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Asia Pacific Report

Asia Pacific Report

Asia Pacific Report tribute to Teresia Teaiwa – thanks to Tagata Pasifika
Asia Pacific Report
Dr Teresia Teaiwa featured in a Tagata Pasifika video when winning the Manukau Institute of Technology Pacific Education Award prize at the SunPix Pacific Peoples Awards in 2015. The director of director of Va'aomanū Pasifika at Victoria University in ...

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Wed, Mar 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Conversation US

The Conversation US

Video games encourage Indigenous cultural expression
The Conversation US
Unfortunately, many games misrepresent or appropriate from Indigenous communities by falling back on stereotypes or including cultural content without involving Indigenous people in the development process. But done right, games have the potential to ...

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Wed, Mar 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution Embraces its African Roots
Venezuelanalysis.com
RE: We cover science, technology, health, and environmental issues from an African perspective. ... However, Western anthropologists will often come to our communities, live with the Indigenous people and take this knowledge and patent it in Europe.

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Wed, Mar 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Let a robot guide you
The Hindu
“The idea is not to replace humans with robots, but to reach people and distant visitors, thanks to technology,” said Eléna Le Gall, a community manager for the World War I museum, which opened in 2011. ... four human guides for visitors to explore its ...

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Wed, Mar 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Province

The Province

Troubled Waters: More valuable than oil, water is big business
The Province
“The water issue in Canada for indigenous peoples is huge. They're carrying heavy metals, arsenic, E. coli, all these different things that are going into the water. And we know we can take these out,” said Hanna, who grew up on Vancouver Island and ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show
Reuters
Many papers highlighted challenges posed to developing nations by big mining and agricultural industries that are using technology to gain access to remote regions. Nevertheless, researchers said indigenous peoples and campaigners working with them ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Ghana Business News

Ghana Business News

Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Nevertheless, researchers said indigenous peoples and campaigners working with them are harnessing technology as well to expose illegal deforestation or land use and seek remedies and justice. The research is significant to help back up indigenous ...
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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

bizEDGE NZ

bizEDGE NZ

Kiwi company employs aroha to tailor leadership within business
bizEDGE NZ
“Our clients are people from all walks of life,” she says. “Executives, royalty, government ministers, indigenous people – anyone looking to break down barriers.” And this is the mantra behind the business name, Aroha Leadership. Chris says she and ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Global progress leaves behind millions of poor, hungry, illiterate - UN report
Thomson Reuters Foundation
One in three people is malnourished, more than one in ten lives in extreme poverty and roughly the same number can neither read nor write, said the Human Development Report issued by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). At the same time ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Greenpoint Innovations Launches SustainaDrone Solutions at the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
SustainaDrone Solutions is an innovative suite of environmental sustainability-oriented drone-enhanced technologies and services, from landscape mapping, real-time monitoring of illegal activities that lead to tropical deforestation and forest ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Helen Zille's only option is to resign
News24
It's the old crude technology argument: if white European colonialists didn't arrive on the southern tip of Africa 360 years ago, the poor indigenous people would still be living in the Iron Age. So be grateful. How did Zille think black South Africans ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Creating Technology by the People, for the People
The Nation.
If you were black or indigenous, you were surveilled very heavily by the colonial administration that eventually became our government. New York City in 1713 passed the “lantern laws”—because they were afraid of people mobilizing in the dark to resist ...

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Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

What You Should Know About Standing Rock Protesters
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
There is a common understanding that promoting indigenous rights also equates to the support of environmental justice. Technology is also enabling people to support efforts through donation links embedded within social media campaigns. This popular and ...

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Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

BU Today

BU Today

Cuban Culture Shapes a Spring Break Trip
BU Today
The building was worn, the halls were crowded with patients and crying babies, and the technology was well behind standard fare in Boston-area medical offices. But the doctors and staff are proud of the care they deliver. “Prevention is the most ...

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Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Financial Times

Financial Times

China's push to become a tech superpower trigger alarms abroad
Financial Times
Tim Byrnes is an unlikely symbol of China's bid to become the world's high-tech superpower. For a start he is Australian. Yet the 39-year-old quantum physicist's decision to swap a research post in New York for Shanghai goes some way to explaining the ...

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Sun, Mar 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source