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May 8, 2010

Session Notes: Social Media’s Role in Conflict Reporting

A discussion about social media responsibility in solving some issues, especially when the society fails to solve them.

Session Notes: Ushahidi – Crisis

Deploying Ushahidi more complicated than using it. Tech team working on the platform so it will be easy to deploy for anyone without technical knowledge.

May 7, 2010

Session Notes: China, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Russia

An open discussion about the state of social media and the society in China, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Russia

Session Notes: Bibliotecas/Libraries

Cómo se puede acceder a la información, y como la biblioteca ayuda a formar ciudadanos?

Session Notes: Technology and Transparency

On Thursday afternoon Anne Arnold from the World Bank lead a breakout session with around 20 summit attendees on digital media, technology and government accountability.

HiperBarrio Project – Colombia

Yessenia presented the Hiperbarrio project in Colombia. It started with a small group of people at a library...

Announcing the Breaking Borders Award Winners

Honoring those who are working to advance free expression on the Internet.

Blogging Since Childhood – Uruguay

Blogging since Childhood (Blogging desde infancia) was presented by Pablo Flores.

Session Notes: Digital Divide

The lack of connection to the Internet. How people are going to learn how to use to use the Internet after they get the access.

Session Notes: Old Media and New Media

A comparison between Old and New Media, and the advantages and disadvantages of each of them.