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· August, 2010

Stories about Technology from August, 2010

31 August 2010

Egypt: Utilizing Technology to Demand Accountability on Torture, Police Brutality

Technology for Transparency Network

Bloggers and activists in Egypt are using freely available online tools to expose torture and police brutality and to hold the government accountable for these human rights abuses.

Africa: 10 Most Influential African Fashion Websites

Peru: Site Uses Crowdsourcing to Report Thefts

30 August 2010

Armenia-Azerbaijan: More dialogue through film

With national television in Armenia and Azerbaijan controlled by the authorities or government-linked individuals, there is little opportunity for independent reporting. Now more objective and human interest stories can be...

Nicaragua: The Result of the 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media

The 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media took place on August 12 and 13 in Managua, Nicaragua. Here we summarize the even't results through images, podcasts, videos and blogs.

Western Europe: A journey through tech for transparency projects

Technology for Transparency Network

Sylwia Presley takes us on a tour of technology for transparency projects in Western Europe.

Ghana: Former President Connects With People On Facebook

It has been almost a year and half since John Kufuor respectfully handed over power to Ghanaian President Atta Mills. Despite leaving office, Kufuor still sees the need to communicate...

Zambia: Abuse of copyright rules online

Latin America: Blogging at Los Superdemokraticos

Cuba: Interrogation

Africa: Maker Faire Africa 2010: First Day

Japan: Web Startups Present at WISH 2010

The second edition of the web industry event WISH was held on August 28th, and hundreds gathered to hear a panel discussion by industry leaders and 14 presentations by startup...

East Timor: Narrowing the Digital Divide in Images

Russia: Online Cooperation as an Alternative for Government?

RuNet Echo

Gregory Asmolov analyzes causes of the highly successful cooperation within the Russian online community during the recent wildfires crisis and examines whether online collaboration can provide a sustainable alternative for...

28 August 2010

Guatemala: Attack Against a Blog?

Pakistan: Live Blogging Flood Relief Mission To Thatta Region

Togo: Computer Camp in Togo

Thailand: Learn Thai language through Skype

Philippines: “Hong Kong, our apology for what happened”

The recent hostage-taking of Hong Kong nationals in Manila, which has roused worldwide indignation over the bloodshed, has led Filipinos to write apologies via a Facebook page.

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