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Inside the Information Society: ICTs and trade facilitation

London

Dar es Salaam Port, Tanzania. Photo: Rob Beechey / World BankDar es Salaam Port, Tanzania. Photo: Rob Beechey / World Bank *_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: ICTs and post-conflict reconstruction

London

AU-UN IST PHOTO / TOBIN JONESAU-UN IST PHOTO / TOBIN JONES*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Access and beyond: Motivations for internet use

Cape Town, South Africa

Do you remember why you went online for the first time in your life?

EngageMedia at the Internet Freedom Festival: Exploring a secure and free internet for journalists

Indonesia

On 6-10 March, EngageMedia attended the Internet Freedom Festival in Valencia, Spain.

As one of the few global, civil society-focused events, the festival was a refreshing change from the often highly branded multistakeholder conferences.

Inside the Information Society: What's happened to the price of fish?

London

Ooty market, by Mathieu Schoutteten on FlickrOoty market, by Mathieu Schoutteten on Flickr *_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

A conversation on ICT and health financing models in Bangladesh

Bangladesh

Interview with Prof. A. K. Azad, director general, Management Information System (MIS), Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) of the Ministry of Health and Family WelfareInterview with Prof. A. K. Azad, director general, Management Information System (MIS), Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) of the Ministry of Health and Family WelfareHealth financing is an area where millions in Bangladesh have a stake, yet it finds little reference in the development discourse of Bangladesh.

Inside the Information Society: The second machine age - reasons to be fearful?

London

Erik Brynjolfsson at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium 2013Erik Brynjolfsson at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium 2013*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

CITAD trains journalists on internet safety and security

Nigeria

Cross-section of participants at the workshopCross-section of participants at the workshopThe Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) held the second round of an internet safety and security workshop series in March 2017.

A place for all: On being diverse and inclusive @RightsCon

Image from original work "Web Women Want" by Willow Brugh: Licensed under CC-BY-SA-2.0.Image from original work “Web Women Want” by Willow Brugh: Licensed under CC-BY-SA-2.0.There were countless reasons for a young, Malaysian feminist, internet rights activist, to be excited about RightsCon Brussels.

The Internet of Things: Smart devices, quantified self, dolls and vibrators

Image by Namita Aavriti, courtesy Cayla the hackable dollImage by Namita Aavriti, courtesy Cayla the hackable dollIf an object has a chip, it becomes smart, and by extension our houses become smarter – and so do our cities, hospitals, toys, phones.

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