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  • My speech at fill the gap 9
    May 13, 2012

    4 years ago Oneworld, IICD and Hivos organized Fill The Gap 5 and it was called: “The mobile revolution: hope and hype?”, in the subtitle it mentioned the rise of the mobile phone in Africa. I attended that event and I remember Firoze Manji (Fahamu) and Ethan Zuckermann (Global Voices Online) on stage where Firoze […]

  • Guest blog on Cultural Activism – Wall graffiti in Nairobi street awes many #artivism
    March 22, 2012

    This is a guest blog by Gregg Mwendwa my colleague from Nairobi: So, the story goes on. Where were we? OK. Last time we were at 1 graffiti featured 3 times in media ie 1 time on newspaper and 2 times on TV. Since March 06, several developments. Graffiti discussion goes viral – people took […]

  • Apps for public transport in Indian cities
    February 14, 2012

    Traveling in India got much easier the last 10 years, was it 10 years ago only possible to buy train-tickets at a counter at a station, nowadays everybody can buy them online and take the printed ticket to the train, both trains I took it worked perfect, my name was glued to the compartment my […]

 

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  • Facebook admits privacy flaw impacted 6M of its users, leaking email addresses and telephone numbers
    June 21, 2013

    Forwarded read from RSS:Ken Yeung posted this on there website: read more This is a copy I posted here: Facebook revealed today on its Security blog that a bug may have caused information for 6 million users to be shared with others. It’s believed that people who have some contact information about a user could […]

  • 15 years of Ars: The time-shifts, tweets, and top speeds changing the world
    June 17, 2013

    Forwarded read from RSS:Sean Gallagher posted this on there website: read more This is a copy I posted here: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock As you probably know, Ars is all about creating a scene. As we celebrate our 15th anniversary, we’re looking back at some of the people, companies, and technologies that have caused the […]

  • PRISM: Here’s what you need to know about the US Internet monitoring scandal
    June 7, 2013

    Forwarded read from RSS:Jon Russell posted this on there website: read more This is a copy I posted here: The US tech scene has been shaken with allegations that authorities are monitoring US and international Internet users on Facebook, Google, YouTube and countless other services from the likes of Yahoo, Apple, Skype, AOL, Microsoft and […]

  • MOOCs – massive open online courses: jumping on the bandwidth
    June 6, 2013

    Forwarded read from RSS:Steve Caplan posted this on there website: read more This is a copy I posted here: The idea of massive open online courses is becoming increasingly popular. Technology can’t be stopped, but educators must assure that these courses meet academic standards These are trying times for researchers across the globe, and I […]

  • Can you explain what we do in a tweet?
    June 3, 2013

    Forwarded read from RSS:Emily posted this on there website: read more This is a copy I posted here: The Head of DFID Sudan, Ben Mellor, has just started tweeting, you can follow him @bjmellor. This has prompted a debate in the office about whether we can explain what DFID Sudan does in a tweet. I think […]

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