Spotlight on Social Media, Crowdsourced Translation, Egyptian Protests and Diplomacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday as I was driving, I heard an interview on NPR’s Talk of The Nation with Julian answering that same question in the context of the Egyptian Government shutting down Internet access and as the Washington post reported , “an audacious escalation in the battle between authoritarian governments and tech-savvy protesters and a direct challenge to the Obama administration’s attempts to promote Internet freedom.&#.

Metro4All — Making All Metro Systems Accessible

Tech Soup Blog

It is now a diverse international group with team members in Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, and the U.S. So far, their attempts to work with government transportation authorities have failed. Ever since the Independent Living Movement began to emerge in the 1960s to empower people with disabilities, more and more of the world has become accessible. Subways and metro stations remain a problem.