Exploring common, new grounds that lie in the border between computer engineering (my education) and journalism (my practice). Clues: informatics, information, (open) data, communication, networks, communities, digital inclusion, (free) digital culture, activism and social transformation.
Check out this chronology of some of the things I have done in the last few years including speaking, training, organizing events, learning permaculture, travelling and having fun while connecting with people in Timor-Leste, Mozambique and around the world. You can also follow me on Twitter (@saritamoreira) and check my Linkedin profile. PGP: 0x6023D406
[Também escrevo / traduzo no Global Voices em Português.]
Latest posts by Sara Moreira from October, 2010
Angola: Update on Press Freedom – “Repression or Urban Violence?”
One day after Global Voices published an article about the murder of journalist Chakussanga, on October 22 another Angolan journalist from “Radio Despertar” – Antonio Manuel “Jojó” da Silva – was injured in stabbing, as Committee to Protect Journalists reports.
Brazil: Day by Day in a Favela School
Follow Tia Dag's stories on violence, poverty and drugs, in a school in one of Sao Paulo's favelas, Casa do Zezinho, where she educates children, aiming to prevent them from joining Brazilian criminal gangs.
Brazil: Open Call for Digital Culture
Brazilian Digital Culture Forum calls all enthusiasts to submit presentations about emerging processes in the network, communities of practice for the digital age and proposals to support public policies, until October 20. The 2nd edition of the Forum will take place in November 14-17 in Sao Paulo.
Brazil: Encounters and Dialogues on Lusophone Cultures
From 18-22 October there are “lusophone encounters and dialogues” [pt] with Portuguese language African countries at the Federal University of Ceará. The Brazilian University hosts the 3rd edition of the festival that aims to reflect about cultural influences and common identities. Follow on Twitter. @IIIFestivalUFC.
Cape Verde: Stories from the “Camp of the Slow Death”
Paulino Dias describes [pt] his visit to Tarrafal camp, in the Cape Verdean island of Santiago, regretting the fact that the former political prison from the Portuguese dictatorship (1926-1974), known as the “Camp of the Slow Death”, has not yet been transformed into a museum.
Brazil: Vintage Posters Featuring Social Media
Are you curious about “how would Youtube look like in the times of our grandparents?” Camila Oliveira shares a set of vintage posters featuring Skype, Facebook and Twitter, by Maxi Midia designers Rodolfo Sampaio and Marco Martins.
Cape Verde: Celebrating Independence while Revisiting Typography
To mark the 51st anniversary of the creation of the movement that organized the independence struggle in Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, PAIGC [pt, en], Jorge Brito presents a collection of old stamps and other graphics while chronicling historical events surrounding the 70s in Cape Verde [pt].
East Timor: Bulletins of the Struggle for Independence now Online
Timor Archives launched a new blog that provides access to electronic copies of newsletters published about East Timor’s struggle for independence from 1974 to 1999.
Brazil: Voters Push for Clean Elections via Internet
In this post Global Voices highlights electoral crimes denounced by Brazilian citizens in the preparation of the voting day for the next President, Governors, Deputies and Senators, next October 3.