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by Joel Sucherman

Last month, about 700 people packed an auditorium in Seattle, not for a Microsoft developer’s conference, but to discuss whether the city’s burgeoning global health movement can eradicate disease and poverty across the globe. It was a live forum sponsored by public radio station KPLU and its Project Argo blog, Humanosphere. The event was provocatively […] more »

by David Sasaki

Back in March last year I pointed to Contenidos Locales (“Local Content”), a program of Chile’s national library network, as a model example of how public institutions like libraries can foster more civic participation by training their local users how to take advantage of new media tools: Examples include Buscando Mis Raices (“Looking for my […] more »