Brazil ranks first among countries whose citizens said they have read and believed in fake news, according to an Ipsos Institute poll conducted in 27 countries. The rapid proliferation of disinformation has become a global problem as our lives become increasingly reliant on technology and social media for information. The dissemination of fake news, especially…
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TechCamp Guatemala alumnus from Peru launches an online observatory to track government spending on combating child trafficking
Keshif is an exploratory data analytics platform that works to visualize data for governments. During TechCamp Kosovo, Behar Xharra, the chief operating officer of Keshif, led sessions as an expert and worked closely with participants to develop their skills in effectively collecting, transforming and analyzing data to produce public, open data dashboards for advocacy and campaigning to increase transparency…
Angeli reflects on her recent experiences at PeaceCon following receiving small grants at TechCamp Thailand and YSEALI TechCamp Reconnect.
Following YSEALI TechCamp ASEAN, participants applied for small grants to support projects they created during the TechCamp and six projects were selected.
TechCamp Georgia alumni from Bosnia and Herzegovina create a “promise map” to track elected officials’ promises and empower citizens to hold them accountable.
Lejla Sarcevic was looking for creative ways to use technology to tell everyday stories about corruption in Azerbaijan as part of the “Khadija Project.” She leveraged her experience at TechCamp Georgia and TechCamp Reconnect Warsaw to shape a strategy for doing just that.
TechCamp Thailand participants continue collaborating and using the knowledge they gained to implement the solutions they created at the event.
The TechCamp program will sponsor four projects for entrepreneurs out of TechCamp Chennai.
Filipino participants from TechCamp Thailand immediately put new knowledge, training, and connections into action, organizing a campaign amidst an outbreak of violence in Marawi City