Featured Blogposts – March 2009 Archive (5)

REVISED- European Commission: Embracing the future of social innovation 2010-2015


Consultation of Stakeholders and Member States

The ICT for Inclusion Unit of the European Commission is willing to discuss with stakeholders and Member States on future European initiatives for Digital Inclusion.

The questions in this paper aim to stimulate on ways to look at e-Inclusion as a driver for social and economic change in a context of economic downturn, capitalising on current activities and available… Continue

Added by Ian Clifford on March 20, 2009 at 11:00 — 3 Comments

Stronger telecentre voice for the Asia-Pacific region

The Asia-Pacific Telecentre Network (APTN), a collaborative initiative of telecentre.org and the United Nations' Economic and Social Commission for the Asia-Pacific (UN-ESCAP), was officially launched at the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok on 19 November 2008, during a side event of the First Session of the Committee on ICT of ESCAP.

The network will promote innovation and knowledge-sharing amongst Telecentre organizations in the Asia-Pacific region where Telecentres are… Continue

Added by Laurentiu Bunescu on March 18, 2009 at 12:45 — No Comments

Day 5 - the Philippines study visit

Day 5 started with a morning meeting. Yvonne Garcia-Flores from Intel was very kind to accept Tess’s invitation to meet me and talk about how Intel is involved in PhilCecNet.

Intel chairs the committee on infrastructure, as part of the PhilCecNet’s executive council. What they do is to facilitate infrastructure solutions for eCentres, by connecting with various Telecommunications providers, identified as potential stakeholders of eCentres.

PhilCecNet also benefits of financial… Continue

Added by Laurentiu Bunescu on March 17, 2009 at 12:00 — No Comments

New Abilitynet POdcast

Available for free from


Contents for March:

Part 2 of interview on mobile phone accessibility research

Windows 7 features

Tips on how to customise your technology for your own use

News roundup from across the internet

Events for your diary

A full transcript of the podcast is at… Continue

Added by David Banes on March 16, 2009 at 21:48 — No Comments

Facebook more popular than E-Mail

Nielsen Online, an Internet marketing research company publish at 9th March 2009 a report which shows that "social networking" sites are the four the most popular Internet activity, more popular than a personal e-mail.

From their research for markets in Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Swiss, UK and USA you can read that personal e-mail use 65,1% of people that surf the Web, and 66,8% use… Continue

Added by Pawel Makowiecki on March 11, 2009 at 6:30 — 1 Comment

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