APC Talk

This section is a space where APC's staff, members and readers can open up conversations on topics that are of interest for the ICT community. It is a space where authors get to be themselves – sometimes to express opinions and challenge the readers on issues and topics that are close to them, sometimes to share their personal experience on an event or a current debate. The views expressed in this section do not necessarily reflect the views of APC or its network, but that does not make them any less valuable.

Low Cost Solutions for Wireless Connectivity 01 July 2011

The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP, Trieste, Italy) along with the Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala organize the above mentioned course, to be held at the Departamento de Fisica — Edificio T-1 Segundo Nivel, Facultad de Ingenieria, Universidad de San Carlo...

How to use Skype safely 30 June 2011

ICTD Asia has released a detailed guide for activists on how to use Skype safely. Like all good sources of knowledge, it’s in wiki format, so I encourage readers to add their own ideas. And of course, flame anyone who disagrees with you. (Wikipedia and I have a…

Successful workshop on online security for women in Pakistan
Successful workshop on online security for women in Pakistan 30 June 2011 DAWN

APC’s MDG3: Take Back the Tech! to end violence against women partner in Pakistan organsised a workshop on digital security for woman on June 29 2011. “Women should take control of internet and communication technology to propagate their rights and their point of view,” speakers said.

Join the letter writing campaign to free Malaysian activists
Join the letter writing campaign to free Malaysian activists 29 June 2011 grady

Please write protest letters to the government and the police to express your strongest condemnation of the arrests and the on-going denial of rights of expression.

Empowering the marginalized & making a difference: Experiences of an international volunteer at WeDpro
Empowering the marginalized & making a difference: Experiences of an international volunteer at WeDpro 27 June 2011 Igor Dela Pena

From curiosity into knowledge and from knowledge into action—these were the transformations that Ashleen Graham experienced when she went to the Philippines to volunteer for the Women’s Education, Development, Productivity and Research Organization (WeDpro).

MDG3: Take Back the Tech! - updates from the Philippines
MDG3: Take Back the Tech! - updates from the Philippines 25 June 2011 Lenlen Mesina

The MDG3 Take Back the Tech! partner in the Philippines, sent us an update on the latest developments of the project.

The Dutch have done it again
The Dutch have done it again 24 June 2011 grady

From the people who brought you legal marijuana, freaky sex clubs and pickled herring comes the craziest thing yet. Of course, I’m talking about the net neutrality law that just passed through Dutch parliament.

Joint Statement on Freedom of Expression
Joint Statement on Freedom of Expression 21 June 2011 grady

Validation! Our hard work has paid off.