Rising Voices

This wiki is helping to keep the Balinese language alive in Indonesia
This wiki is helping to keep the Balinese language alive in Indonesia 27 November 2018 Mong and Juliana Harsianti for Rising Voices

We are republishing this article on APC.org as part of a partnership with Rising Voices, an initiative of Global Voices that aims to help bring new voices from new communities and speaking endangered or indigenous languages to the global conversation. You can also read the original post on RV's website. A crowdsourced, community-based platform is pioneering the use of digital tools to help preserve, promote, and revitalise the Balinese language in Indonesia....

The pre-internet days and early local efforts at linking activists
The pre-internet days and early local efforts at linking activists 03 October 2017 APC, in collaboration with Rising Voices

This piece was inspired by an article entitled "Mike Jensen: The pre-internet days" In the early 1980s, before the internet as we know it existed, groups of activists from different corners of the world were working on stand-alone systems with “human gateways”. Technicians had to physically travel from one part of the world to another to install software and programme code to allow different computer systems to communicate with each other and share information. Environmental awarenes...

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