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TASCHA and the iSchool at ICTD 2015

ICTD 2015 is almost here! In Singapore this year, ICTD 2015 will take place May 15-18, 2015. As is usually the case, University of Washington will have a strong presence at the conference this year. Here's how TASCHA and our colleagues at the Information School will be participating:

Myanmar: Temples and towers

Incredible temples range across Myanmar; from the magisterial Shwe Dagon in Yangon to Bagan’s sprawling complexes they show the country’s rich Buddhist art, culture and heritage. The monks often built them high up, as in Mandalay Hill, above. Sitting closer to God and above the everyday,as in …

Myanmar’s online and democratic frontiers

I will soon be travelling to Myanmar as part of the project, Information Strategies for Societies in Transition, to encourage better understanding and use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in the rapidly developing country. Formerly known as Burma, it is undergoing an …