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March, 2013

Stories from March, 2013

23 March 2013

A Diversity of Sounds at the Indigenous University of Venezuela

The Indigenous University of Venezuela (UIV) is well known for its cultural diversity, bringing together students from many indigenous communities. On campus, one might hear a number of indigenous languages...

20 March 2013

Get Online Week 2013: Europe's Digital Empowerment Campaign

This week is “Get Online Week”, a push to teach new digital skills to those with limited exposure to the Internet. The program this year tries to address Europe's rising...

18 March 2013

Programming Possibilities: Writing Code in Arabic

"قلب (Alb) tries to expand the digital conversation to consider more people. The fact that every modern programming language is in English is an idea that has shocked even the...

15 March 2013

Through the Lens of Students of the Indigenous University of Venezuela

Three students from the Indigenous University of Venezuela recently took part in a week-long workshop to learn how to capture and share digital images from their campus, which attracts indigenous...

6 March 2013

Amigos de Januária: Citizen Journalists Expose City's Unfinished Works

Rising Voices' Project Amigos de Januária has shed light on the failure of a local Brazilian government, marred by a legacy of administrative wrongdoing and poor accountability, to complete public...

4 March 2013

The iLabs: Letting Context Drive Development

The iLabs recognize that a focus on local interpretation over foreign “experts” brings in local knowledge of what does and doesn't work – extending their impacts beyond the life of...