Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
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.
What happens to communities in rural and underserved urban areas lacking access to the internet? What happens to those without access to machines and devices or whose lives do not fit into a digital model of e-learning and e-commerce?
In the current scenario of social isolation, the network deployment work stages have been adapted through this specific protocol that guarantees the recommendations for social distancing and prevention of COVID-19.
Explaining concepts in a language that brings them closer to people and their realities is a form of resistance to the hegemonic and patriarchal language in which technology is often taught.
In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the importance of connectivity in staying informed has become more evident than ever. As this recent webinar makes clear, 5G is not conducive to reaching those who are currently disconnected, but will probably instead further the digital divide.
This report offers a storytelling journey through the various meetings, forums, peer visits, field experiences and collective exchanges that Common Room, along with APC, Rhizomatica and other peers, were part of in their work towards creating and fostering a local access peer learning community.
We are looking for an organisation to nominate and host the Asia regional coordinator for the “Connecting the unconnected: Supporting community networks and other community-based connectivity initiatives” project.
AI is receiving unprecedented global attention, but what are its human rights and social justice implications? APC collaborated with Indonesian illustrator Ellena Ekarahendy to produce a set of visual representations of outstanding metaphors in 2019 GISWatch report on AI and human rights.