Category Archives: Online Projects

The Kalleda Rural School Photoblog

If there are one link you click on today, make it this one. The BBC profiles the Kalleda Photo Project – Children at a rural school in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh are running a photoblog about daily … Continue reading

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Global Voices Summit in Delhi

Global Voices Summit in Delhi is going great guns so far. I had loads of fun running around and moderating the discussion on Blogging and Outreach. The conversation is flying about all over the room so I am not really … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Reuters Live Event

Have an opinion on Corporate Social Responsibility? Necessary or not? Viable, irrelevant or pointless? From Global Voices On Thursday November 9th, at 6:30pm EST (23:30 GMT / 05:00am Friday in India), Reuters will be hosting a live conversation about corporate … Continue reading

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24 hour online demo against Internet Censorship at RSF

From RSF: Reporters without borders organises 24-hour online demo against Internet censorship How to take part in the 24-hour online demo against censorship: The Reporters Without Borders website will be given over to this protest from 11 a.m. on 7 … Continue reading

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On Second Life

The NY Times on Second Life and Marketing. [Wikipedia link to Second Life] This parallel universe, an online service called Second Life that allows computer users to create a new and improved digital version of themselves, began in 1999 as … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Short Story Contest

All you budding writers, if Science Fiction be your cup of inter-galactic tea, please head over to the The Scian Science Fiction Short Story Contest 2006. And yes, I am on the panel. Be nice to me.

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Cabbages, Frocks and Olives at Primrose Hill

Thank you Lucy Hooberman of Mentoring Worldwide and the BBC, for a wonderful lunch last week at Lemonia at Primrose Hill. They had wonderful vegetarian options for the veggie hungry desi. Even on that exceptionally hot day, I pigged over … Continue reading

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Storytelling, mothers and girls

I don’t write much about my mom. Not that there isn’t much to write about. She’s an incredible person. But one doesn’t want to get sappy. However, I saw something today that really made me miss her. I just chanced … Continue reading

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Indonesia Earthquake Update

Update on the earthquake in Indonesia. A message from Angelo on behalf of World Wide Help – calling out to volunteers. In response to the Java Quake of 27th May, 2006, we have set up the Java Quake Help Wiki … Continue reading

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People at We Media and fringe conversations

Last year at the Global Voices conference, Rebecca raised a peculiar toast – “This whole Global Voices thing is just a grand conspiracy to ensure that we always have someone to have dinner with in every city of the world”. … Continue reading

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We Media, Thinking About Profit

Reflecting on the discussions on Proft as a motive for Mainstream Media at We Media. Why is profit such a dirty word? Why does the notion of monetary profit make people cringe? Alternate Media (anything that is not Mainstream Media) … Continue reading

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Blogswana, AIDS and an African Country

Curt Hopkins of Morpheme Tales introduces Blogswana – a project on Botswana, AIDS and Blogging. From his post The idea is to bring voices from the far side of the digital divide into the global conversation and to rehumanize AIDS … Continue reading

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