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20 May 2014
Checkdesk is a project to verify information drawn from social media. Working with partners around the Arab-speaking world, this open-source platform helps newsrooms check their reports through crowdsourcing.
28 April 2014
A new project by Libraries without Borders and the UNHCR called Ideas Box seeks to engage refugees by providing the necessary tools, content, and resources to read, write, create, and...
28 March 2014
20 March 2014
Wikipedia is meant to be a starting point, not a final source of knowledge. It is permanently incomplete and evolving, with continuous formal and informal review. Delving into that process,...
13 March 2014
Video activist or citizen journalist looking to document what is going on around you? This post gives a round up of available resources, information, and guides published in the past...
28 February 2014
24 January 2014
There is an increasing need for activists to protect their identities, data and network while at the same time pursue their struggle for a free Arab world. The Cyber Arabs...
22 January 2014
Recognizing the difficulties dyslexic readers face every day, OpenDyslexic is an open sourced font recently developed, helping to make the Internet more accessible to those suffering from this neurological condition.
20 January 2014
8 January 2014
18 December 2013
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
11 December 2013
Scratch is a programming language designed for use by educators and young people to teach the building blocks of computer programming. It is a visual, block-based, computer programming language editor...