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· March, 2014

Stories about Ideas from March, 2014

26 March 2014

South Korea Singles Out Elderly Drives With ‘Silver Mark’

Seniors must place a special sticker on the back of their car to signify that they are elderly. Rates of fatal crashes involving seniors is on the rise.

25 March 2014

Caribbean Literature Festivals Up Their Author Ante

Literature lovers the world over will be interested to hear what the Caribbean's two major lit fests – Jamaica's Calabash and Trinidad and Tobago's Bocas – have planned this year.

24 March 2014

Sifting Through Conflicting Versions of India and Pakistan's Shared Past

The History Project compiles narratives from Pakistani and Indian history books to expose biases in the treatment of the 1947 Partition of India.

Jamaica: Little Universes

18 March 2014

Is There Anything More Public Than Twitter?

The Bridge

What are the ethics of publishing a tweet without permission? A Buzzfeed report on sexual assaults stirs trouble in the twitterverse.

14 March 2014

GV Face: Happy 25th Birthday, Web!

GV Face

What's the difference between the Internet and the Web? Why is an open web so important? An all-star panel of techies and rights defenders talks it out on GV Face.

11 March 2014

SayIt: Civic Software for ‘Smart’ Transcripts

SayIt is a new software developed to facilitate the almost always taxing job of making transcripts and having them kept as data files.

10 March 2014

VIDEO: T20 Cricket World Cup Theme Song Flash Mobs

Our Berlin Wall in Syria

"Syrian Students for a better future" is a blog by Syrian scholarship students, who share their homesickness, hopes, doubts, worries, optimism and wishes for a better Syria.

7 March 2014

GV Face: What's Next for Ukraine?

GV Face

What's next for the #Euromaidan movement? Protests and bloodshed led to the fall of a corrupt president. But now, as Russia looms with military might and Crimea considers succession, there...

5 March 2014

Trinidad & Tobago Carnival in Danger?

By all accounts, Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014 was a rousing success, but a couple of bloggers have concerns about the sustainability of the festival in its current form.

Ukraine's Activists Debunk Russian Myths on Crimea

As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine escalates, Russian mass media attempts to distort events in Ukraine are questioned and fact-checked by online activists.

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