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· December, 2013

Stories about Digital Media from December, 2013

18 December 2013

Say What?! Website Collects Hate Speech for Genocide Prevention

Hatebase is crowdsourcing and organizing hate speech by location, type, language, and when it was last used, in the hopes to help identify increasing tensions among groups... one of the...

16 December 2013

Story-Making Machines: Meograph

Rising Voices republishes an interview conducted by Transom.org, who spoke with Misha Leybovich, the founder and CEO of Meograph - "Four-dimensional storytelling".

13 December 2013

Taking Back the Tech: Using Wikipedia to Counter Violence Against Women

The first Hack4Change meetup in India included a Wikipedia edit-a-thon, expanding articles on violence against women, and collaborating on data-driven digital media projects related to women’s rights.

9 December 2013

Peru: Collective Collaboration to Generate Public Safety Data

The goal of Amasuwa is to use crime data to create maps of unsafe areas in Peru and to alert the public to crime-heavy places.

6 December 2013

A Living Documentary: Sharing Testimonies of Forced Sterilisation

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...

2 December 2013

Technology for Peacebuilding: an Online Database

The Build Peace Database aims to document crossovers between peacebuilding and new technologies around the world, focusing on communications, networking and gaming technologies.