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.

Web streaming creates solidarity among the labour movement 12 January 2011

In December 2010, APC member LaborNet held a conference at the University of San Francisco, which demonstrated how technology can be used by trade unions and the labor movement to gain access to information to strengthen their cause.

EngageMedia is hiring: Technology Director 28 December 2010

APC Australia / Indonesia member, EngageMedia, is looking for a skilled, motivated, energetic person to lead our software development and technology program activities. You’ll have a passion for innovation, coordination of teams across the globe, you’re a great communicator and you lo...

Cyberspace-A new front of war
Cyberspace-A new front of war 16 December 2010 Neeraj Aarora

The incidents of war happened in the real world is mirrored in cyber space, given the recent incidents of hacking of government websites by state or non state group of hackers for political, military, espionage purposes.

New book - The internet of elsewhere
New book - The internet of elsewhere 16 December 2010 Cyrus Farivar

Internet of elsewhere bookThrough the lens of culture, The Internet of Elsewhere looks at the role of the Internet as a catalyst in transforming communications, politics, and economics.

Take Back the Tech! bumper sticker spotted in Johannesburg
Take Back the Tech! bumper sticker spotted in Johannesburg 16 December 2010 APC

One of our APC staff spotted a Take Back the Tech! bumper sticker on the back of a taxi in Johannesburg earlier this month during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Word about the campaign certainly got around! [img_assist|nid=11752|title=Take Back the Tech!

Digital Age: Parents and Children Warned about Risks Related to Internet
Digital Age: Parents and Children Warned about Risks Related to Internet 15 December 2010 OWPSEE

The OneWorld Platform for Southeast Europe (owpsee) promotes the values of internet as an extremely useful tool and resource for acquisition of new knowledge, but at the same time warns about the possible dangers of abuse of children on internet.

Adobe Youth Voices  Program Partnerships - Call for Partnerships
Adobe Youth Voices Program Partnerships - Call for Partnerships 10 December 2010 Taking IT global

Dear organization, TakingITGlobal (TIG) is preparing to launch the second cycle of our Adobe Youth Voices digital media project – and we’re looking for additional partner organizations!

Women Speak of Violence – and Healing – in Digital Stories
Women Speak of Violence – and Healing – in Digital Stories 10 December 2010 Kat

“Abuse seems to follow me, wherever I go.” A woman speaks of the sexual abuse she experienced as a child in her digital story called The Goddess.