A crash course in changing the world.
Added by Richard Beresford
Posted on April 21, 2010 at 11:06pm
Once again a comment that got out of hand, which deserves its own spot as a blog, so an introduction to me, and how i came to evoke (a brief one, I hope)
Bez ? who's that .. ? that's one of my many names - Online I am usually known as Quazimodo, Quaz(y) etc... and have been for so long now that they are also my names, similarly the 'nicknames' Berry/Bez have been used so long they are also my names.. :S My Parents call me Rich or Richard.. so its up to you i guess..
Posted on April 21, 2010 at 7:00pm
Ushahidi is an awsome example of how poeple are able to empower themselves making use of the new information technology, once they are aware of it and have access to it. I'll label this in the Empowering Women section for now, since Ushahidi was originally set up by a woman in a war torn region, seeking to distribute information.
If unaware of it by now, Ushahidi means 'witness' in Swahili.
Posted on April 21, 2010 at 6:26pm
Just a quick link or two here for now, as I have much to say on this topic also :P
Where I Heard about the Lewes pound and much about this week's topic of resilience:
Posted on April 21, 2010 at 5:26pm
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Thanks for reading and commenting on my "secret identity". I haven't heard about "charter Cities", could you tell me a bit more about them? (you're impression of what it is and perhaps a link would be great!)