Rebuilding Guatemala … Through Its Soil

The story of how one social entrepreneur in

Data and its Discontents – notes and reflections from a panel at Microsoft Research Social Computing Symposium

As I’ve mentioned in years past, Microsoft Research’s Social Computing Symposium is my favorite conference to attend, mostly because it’s a chance to catch up with dozens of people I love and don’t get to see every day.

Top of the Morning: Iran Disinvited to Syria Peace Talks

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Iran Disinvited to Syria Peace Talks

20 Years of Post-Soviet Reconstruction: Libraries in Kazakhstan

An opening ceremony for an online center supported by the Pushkin Library.An opening ceremony for an online center supported by the Pus

Privacy Metaphors

privacyWe are living through a privacy tipping point.

Making The Daily Commute Safer for Women in Pakistan

The daily commute  is considered a r

What Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Thought of the United Nations

Ed note. This post was originally published on August 28 for the 50th anniversary of the I Have a Dream Speech. 

Striking A Balance to Empower Female Engineers

“Children should have the right to have their mother a

Africa’s LTE Future

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Africa and Spectrum 2.0

If you follow communication infrastructure in Africa, you would be forgiven if you have begun to think of LTE as the promised land.

Weekly: Domestic Help Abuse, Equality, Jobs and Upcoming releases!

Happy 2014 from the Ushahidi team. We’re back from the holidays, and hope that all of you had a good break.

Deployment(s) of the week
This week, we recognise two deployments highlighting human rights violations and promotion of equality in the Middle East and in Asia.

A model for educational technology development from … Afghanistan?

building new things in AfghanistanIn response to a recent EduTech blog post on “

“News from the Source”: Rising Voices republication on Oximity

In November, Global Voices partnered with the website Oximity, a new model encompassing both original, citizen-driven news articles and aggregating news from other sites.

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