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Stories about Tools

22 July 2015

Singing Lullabies to Preserve the Butchulla Language

The Butchulla language, spoken by the people native to Fraser Island in Australia, faced extinction in the 20th century. It is now being revitalized thanks to the Butchulla Language Program.

13 March 2015

Mai Ro: To Sing the Song of Yadiko

The voice of Ever Kuiru's father has been preserved in the songs recorded by a local researcher and professor. Now, through the Rising Voices grantee project, he shares some of...

8 July 2014

3 July 2014

How Technology Is Helping People Learn—and Even Save—the World's Languages

Forward thinkers are harnessing the unprecedented power of technology to bring languages back from the brink of extinction, and in rare cases, to resurrect an extinct language.

23 June 2014

Palestine: Putting Daily Life in the Picture

Visualizing Palestine strives make international public opinion aware of daily hardships in Palestine. They transform numbers into creative narrative visuals, and were recently given a jury's award for best Social...

11 June 2014

9 June 2014

5 June 2014

Patients’ Mental Health Radio Broadcasts Waves of Joy

Radio Los Inestables, a Rising Voices micrograntee from 2013, uses words as its weapon to spread joy and involve patients from Cordoba's Provincial Neuropsychiatric Hospital in broadcasting.

27 May 2014

Spend Your Summer Learning: Upcoming MOOCs

A list of upcoming (and recently begun) MOOCs - massive open online courses - for the summer which touch on new technologies, creativity, and citizen media.

26 May 2014

21 May 2014

Creative Commons 101 : Are You Doing it Right?

Are you using your Creative Commons images appropriately? More than 90% of Creative Commons images are not attributed at all! Here is a great infographic to get you up to...

20 May 2014

The Balance Between Speed and Accuracy: Countering Misinformation on Social Media

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.

8 May 2014

Online Course: Digital Tools for Community Radio Stations

Join Radio Libres for a free online course for community radio stations interesting in using digital tools to share their content and better interact with their audience. The course will...