Strategic use of the internet

New report asks, how environmentally-friendly is technology?
New report asks, how environmentally-friendly is technology? 12 December 2010 APC

Computers are creating massive e-waste. The paper industry has had to double to meet printer demand. But smart technologies are bringing huge savings in energy consumption. As the UN conference on climate change starts in Cancun, the new Global Information Society Watch from APC and Hivos looks at ICTs and environmental sustainability in 53 countries, six regions and through ten expert thematic reports. What is the state of the industry in your country? Find out.

Take Back the Tech! 2010 : Explore technology! Defend women's rights!
Take Back the Tech! 2010 : Explore technology! Defend women's rights! 24 November 2010 APC WNSP

Women’s rights to expression and information are increasingly under threat. The UN estimates that 95% of aggressive behaviour, harassment, abusive language and degrading images in online spaces are aimed at women. As more and more women go online using computers and mobile phones, many are silenced through acts of violence, sexism and censorship. From November 25 to December 10 Take Back The Tech! calls on women and men to take control of technology to protect the right to freedom of ex...

online computer shops
online computer shops 08 November 2010 philippe bodart

Ezypcsales.com is an online computer parts store and computer hardware shop.The site displays wide variety of computer peripheral and computer parts to the consumers. The consumers can select from the display of computer online store and order them online for their computer needs.The featured product list on the computer part store can be found at http://www.ezypcsales.com.au

10 Tactics film screening inspires ideas for Drumbeat San Diego
10 Tactics film screening inspires ideas for Drumbeat San Diego 01 November 2010 Mera Szendro Bok- New Media Rights

The film 10 Tactics was screened for the first time in San Diego, California on October 25th, 2010. New Media Rights hosted the event at the local Joyce Beers Center. 10 Tactics is a film about how rights advocates have used digital technologies to turn information into action.

Fifteen years of hard work: APC member in Argentina celebrates
Fifteen years of hard work: APC member in Argentina celebrates 29 October 2010

APC member in Rosario Argentina, Nodo Tau, has been working to help marginalised communities access ICTs for fifteen years. But they do not stop at access – Nodo Tau believes that technologies can change people’s lives, and that technology has its place on the road towards social justice. On behalf of the APC, we wish to congratulate you on your hard work and invite our readers to lea...

D-Island - Meeting and Collaborative Space for Development Practitioners
D-Island - Meeting and Collaborative Space for Development Practitioners 28 October 2010

D-Island is an open development space offered by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and their partners for the international development community.

Join education activists in Palestine on Saturday online
Join education activists in Palestine on Saturday online 27 October 2010

Activists from cities around the world will meet on-line with Palestinian activists on Saturday, October 30, at 14:00 GMT (16:00 in Bethlehem) a to develop a joint program of educational rights. The workshop is organised by APC member in the US May First/People Link’s part of the World Education Forum being held in Palestine this year. Photo: WEF    

Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy - Technical Guidelines
Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy - Technical Guidelines 19 October 2010 Cheekay Cinco, Karel Novotný

This guide was developed by The Association for Progressive Communications APC for the project Impact 2.0 – New mechanisms for linking research and policy. The development was supported by Fundación Comunica2. The guide is aimed towards providing the national focal points in Peru, Uruguay and Ecuador with guidelines for how Web 2.0 tools can be used to facilitate participatory policy mak...

Digital Natives want to Take Back the Tech!
Digital Natives want to Take Back the Tech! 02 September 2010 LC

Nighat wins!Digital rights activist in Pakistan, Nighat Dad writes in her blog “I came to the first day of the workshop with my own ideas of what the term “Digital Natives” can mean.

Towards an EngageMedia strategic plan
Towards an EngageMedia strategic plan 15 July 2010 EngageMedia

Over the past five years EngageMedia has established itself as a leading distribution platform of social justice videos from the Asia-Pacific Region.