Latest posts by Laura Morris
6 December 2013
In the 1990s, many indigenous men and women in Peru were subjected to a forced sterilisation campaign; the Quipu project is working with local communities to create a way to make these stories heard through a combination of low- and hi-tech, online and off.
2 December 2013
The Build Peace Database aims to document crossovers between peacebuilding and new technologies around the world, focusing on communications, networking and gaming technologies.
19 November 2013
Recently presented with a satellite broadband terminal, Rising Voices will now be able to take the Internet into regions with little or no connectivity, opening up new opportunities and possibilities to teach and share online.
11 November 2013
Are you a visual person (and do you want to tell your story that way)? Or do you need to be alerted the next time a report comes out on the president of Moldova? Here are some new tools to help you research your next story, and new platforms (like timelines and interactive images) for easily and clearly presenting information.
7 November 2013
The Mozilla Foundation is creating teaching resources to increase web literacy. Laura Hilliger, one of their team, says that learning how to code and understanding the internet, even without a good internet connection, is a key part of education today.
1 November 2013
What happens when you put your local workshop course online? You might end up with global participants...
17 October 2013
Past and present Rising Voices grantee projects contributed to Blog Action Day, a global event where bloggers from around the world write about the same topic on October 16, 2013. These projects joined thousands of other bloggers to share their perspectives on the topic of Human Rights in Brazil, Niger, and Colombia.
10 October 2013
The Rising Voices micrograntee winners from around the world have been documenting their projects as they progress. We chose some images from their flickr streams, Facebook pages, and websites, sharing the work they have been doing over the past few months.
8 October 2013
Everywhere we look there seems to be another announcement for a cool MOOC course. Here is a selection of a few that we would love to take...
25 September 2013
What would you identify as your local monument? Wikimedia Commons' annual photo competition WikiLovesMonuments has come up with some surprising answers and some incredible pictures, allowing community members to identify and share online what - to them - is really monumental.