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As video games perpetuate the status quo, they also reinforce and extend gender-based inequalities. This element of video games should be taken seriously precisely because these technologies are toys. Children learn ideas about gender through video games - and, many children at that! These ideas...
Wrote the following for my newspaper column on Sunday, which has around a 700 word limit. KONY 2012′s generated a lot of attention. For me, Ethan Zuckerman’s excellent analysis and subsequent commentary raises the most pertinent questions. The following are some other articles...
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay’s succinct, clearly reasoned opening remarks at a panel discussion held on 29 February 2012 at the the 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council is worth reproducing in full. I’ve been part of two studies, Sri Lanka’s...
“10 folks in a small apartment in Egypt used social media and cell phones to start a revolution, and 17 days later the president of many decades is out of power.” That’s clearly not what happened, but some people will believe what they will especially if simplifying complexity is an...
Photo of the Academy, taken by me. Just back from a stint of teaching at the Folke Bernadotte Academy. I’ve done a short write up about it at the ICT4Peace Foundation’s site. The participants were a tough, mixed bunch. All very experienced in either intelligence analysis or field work,...
In 2012, when leading Sri Lankan Editors are still plagiarising content from web and social media, don’t even know about correct attribution of web sources and demonstrate an outrageous ignorance about social and web based media, the Guardian’s new ad shows how it’s done, and just...
In an article published in NYT’s The Lede blog by Robert Mackey on the desecration of the Koran by US soldiers, the author ended on an interesting note when it first went online, After the transcript of NATO Commander Gen. John R. Allen’s apology to the Afghan people, Mackey noted,...
Earlier this week, Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) organised a workshop on improving the access to and accountability of Parliament, based on a South Asian study of legislatures. Systemic flaws in our own Parliament were anchored to two broad areas – access to internal workings and...
Based on my presentation on how digital photography is now inextricably entwined into popular revolt, Frugal Dad emailed me a link to this interesting infographic on the iPhone’s camera. Original post here. Filed under: ICT for PeacebuildingBased on my presentation on how digital photography...
At a time when China’s portfolio in Sri Lanka’s economy is growing exponentially, questions over the bona fides of its massive investments in our national communications networks won’t go down well with the Chinese or Sri Lankan governments. ZTE and Huawei have themselves...