Though spoken by over 10 million people, the Uyghur language is struggling to adapt to modern life and overcome heavy censorship and language elimination in China
The Indigenous-led telecommunications organization can continue to provide affordable cell phone access to local communities in Oaxaca.
The Indigenous Gitxsan language is under siege, but by harnessing the very technology that threatens to erase it, one Facebook Group, Gitxsan Got Talent, is renewing interest in the language.
A recent webinar explored how underresourced language communities may be at a disadvantage to tackle misinformation and access media literacy resources.
The session on Thursday 10 December will explore the impact of misinformation on linguistic and ethnic minorities in Africa and Asia, and how members of these communities are fighting back.
If the lesson from the pandemic is that we will survive thanks to internet connectivity and technology, then we are lost.
A digital communications system geared to the needs and local context of remote communities in the Amazon
Remote Amazon communities in Brazil can now use the HERMES system that enables secure connections for text and photo exchange across an area of hundreds of kilometres.
The November 2020 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática.
As more tech companies attempt to provide translation and access to multiple languages online, controversies and challenges arise — especially when it comes to accuracy and cultural nuance.