Strategic use of the internet

Pakistan strategises around violence against women and tech
Pakistan strategises around violence against women and tech 23 March 2010

The morning of 19th February was one that we had been working toward for some time. There was anticipation and yet there was fear – anticipation because it was an important initiative that we were all excited to be a part of; fear that perhaps we had taken on more than we could handle, that the relevant people would not show up, etc. etc. But we needn’t have worried.

On content management systems
On content management systems 19 February 2010

Whilst the majority of people are still only discussing Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal as the three best Open source Content Management Systems, more and more commercial Open source Content Mangement Systems are launched. These systems will be reviewed through first hand experience.

The problem of the information format (for networks)
The problem of the information format (for networks) 18 February 2010

This report seeks to understand how networks deal with information formats – are certain formats routinely filed away or deleted, whist others tend to circulate? The report provides an introduction to the some of the arguments about how to approach the problem of information formats (for networks). Subsequently, it describes each of the projects undertaken at the workshop, including the data ...

Feminist tech Xchange - DRC
Feminist tech Xchange - DRC 05 February 2010

This meeting is part of the MDG3: Strengthening women’s strategic use of ICTs to combat violence against women and girls project run by the APC women’s programme (APC WNSP).

Feminist tech Xchange - Congo
Feminist tech Xchange - Congo 05 February 2010

This meeting is part of the MDG3: Strengthening women’s strategic use of ICTs to combat violence against women and girls project run by the APC women’s programme (APC WNSP).

Feminist tech Xchange - Colombia
Feminist tech Xchange - Colombia 05 February 2010

This meeting is part of the MDG3: Strengthening women’s strategic use of ICTs to combat violence against women and girls project run by the APC women’s programme (APC WNSP).

The International Congress on “Media literacy and digital cultures”
The International Congress on “Media literacy and digital cultures” 04 February 2010

Euro-Iberoamerican Congress ATEI Media literacy and digital cultures Seville, May 13 and 14, 2010 Held by: Asociación de Televisiones Educativas y Culturales Iberoamericanas Presentatio

Rightsizing Telecoms
Rightsizing Telecoms 02 February 2010

The current financial crisis has been branded as that of the banking, insurance and automobile industries. However, other sectors—namely telecommunications—which are seemingly humming along should not be ignored by those interested in maximizing today’s economic lessons. Turning a blind eye toward a profitable industry should no longer be an option. Industry regulators and legislators...

Network of networks: Advisory group meeting
Network of networks: Advisory group meeting 29 January 2010

I’ve been working on the the APC’s Network of networks for a free and open internet project for a few months now.

Take Back the Tech!
Take Back the Tech! 28 January 2010

During the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence each year, the APC WNSP calls for everyone – especially women and grrls – to Take Back the Tech! and reclaim technology for the fight against violence against women – using cell phones, instant messengers, blogs, websites, digital cameras, email, podcasts and more. Initiated in 2006, the campaign creates awareness on how ICTs are conn...