links for 2010-04-15

Ethiopia Vote Report How good is your Amharic? DM to join Ethiopia Vote Report @ushahidi translation team (tags: Planes or Volcano? | Information Is Beautiful RT @amandabee: Volcanos v. Planes … #infographic (tags: infographic) Mark Fiore can win a Pulitzer Prize, but he can’t get his iPhone cartoon app past Apple’s … Continue reading


Marginalized by Unicode

Communities that are most marginalized continue to be so online. People who do not have access often speak languages that are not in Unicode and live in places that have never before been mapped, often not even photographed. Some of these things can be considered excessive compared to actual needs. The question, however, is access. … Continue reading

links for 2010-04-14

Design For the First World This IS awesome, Contest for 3rd world designers solving the problems of the 1st @dx1w (via @rabble) (tags: Soldiers of Peace | telegraph21 Needs @SisiNiAmani RT @telegraph21: "You don't graduate from adulthood w/o killing a man." -peace activist in Kenya (tags: Save the trees @mbelinsky @ushahidi … Continue reading

links for 2010-04-13

Digital Democracy | DdTv Episode 11: Stories from a Thai Refugee Camp Shoutouts to @doctorow & @GutenbergNews RT @digidem: new episode of #DdTv -Project Einstein w Burmese student @Refugees (tags: DdTv) Election Monitors on libel charges | Sierra Express Media Dangerous RT @ianschuler: Monitors in Sierra Leone charged w/ libel 4 exposing fraud: … Continue reading

Future of mobiles for change

On Wednesday I sent out a tweet asking “What can Nokia do to support & empower people around the world.” I was at an event put on by Nokia, Abundancy Partners and Lovely Day, to discuss ICT for good. To give the event some additional structure, some of us reinterpreted the question. Nokia is one … Continue reading