Strategic use of the internet

Technology Bundle – the Benefits of Combined Phone and Internet Service in 21st Century
Technology Bundle – the Benefits of Combined Phone and Internet Service in 21st Century 22 November 2011 APC

When you install a Charter cable service that combines phone and internet (and also TV, if you like, making the full three prongs of a triple play package), you get benefits all over the place. Cost, ease of use and cross channel compatibility all come into play, with a host of user friendly features making home communications as intuitive and flexible as you’ve always wanted them to be. Sounds effusive I know, but then I’m still reeling a little from how impressed I actually am with our ...

Applications Open for Camp Sambel 2, Malaysia
Applications Open for Camp Sambel 2, Malaysia 02 November 2011 APC

Bahasa Malaysia Working in partnership with KOMAS, EngageMedia will be hosting a video distribution and public engagement camp for activists from Indonesia, Malaysia, Southern Philippines, Southern Thailand, Singapore, Brunei and East Timor from February 20 to 25, 2012. The camp will be held in Malaysia, and will bring together key cultural groups and individuals to discuss, share skills and collaborate around digital video distribution. More info at http://www.engagemedia.org/camp-sambel-2-...

EngageMedia is hiring - VIDEO LINGUA COORDINATOR
EngageMedia is hiring - VIDEO LINGUA COORDINATOR 17 October 2011 AG

EngageMedia and the Participatory Culture Foundation have teamed up to launch a Southeast Asia video subtitling project based on the Universal Subtitles system. We're looking for an outgoing person based in Malaysia or the Philippines to lead the project and bring it to life. The Project Universal Subtitles is an open source, online system that enables collaborative translation and subtitling o...

Online conferencing tools for development practitioners: Finding your path to the right conferencing solution
Online conferencing tools for development practitioners: Finding your path to the right conferencing solution 28 September 2011 Karel Novotný and Cheekay Cinco

The purpose of this manual is to guide development practitioners in making the right decision when selecting appropriate online conferencing tools (OCT). The guide will not give you suggestions for specific applications and services. It will help you to ask the right questions that will help you navigate the various OCTs that are available so that you can choose the best tool to fit your needs....

Closer Than Ever: A guide for social change organisations who want to start working online
Closer Than Ever: A guide for social change organisations who want to start working online 24 June 2011 Margarita Salas

This guide brings together the voices of APC members, partners (people and groups we work with – online of course), consultants and staff and shares their views and experience on working online for social change. Their perspectives are the basis for this guide. This guide is organised in a sequence that follows the level of importance that the people interviewed placed on each issue. For exam...

US leads the charge in building 'shadow internet'
US leads the charge in building 'shadow internet' 15 June 2011 grady

The US State Department has been practically throwing money at activists and entrepreneurs in an effort to build independent internet networks for citizens of repressive regimes. This comes as part of a wider US effort to help internet users, particularly human rights activists, evade government censorship and surveillance. Oh America, I’ve misjudged you. Don’t think I haven̵...

Last week the G8, this week the UN: APC helps Access Now campaign in Geneva
Last week the G8, this week the UN: APC helps Access Now campaign in Geneva 02 June 2011

Major international decisions are being made about the internet in the coming weeks – decisions that could affect the internet as we know it forever. Last week, tens of thousands of you successfully petitioned the G8 to keep its hands off our internet after a stunning press conference right in the middle of the event in Paris. This week we need to step up again! The United Nations Human R...

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