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Mediating Voices And Communicating Realities

This report by Evangelia Berdou speaks about the benefits of using open source tools like the Ushahidi platform and OpenStreetMap. It examines the use of open source, open data, crowdsourcing, and digital media more generally in the developing world.Read More

Inter-governmental organisations sharing and linking open and real-time data

Inter-governmental organisations sharing and linking open and real-time data for inclusive governance, development effectiveness and protection of privacy and security.Read More

Linking Art, Technology, and Data for Online Communications

A host of great speakers were in attendance at the event Public 2.0: Culture, Creativity and Audience in an Era of Information Openness. The free event was held on July 21, 2011, in London.Read More

How Can Philanthropy and Technology Co-evolve for Development?

How Can Philanthropy and Technology Co-evolve for Development? A Review of the “Scenarios for the Future of Technology and International Development” Report

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Net2 Think Tank on ITU’s WTISD Theme: Rural ICT

The theme for this year's World Telecommunications and Information Society Day “Better Life in Rural Communities with ICTs” is one that TechSoup Global, its partners, and many in its extended network are familiar with. Read More

Data for Philanthropy – It’s How You Use It

This is the second of two parts in which we summarize the September 2012 issue of Alliance magazine which covered the various ways in which data and philanthropy intersect. (Note that a subscription to Alliance is required for access to the links below.) TSG's Tiffany Pintor contributed to these posts. Read More

What Can Data Do for Philanthropy?

The September 2012 issue of Alliance magazine covered the various ways in which data and philanthropy intersect. There was a great deal of good thinking and we have digested these articles for broader consumption which we present here in the first of two parts. TechSoup Global's Tiffany Pintor helped prepare these summaries.Read More

Unravelling the Data for Development Muddle

Hackers, Inter-government Organisations (IGOs), governments and NGOs are pinning very high development hopes today on “data for development” but its precise definition and how the different types of data relate to each other is often misunderstood. So it’s important to differentiate between some of the most common types used today.Read More

Guardian UK Report on TechSoup Global, Guardian Charity Data Seminar

Big data, open data, charity reporting and crowdsourcing were the order of the day at the recent Transforming your charity by bringing your data to life seminar that TechSoup Global hosted in collaboration with The Guardian on June 13, 2012.Read More

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