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Open Development, Open Cambodia
(Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-06-14)
The world is witnessing widespread participatory movement toward transparency, democratization, and responsive governance. Pressing social need and enabling technologies have allowed innovative strategies for social change to take hold. Cambodia also is witnessing local expressions of these forces; civil society is mobilizing ...
Disaster response in Chile: Public libraries as critical communication and information infrastructure
(Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-06-15)
Public libraries, as public Internet access points and as physical and social community hubs, play an important role in the aftermath of disasters. Information and communication resources are critical. Communities also need spaces for regrouping and organizing. The 2010 earthquake in Chile dramatized the emergency value of ...