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What will the digital society do to jobs? Will it usher in an age of unemployment or an age of leisure? Will we be served by robots or displaced by them? Will there be greater income inequality or less? This week: some comments on that theme, with a closing (counter-intuitive) conclusion.
We are currently looking to hire a Project Coordinator to manage a one-year project starting July 2018. Preference shall be given to individuals familiar with information communication and technology (ICT) issues, human rights, and policy work, as well as candidates with a strong background in pr...
At this year's RightsCon event, WOUGNET and Research ICT Africa co-organised a session that aimed at exploring key issues and constraints facing marginalised women: often invisible groups rarely talked about and catered for.
Inside the Information Society returns after a break. This week’s post (based on a speech written for a recent conference) looks at the relationship between innovation and development.
As a digital security trainer and user experience (UX) expert, I knew RightsCon would be a fertile ground for ideas, networking and, most importantly, gaining knowledge on how to better myself in my trainings.
EngageMedia is looking for a Program Director to oversee our Digital Rights and Video for Change initiatives, to coordinate program staff and consultants, strengthen networks, contribute to fundraising, and work closely with the Executive Director. The position may be based in any major Southeast...
The aim of the event was to bring together feminist and women's movement leaders who use the internet as a political and communications tool in their activism, in order for them to share their experiences, discuss the development of safe spaces and digital self-defence, and carry out a critical a...
Indigenous Community Telecommunications has withstood an important legal battle for the right of indigenous communities to establish and manage their own community networks of mobile phones and internet.