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Juliana Rincón Parra · February, 2011

Peruvian-Colombian with a BA in Drama and a passion for life, currently based in Colombia. I also work with the Participatory Culture Foundation on the Amara Subtitles project as the Central and South America Coordinator. I've been with Global Voices since 2006 when I started as a volunteer author for Costa Rica and it changed my life.

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Latest posts by Juliana Rincón Parra from February, 2011

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Video: Learning a New Language Through Online Video

  22 February 2011

February 21st is the International Mother Language Day and this year's theme is Linguistic Diversity and New Technologies. With that in mind, we bring you a series of examples of how people are helping others to learn their mother languages using videos and websites.

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Bahrain: Live Ammunition Shot at Protesters (Video)

  19 February 2011

Reports of shootings in several locations in Manama, the Bahraini capital flooded social media websites during the afternoon of Friday February 18, 2011. Videos made in different locations show not only the moments when shots were fired, but also the victims in the aftermath (WARNING: graphic images).

Egypt: The Vlog before the Revolution

  11 February 2011

The video blog made and shared on Facebook by Asmaa Mahfouz, where she asked Egyptians to join her on January 25th to protest and ask for human rights went viral, and is being called “The Vlog that Helped Spark the Revolution”, according to Iyad El-Baghdadi.

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Egypt: Clashes on Video

  3 February 2011

The world has its attention placed on Egypt, going on its 10th day of protests against the regime. As Internet connectivity was reestablished, a rise in twitter updates, image and video uploads was seen, showing what the situation was like on the Egyptian streets, from Egyptian eyes.

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Video: Explosive Chinese Popcorn

  1 February 2011

Videos of a unique Chinese popcorn making technique are doing their rounds on the internet. While for many popcorn popping has a unique rhythm to it that trickles from a single popping kernel to a deluge of pings and pops;  in China, popcorn pops with a bang.

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When I'm not working, if I'm online I'm usually :

Writing for Future Challenges

Adding crafty stuff on Pinterest.

Geeking out on Tumblr

Spreading the word about Universal Subtitles

And ever so often updating my blog [es]


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