Inside the Digital Society: What to do about homeworking

1 day 8 hours ago

The pandemic’s changed a lot of ways in which societies are working. How far are these changes temporary and how far permanent? Should governments and businesses leverage these changes or seek to rebuild what’s been lost?


Food delivery workers in India: Emerging entrepreneurs or informal labour?

4 days 9 hours ago

Delivery workers in India are generally paid per delivery. Food delivery platforms term the delivery worker “independent contractors’’ or “delivery partners’’. Delivery workers are not considered traditional “employees”. The report follows Anand Kumar, a delivery worker for Swiggy and Zomato. 


State of the Digital Nation: The Digital Rights Report 2020

4 days 11 hours ago

This report is a documentation of what transpired in 2020, specifically how human rights were impacted by technology and digital innovations in the Philippines. The year 2020 was definitely unique given the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought about tremendous change throughout the globe.


Body and Data: "I am still learning"

4 days 12 hours ago

I don’t get it, how could we let these people/companies condition us into thinking that we need to remove our freckles to look beautiful but then at the same time use those freckles as a filter to make us feel beautiful? ‘Beautiful’ does not feel like a correct term, maybe ‘Presentable’?


GISWatch 2020 launch: Technology, the environment and a sustainable world

6 days 1 hour ago

The new edition of GISWatch on "Technology, the environment and a sustainable world: Responses from the global South" is launching! Be sure to save the date – 22 April – and join us as we explore the constructive role that technology can play in confronting environmental and climate crises.

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Open call for grants to support community networks in the global South

6 days 1 hour ago

The Local Networks initiative announced its 2021 grant programme for projects involving existing or new community networks linked to technological innovation and appropriation, gender and women’s participation, community-led processes and policy-related aspects. The call is open until 30 April.

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A tribute to Makane Faye: Trainer, mentor, friend and colleague

2 weeks 1 day ago

The community of the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) has lost a mentor and trainer following the death of faculty member Makane Faye in a road traffic accident in Senegal on Friday, 26 March 2021, while he was travelling to Dakar from the holy city of Touba.

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