may hurt a few people’s feelings, but they will forever value your opinion more than your half truths.”
Steven Aitchison
“When you surround yourself with positive people who are making a difference in the world, you start to believe anything is possible.”
Steven Aitchison

“Reality is based on your perception of the truth.

Think about that statement for a bit, it will blow your mind, and blow the lid of what you perceive to be real and what is an illusion.

You are here to live YOUR life, YOUR way and on YOUR terms, not for the people you work for, not the people in the media, and not to live in the little box that society may have placed you in.

You are a unique individual, with talents, with drive, with passion, with ambition, with love, with laughter, with a soul that could melt the hardest of hearts, and with a mind as creative as Da Vinci.

You chose this life for a reason, and it certainly wasn’t to live a reality created by others. Is this the time to stand up, and say I can live my own reality, create what I want for my own life, have the things I want in life without guilt, knowing that you deserve anything you want and are prepared to put the time and effort into getting?

What if there was a way to bend your reality, a way to use your mind consciously to get what YOU want in life, become wealthy, feel comfortable in your own skin, meet the perfect man or woman, become more spontaneous, feel free, love, be open, be honest, be heartfelt, be grateful, be the one, love life, live, feel it, breathe it…. Welcome to Mind Alchemy Is this the time to Bend Your Reality?”
Steven Aitchison

“Life is just a very slow death, so why not make the most of it while you can.”
Steven Aitchison
“Deep in my heart I know I am a loner. I have tried to blend in with the world and be sociable, but the more people I meet the more disappointed I am, so I’ve learned to enjoy myself, my family and a few good friends.”
Steven Aitchison
“Sometimes it’s better to go against the crowd and feel alone,
than to agree and have a false sense of belonging”
Steven Aitchison
“Most people know the physical senses, but a lot of people don’t know the soul’s senses: empathy, trust, intuition, love and harmony”
Steven Aitchison
“Those who really know and care about you can hear you even when you haven’t spoken a word”
Steven Aitchison
“Why waste a brand new day with your thoughts of yesterday”
Steven Aitchison
“The heart is sometimes tainted with the songs of yesterday. Sing a new song today.”
Steven Aitchison
“The heart should never be completely locked, or you may regret the opportunities you had to let amazing people into your life”
Steven Aitchison
“People change for two main reasons:
either their minds have been opened or
their hearts have been broken”
Steven Aitchison
“Your self worth is not found in the opinions of others”
Steven Aitchison
“Sometimes people may anger you, but realise that they are stealing your energy. Someone can only steal your energy if YOU allow them to.”
Steven Aitchison
“To live life on your own terms, you’ve got to understand that you’re going to get it wrong sometimes, but you’ll have power of knowing that you are giving it everything you’ve got and blazing your own trail.”
Steven Aitchison
“I know I don’t know you all that well, but I honestly believe you can live a magical life, no matter what your
situation is just now.How do I know this?

Well, I believe in the power of the mind, and because of that I totally believe in you.

I know, 100%, that you can have the life you want, and all you need is belief in yourself, and the motivation to take action to get what you want without
giving up.”
Steven Aitchison

“Sometimes the truth hurts because it uncovers the lies people are living”
Steven Aitchison
“If you are ever asked why you are single, tell them:
It’s because you haven’t found someone amazing
enough to change your status”
Steven Aitchison
“The most courageous thing you will do in your life is trusting someone enough to let them love you”
Steven Aitchison
“You are a beautiful soul wrapped up in a human body. It’s your job to unwrap, and find your soul again.”
Steven Aitchison
“In the most beautiful relationships, silence is never awkward, for it’s
in the silence that we come closer together.”
Steven Aitchison
“Opportunities are often missed when we constantly focus on our problems”
Steven Aitchison
“The most important thing you can do in a relationship is sit down and talk to each other, not with the TV on, or at the cinema, or over a meal, but just you and the other person where you can truly be heard and truly listen to each other”
Steven Aitchison, 100 Ways to Develop Your Mind: The Psychology of the Mind and How to Develop Your Mind to Change Your Life
“The doors to your dreams are not always visible, and the only way to see them is to create them.”
Steven Aitchison
“If in life you choose something that is your second choice, whether it be clothes, a relationship, or a career, then don’t choose it. Wait until you can have your first choice. Never settle for second best.”
Steven Aitchison
“You shouldn’t live your life according to someone else’s expectations”
Steven Aitchison
“Everybody you have ever met in your life was brought to you for a reason.”
Steven Aitchison
“The people who really make you angry, control you!”
Steven Aitchison
“It’s better to be disliked for who you are than liked for who you are not.”
Steven Aitchison
“Every single one of us has the potential to change someone’s life by just taking the time to listen to them”
Steven Aitchison
“Prejudice is a belief born from a shortcut to thinking”
Steven Aitchison
“Never engage in gossip, it kills your soul, and wounds another’s heart”
Steven Aitchison
“Since our yesterdays are gone and our tomorrows are never promised, TODAY I want to thank all my amazing friends and family for being in my life.”
Steven Aitchison
“Taking responsibility for your life is the biggest challenge you will have, but it is also the most beautiful gift you can give yourself.”
Steven Aitchison
“Serendipity: Such a beautiful word describing the occurrence of events by chance. I like to think it’s the energy you put out into the world
returning your energy with love.”
Steven Aitchison
“If I can inspire one person to live their life fully, I will die a happy man”
Steven Aitchison
“A true joy in life should be knowing that you have touched the heart of another human being”
Steven Aitchison
“If you’re feeling a little down, remember some of the best days in your life haven’t happened yet.”
Steven Aitchison
“Something remarkable happens when you truly stop seeking other peoples approval, you automatically gain it, and find that others will then seek your approval.”
Steven Aitchison
“A caterpillar must endure a season of isolation before it turns into a butterfly. Embrace the time you have alone, it will only make you stronger.”
Steven Aitchison
“Honesty has a power that very few people can handle”
Steven Aitchison
“Humility is the only defence against vanity”
Steven Aitchison
“Can you remember the person you were, before society told you who you should be?”
Steven Aitchison
“Confidence is about knowing, and loving yourself enough to not compare yourself to others”
Steven Aitchison
“A kind heart: $0.00
A Smile $0.00
Laughing with friends $0.00
Time alone $0.00

The benefit to those around you: Worth A Fortune”
Steven Aitchison

“I’d rather make a thousand mistakes trying for a better life, than to die not making any mistakes at all.”
Steven Aitchison
“The right questions help you discover the right answers. Be careful what questions you are asking yourself…”
Steven Aitchison
“Important decisions are better made after a good nights sleep”
Steven Aitchison
“There is a lot of pain in being lonely, but a lot of beauty in being alone.”
Steven Aitchison
“Letting go is easier than holding onto something that isn’t real”
Steven Aitchison
“Your true friends are protectors of your heart”
Steven Aitchison
“When you jump into the unknown, you will find that a net usually appears to catch you.”
Steven Aitchison
“The trouble with being human is that we let the past control our future”
Steven Aitchison
“Wherever you are right now, is where you are meant to be”
Steven Aitchison
“Being courageous is less painful than being unhappy”
Steven Aitchison
“Some people should remain a part of your past and not be a part of your future”
Steven Aitchison
“The only thing that stops the fear of doing something is DOING WHAT YOU FEAR”
Steven Aitchison
“Some of us don’t trust others unless there’s a reason to trust them.
I prefer to trust others until they give me a reason not to.”
Steven Aitchison
“The world is not a shitty place, it’s your perception of the world that is shitty”
Steven Aitchison
“Impossibility is only a whisper away from reality”
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Machine learning resources

http://dk-techlogic.blogspot.in/2012/05/best-machine-learning-resources.html

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Digital tools

Digital tools for researchers

http://www.editage.com/insights/

check academickarma.org and papercritic.com for open access papers

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