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Teaching for Peace in Ukraine

“I considered my country to be one of the most peaceful places in the world,” says Olena Umanets, a Ukrainian teacher.

IBM Bluemixathon: Operation Rescue & Recovery

Bluemixathon: Operation Rescue & Recovery, an online hackathon hosted by Devpost and IBM, challenges software developers to create apps that aid the people and organizations directly involved in the aftermath of a natural or man-made disaster.

Crises Mapping & Cleaning our Ocean Blue- Port of San Francisco, Ca.

TODAY: the Research Vessel  (R/V) Ocean Starr ties up in port. Welcoming back from its crises mapping and cleaning derbies in the ocean from California to Hawaii.
Citations : http://www.stabbertmaritime.com/news/ ;
I'll be port-side, and will update as I learn more of their heroic crises action teams journey. 

Map History & Dialog - "A Tent City No More."- Map by R.P. Bridgens - 1853

With many mappers,  members in-the Bay Area, and countless mappers who visit on holiday I thought this was an engaging, heads up, proper to share with my mappers family. A rare look back along with expert dialog, an intimate setting in the heart of San Francisco, Ca. Lets map our way back in time. 1853.

Inveneo’s Executive Director to Join the ICT4D Subcommittee to the U.S. Department of State

Inveneo is proud to announce that its Executive Director, Bruce Baikie, has recently accepted position as a member of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) for Development Subcommittee to the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee for International Communications and Information Policy.

Reimagining multistakeholderism: challenges for internet governance

As the internet has assumed increasing importance across the world, who governs the online sphere is becoming a burning question. The current governance architecture is anachronistic, as American-incorporated organisations like the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) continue to administer what was once an American, but is now unquestionably a global, phenomenon.

China's position on the Sony attack

In late November 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment confirmed it was the victim of a cyber attack that crippled its networks and stole large quantities of personal and commercial data. On December 19, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) publicly identified North Korea as responsible for these crimes.

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