A Very Merry Global Birthday

A Very Merry Global Birthday

I’m in Amsterdam right now for three nearly consecutive meetings: Open Translation Tools, a Global Voices team meeting, and State of the Map. I am also now 29-years-old; dangerously close to real adulthood. Last year I spent the first half of my birthday with...
Decidedly American Humor

Decidedly American Humor

Today, sitting on a park bench, digging into my first bite of chicken gyro, half a tomato still hanging from my mouth, I began to grin. And then laugh, first on the inside, and then noticeably so. Very noticeable. The laugh turned into a guffaw, turned into hooting,...

Rising Voices Trailer

Después de dormir unas 50 horas consecutivas, voy a tener muchas cosas que decir acerca de las conversaciones bien interesantes que se han realizado aquí en la Cumbre 2008 de Voces Globales en Budapest, Hungría. Por el momento, les dejo con un video de 10 minutos que...

Rising Voices Trailer

After I sleep for 50 hours in a row, I’m going to have lots and lots to say about all of the fascinating conversations that have taken place here at the Global Voices Summit in Budapest. For now, however, I leave you with a ten minute video that tries to...
Citizen Media and Online Free Speech

Citizen Media and Online Free Speech

Originally published on the Global Voices Summit blog. While the first session of the 2008 Global Voices Summit focused on how internet censorship works in Belarus, Japan, Egypt, and Pakistan, and how activists have responded to those limitations, the second session...