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Voices of the World

Reading Bytes for May 4 – Education, Social Publishing, Mobiles and Marketing

May 4, 2010

Tweet Daily updates on what I’m reading. Links with my notes. I also just tweet links and things that interest me @dina A Social Publishing Strategy by @gkjohn at @kanter covers education/publishing. love the skype reading sessions esp. – “Our strategy has relied upon being part of a larger mission, providing meaningful and valuable content, […]

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10 Tactics – Turning Information into Action

April 29, 2010

Tweet This is a post that’s long overdue, since the time the film was released! I was spurred to write it this morning, as I’m quite excited to be on a panel discussion at the screening of Tactical Tech’s film called 10 Tactics – Turning Information into Action. The screening is at the Conference Room […]

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#TEDxMumbai – my quick reflections

April 3, 2010

Tweet I had a lot of fun today at TEDxMumbai. Was great to catch up with old friends, and made some new ones. The speakers were quite interesting and moving especially when they were ‘presenting’ through the narrative of story; some of them really worthy of being on any main TED stage. I tweeted that […]

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My Lazy TEDIndia Post

November 8, 2009

Tweet Actually, my super lazy blogpost post TEDIndia. It was an absolutely fantastic experience and the best part was meeting such a great group of people. I feel incredibly fortunate, and humbled to have been a TEDIndia Fellow. I’ll be blogging more thoughts and pictures in the next few days, but for now, here’s a […]

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A day in the life of …

February 5, 2009

Tweet …. a mobile phone in Seoul, South Korea. Neat observations and statistics from Rudy de Waele. And more insights on youth and mobile phones in South Korea. I’d love to see more posts like this covering different parts of the world, including India! [links via @grahamdbrown on Twitter] Here’s a presentation from him on […]

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Kids for Mumbai

December 5, 2008

Tweet Priyanka Kargupta is an 8 year old living in Maryland, USA. She’s set up Kids for Mumbai – to help those affected by the Mumbai Terror Attacks.  I personally don’t know her, just got an email from her, and would encourage you to assess it for yourselves before donating.  She’s provided links to her […]

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Woman: Inspiration and Celebration

November 3, 2008

Tweet A celebration of women. “Last month 26 women from around the world took a moment to write an inspiring sentence. Each woman has shared something unique – please take the time to read the message on each slide.” A Woman’s Investment View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: opportunity_intermational microcredit)

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It takes disasters …

May 13, 2008

Tweet …. to break my blogging hiatus. How helpless we are under the force of nature’s fury. Myanmar Cyclone 28,458 deaths & 33,416 missing. China Earthquake almost 10000 dead & mounting. All of this in less than 10 days. There’s been a huge load of blogging and tweeting live as the earthquake and its aftermath […]

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Take Back the Tech …

November 23, 2007

Tweet November seems to be full of online activism days and weeks! Today’s the Buy Nothing Day, here’s another one – to end Violence Against Women: Cheekay Cinco of APC Women writes to inform me of this campaign to end violence against women. This is a collaborative campaign by ICT users, advocates, collectives and organisations […]

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New Round of Microgrants available for Rising Voices

November 6, 2007

Tweet Application Deadline: November 30, 2007 Rising Voices, the outreach arm of Global Voices, is now accepting project proposals for the second round of microgrant funding of up to $5,000 for citizen media outreach projects. Ideal applicants will present innovative and detailed proposals to teach citizen media techniques to communities that are poorly positioned to […]

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Word of Mouth – more powerful in Asian countries

October 23, 2007

Tweet There’s been some recent discussion around whether Word of Mouth and Viral Marketing are indeed different. In my view, viral marketing is the outcome of word-of-mouth recommendations. And it’s not surprising to see Asians rely a lot on word of mouth in this study from Neilsen that reveals some interesting trends: – 7 of […]

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Panties for Democracy

October 22, 2007

Tweet Send your panties to Burmese embassies as a sign of protest for the atrocities being committed by the Burmese regime. A new wave of activism, Panties for Peace – a manoeuvre meant to embarrass and insult the Junta: “The manoeuvre is a calculated insult to the junta and its leader, General Than Shwe. Superstitious […]

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A Vision of Students (in the US) Today – Digital Ethnography

October 18, 2007

Tweet A new video from Mike Wesch, who had earlier made the fab video, The Machine is Us/ing Us. Mike Wesch’s videos explore mediated culture, seeking to merge the ideas of Media Ecology and Cultural Anthropology. In a blog post describing this video, Prof Wesch says: It began as a brainstorming exercise, thinking about how […]

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wf07 – am wondering …

October 13, 2007

Tweet ….. why weren’t any of these amazing ladies at the Women’s Forum? (apart from Anina and yours truly) A day in an astrologer’s life by Jacqueline Bigar A Girl Must Shop by Megan Garnhum A Little Pregnant by Julie A Luminous Halo by Cicily Corbett Alkamar by Susan Reid Allied by Jeneane Sessum A […]

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