Computers/Technology

Mission IT Users

MissionITUsers

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Minimal Computer Security

MinimalDesktopSecurity

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Mapping Software

Mapping

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There are many uses of mapping software in missions. Few missions really use mapping tools as efficiently as they could.

Low Cost Computers

Low Cost Computers

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There are two reasons to investigate low cost computers:

  1. to reduce your computing costs
  2. to enable the poor to have access to ICT

Lithium Ion Batteries

Lithium ion batteries

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Linux Desktops

Linux Desktops

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Laptop Computers

Laptops

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Internet Cafes

Internet Cafes

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Description of an Internet Cafe

An Internet cafe is where the public can access the internet and (usually) drink coffee. Travellers frequent them, and in poorer areas they allow Internet access to more people. Facilities can also be used for training.

International ISPs

International ISPs

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Description of International ISPs

Internet Service Providers that operate internationally and allow global roaming. Often these are ISPs with a roaming agreement with other ISPs, but sometimes they are the one ISP.

How are International ISPs used in Missions?

Many missionaries travel a lot. They need access to the internet from wherever they are.

Issues with International ISPs

Instant Messaging

Instant Messaging

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Instant messaging, or IM is a useful tool for text-based communication that is more "Real-Time" than e-mail. Instant messaging is more analogous to a conversation whereas typical e-mail is correspondence. There are several dominant chat networks, and any number of clients that can be used on those networks. Each has various benefits and detractors, but the most important facet of any IM service is the people on that service.

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