APCNews 170 – 'Green' your life, connect your rights and travel to South Sudan – 13/08/12

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New tip sheets help users "green" their use of technology

LONDON (GreenNet for APCNews) – GreenNet has compiled a series 5 at-a-glance tip sheets to help everyday users and IT professionals use computers in a more sustainable way. Each sheet focuses on a different issue, like purchasing or disposing electronics, and more. We hope you’ll find them useful.  More >

Freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of association and the internet

GIESSEN (Alex Comninos for APC) – Campaigning through websites, microblogging, and other uses of all of a sudden becoming the capital of a country from one day to the next. And then picture crazy computer people huddled together in an abandoned supermarket, thousands of kilometres away, in another city - trying to fix the first city. These two images put together are called #OSJUBA. More >

A practical guide to sustainable IT

JOHANNESBURG (Paul Mobbs for APC) – This practical guide by Paul Mobbs offers a detailed, “hands-on” introduction to thinking about sustainable computing holistically; from buying technology, through to the software and peripherals you use; how you store and work with information, manage your security, save power, and maintain and dispose of your old hardware, etc.  More >

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