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the engine room is an organisation committed to enhancing the work of others, through their projects like the Social Tech Census. We use research and networks to close gaps between advocates, strategies, resources and technology. Follow us on twitter @engnroom.

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14 November 2013

Transitions Online: Supporting Independent Journalism in Eastern Europe

Transitions (TOL) is a Prague-based media development organization working to strengthen the professionalism, independence and impact of the news media and civil society organizations in the post-communist countries of Europe...

16 October 2013

Are You Reporting on Public Services? Here's How You Might…

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...

13 August 2013

MediaShala: Data visualization in India

Meaning ‘Abode of Media’ in Sanskrit, MediaShala tries to make complex data simple and understandable by balancing it with aesthetics, a mix of design and engineering coming out of India....

18 July 2013

The Open Labs Community in Albania

A non-profit NGO based in Albania, it’s both a hacker lab and a community that’s working towards a central goal: to share knowledge through open technology. Originally published on The...

1 July 2013

Social Tech Census: Activista

Activista is a global youth network using creative and global campaigning to mobilize young people around issues like tax justice, land grabbing and making cities safe for women and girls....