Saturday, 20 September 2008

Ethan Zuckerman comes to Amsterdam

An interview with Ethan Zuckerman about the role of new media and his work as founder of a an online citizen media community.
Africans’ creative uses of technology not only counter negative stereotypes of the continent, they also hint at its receptiveness to simple, efficient everyday innovations. “Individual citizens empowered with technology can be a very powerful force for transparency,” says Zuckerman.

Zuckerman is a featured speaker in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam on Thursday September 25 at the Suprising Africa programme of the international new media event Picnic 08.

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