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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.
22 November 2013
The Rising Voices Roundup is now THE AMP! Still bi-weekly, still full of great opportunities and blog summaries, still what you want to be reading every other week....
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.
6 November 2013
The youth from quilombos at Ilha de Maré are publishing news stories with their mobile phones and giving voice to the needs and concerns of their communities. Recently, a group from the Porto dos Cavalos community participated in the workshop: “Vojo Brazil: amplifying Quilombola voices through mobile phones”.
24 October 2013
Radialistas has recently launched a set of online tutorials about a variety of topics to help people use radio and open software to spread information about their communities. As part of our Conectándonos series, community manager Clara Robayo talks about the project.
23 October 2013
Rising Voices republishes an interview conducted by Transom.org, who spoke with Evan Tenebaum, Soundcloud's audio content manager - a platform where you can freely share your sounds and listen to work made by a community of audio producers from around the world.
16 October 2013
How can small-scale advocacy groups make the best use of the Internet? A recent skill share at the engine room discussed a diversity of methods for citizen reporting on public services around the world.
11 October 2013
Crowdvoice, a user-powered platform tracking voices of protest around the world, works to diversify our understanding of complex events. Rising Voices interviews it's visionary founder about working digitally in Bahrain and her new platform to promote local musicians.