And what do we think the internet is made from, anyway? It is technology or is it people? Is it data moving through the ether (between bits of kit and data centres) or is it those who generate and use the data?
How do we get to the ‘people-centred, inclusive and development-oriented Information Society’ promised at the World Summit in 2003? What lessons can we learn from the experience of One Laptop Per Child?
The annual Internet Governance Forum, the United Nations’ most significant multistakeholder platform for discussing internet governance, is taking place from 2 to 17 November remotely. Here are some highlights on the participation of APC and its members.
Inhabiting the internet causes a huge footprint on land, nature and bodies, but we can learn how to create a more attentive and sensitive relationship with digital technologies. In the second part of this webcomic, we will discover some ways of caring that we can start to integrate in our lives.
Digital technology has potential to improve energy efficiency, which could contribute to a lower carbon future, but it’s also the fastest growing source of energy consumption (and so carbon emissions in the world today) – as well as one of the fastest growing sources of pollution.
It’s the end of this strange COVID Northern summer / Southern winter. Time for this blog for APC to resume its weekly exploration ‘Inside the Digital Society’.
At the 2020 Allied Media Conference, over 50 activists came together online to build a collective timeline documenting the relationship between the movement and technology, from the perspective of the past, present and the future.
We often hear that the internet is a cloud. But the internet has a big footprint. With this first release we start a reflective webcomic series around internet's infrastructure from a feminist technopolitical perspective.
How can complementary models promote access in underserved areas? Which policies and regulations should be implemented to enable them? The fifth webinar of the Internet Resilience in Africa series will take place on 30 July to address these issues.
1955’s a long time back in many ways, but time’s flown fast for ICTs. Britain then, like everywhere, was a very analogue society.