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Can Open Educational Resources (OERs) Bridge The Digital Divide Gap?

During the 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Brazil (2015), I happened to be a panelist on a workshop that I had helped organize. Amongst the panelists were ICT4D experts Dr. Mikhail Komarov, Patrick Ryan of Google, Sarah Kiden of the Uganda Christian University, just to mention a few. The workshop sought to answer the question of whether Open Educational Resources (OERs) could bridge the digital divide gap, especially in the Global South..

Pirate Bay founder builds the ultimate piracy machine

Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde served his prison sentence last year but still owes the entertainment industries millions in damages. Some might think that he's learned his lesson, but with a newly built copying machine he's generating millions of extra 'damages,' which might be worth a mention in the Guinness Book of Records.

my trip to Maker Faire Rome 2015

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Report of my visit to the Maker Faire Rome 2015 with many photos and some personal impressions of Rome, Italians and the Maker movement. Enriched with travel tips, a promise to come back next year and "how to troll the press center" and "how to make Makers happy" tutorials.