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· March, 2013

Stories about Technology from March, 2013

A Hackathon at the White House

Catherine D'Ignazio attends the first hackathon ever held at the White House and writes about it on MIT Center for Civic Media.

All About Social Curation

Gaurav Mishra explains social curation and describes how Media, organizations and brands can curate contents to drive social engagement.

Breaking All-Male, Offline Trend, Cambodia's First Female Lawmaker Blogs

Meet Mu Sochua, the first woman ever to be elected in Cambodia's Parliament and one of the very few politicians in Cambodia who actively use social media.

Japan: Where Does My Money Go?

A group of coders and concerned citizens have launched a Where Does My Money Go? [ja] website to explore tax spending in the city of Yokohama. With cooperation from the city, volunteers participated...

Top 10 Popular Nepali Blogs

Surath Giri compiles a list of top 10 popular Nepali blogs according to Alexa statistics.

Bloggers Duke it Out for Ghana's First Ever Social Media Awards

The best and brightest of the Ghanaian blogosphere will be recognized in Ghana's first ever social media awards, organized by the nonprofit BloggingGhana.

Omar Banuchi Finds His Niche in the Puerto Rican Web (Part I)

Hugely influenced by the culture of fan boy from comics such as Marvel or DC, Banuchi has fully installed himself in the indie scene of Puerto Rico, where his pixelated...

Pirate Bay's ‘Defection’ to North Korea a Hoax

The Pirate Bay, one of the internet's oldest pirate sites, claimed Monday that it has stopped using its Swedish hosting provider and now running from the North Korean Internet. However,...

Internet Post Deletion Business in China

Caixin Magazine[zh] reported about the Internet post deletion business in China: “It costs thousands to delete a negative news article, hundreds of thousands in professional fees to get a key...

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