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La legislation sur l'implantation d'un projet éolien en France (Opinions) 8-01-2007
by JOSEPH Marckenson
Il convient tout d’abord de préciser que les projets éoliens sont soumis au droit commun de l’urbanisme, leur implantation n’étant possible que si le projet est conforme aux règles et servitudes d’urbanisme applicable sur l’espace concerné....

PRECOM 3 COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE - TUNISIE (Opinions) 27-09-2005
by SANDZA MISSIMBALOBA Laurent
COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE - TUNISIE Le 26 septembre 2005 Des experts en liberté d'expression mettent en question la crédibilité d'un sommet mondial des Nations Unies sur la société de l'information en Tunisie (IFEX-TMG) - Ci-dessous,...

"Кто владеет информацией, тот владеет миром..." (Opinions) 1-12-2005
by Климова Надежда Валерьевна
Известно, что организм является открытой биологической системой, обменивающейся с окружающей средой веществом, энергией и информацией. Но обмен информацией отличается от других видов обмена. Ведь когда два человека обмениваются идеями, у каждого...

$100 Laptop! Is it worth what it seems to be? (Opinions) 18-11-2007
by alok shrestha
The project named, OLPC (One Laptop per Child), is gaining rapid popularity in developing as well as developed countries. This project was initially conceptualized by Nicholas Negroponte, founder chairman of MITs’ (Massachusetts Institute of...

(MDG Contest) Henry Ford: Bridging the Information Divide in Africa (Opinions) 27-04-2005
by Richwell Phinias
Henry Ford was the founder of the Ford Motor Company and is credited with the creation of a middle class in American society. He was one of the first to apply assembly line manufacturing to the mass production of affordable automobiles. This...

A ciência e a nossa sociedade (Opinions) 12-02-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Vivemos um momento muito interessante dessa nossa odisséia terrestre. As diversas formas de fanatismos estão cada vez mais próximas de todas as nossas relações sociais, afetivas e mecânicas. Tivemos, nessa grande concepção de construção...

A Letter's Worth (Opinions) 4-12-2002
by Tanmay N. Vora
A pen is mightier than a sword – it is said. Since ages, letters have been the most powerful medium of communication. With the advent of technology, communication has taken new forms like e-mails, chat and SMS. But, letters still remain the best...

A thousand voices (Interviews) 12-08-2007
by POCHOLO GONZALES
A THOUSAND VOICES It’s not just about doing the voices anymore. For voice talents executives Pocholo Gonzales and Brian Ligsay, it is sustaining a craft that has been around before television, and nurturing future voices to be heard. Mel...

A virtual democracy (Opinions) 16-04-2007
by unxposed
Digital Psycho-geography Architecture is emerging from the rubble of the Pre-revolutionary Internet. Days when the one way communication of static sites mirrored the reality of a faceless world dominated by corporations. Web 2.0 has brought...

Aaron, a Teacher in Enterpreneurship (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Aaron first started to realize the impact he can have on others during his high school years. In 2004, he volunteered for a NGO located in a rural district in Uganda. This experience “stirred” him, gaining confidence, self-esteem and an...

ACCESS TO EDUCATION: Information Communication and Technology the way forward (Opinions) 21-09-2006
by Mbũrũ Kamau
Introduction Education as a basic, inalienable and human right empowers the society to directly control its own life wholly. Being intelligent and social animals, human beings have the ability to reflect and prioritise on their needs in...

Africa My Africa (Opinions) 7-04-2010
by Omole
An attempt to define value might be a difficult task because value itself is a very subjective concept. It varies from individual to individual and from one location to another. However a turn of events based on human doing and undoing has spur us...

Africa: technology & the digital divide (Opinions) 6-05-2008
by OLAJIDE JOHN ADEKEYE
The global development lesson for the survival of societies and nations of the future has been boldly written and documented within the development context of the 19th century. In the 21st century, the greatest challenge facing most African...

African Computing and Telecommunications Summit; A Review (Opinions) 23-09-2004
by Salisu Suleiman
ACT 2004; I TALKED TO COMPUTERS AND ATE WITH BIRDS I was fascinated by the breath-taking view as we hugged the African coast before flying into the deep blue sea and over Madagascar, before landing at Mauritius. The climate was simly wonderful,...

Agroforestry: Reducing Hunger and Poverty in Rural Communities (Opinions) 18-11-2006
by Benhildah Chihota-Masuka
According to a report by Pinstrup-Anderson and Pandya-Lorch (2001), the global demand for food (cereal and meat) is rising yet farmers in both developing and developed countries are experiencing slow growth in agricultural production. This is...

AIDS ON SALE (Opinions) 17-04-2007
by Matongo Maumbi
Globalisation And The Plight Of The Poor I, D Liche, will define globalization as 'marketing everything in sight freely'. I know other scholars have defined globalization in a much neat form which stresses liberalism, democracy and capitalism....

Alis15 - My Mission (Poetry) 14-10-2005
by Victoria Tim Tekhtilova
My mission: rescue of my future and search of a safe place on the Earth. Our society speculates with my youth (in 30 years both I and you we shall not be necessary to a society as the last year's grass will bring up new). The poverty,...

Alis15-Моя миссия (Opinions) 14-10-2005
by Victoria Tim Tekhtilova
Моя миссия- спасение моего будущего и поиск безопасного места на Земле. Наше общество спекулирует моей молодостью ( в 30 и я и ты- не будем нужны обществу -как прошлогодняя трава- вырастит новая). Благая весть - доступность...

An Article has Changed My Life (Opinions) 18-09-2005
by Pham Thanh Nhon
Hi all friends! My name is Nhon and I am 21 years old. I was born in Buon Ma Thuot city of Daklak province, Vietnam where I spent about 18 years. After graduating from high school, my parents wanted to see if I was certified by their desirable...

As You Like IT: Future of the Workplace (Opinions) 29-06-2005
by Sofya Mezhorina
“What will your ideal work environment be like in the future?” they were asking me. What will it be like?.. Well, I don’t know. I’m not yet in the future, I thought. That was in March. Today it’s almost July, and I have graduated, but still I am...

Avoiding the Hype - Learn How from Liam O (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Avoid.net , a unique idea evolved during a party one night in New Brunswick, Canada. Liam O’Doherty, the founder of the Avoid.net project had an idea: advertising could be used to counteract the effects of advertising and consumerism. His...

Battering Rams and Sun Tzu (Opinions) 20-03-2008
by Hon Tan
Battery. To a modern individual, the word conjures mental images of things that generate instant electrical power, of different sizes, shapes, and colors. And in our modern times, the mere ownership of a battery is as vital as breathing. Motor...

Bidi Bala and the creation of Zittnet, Nigeria (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Bidi Bala first realized his passion in life for social change and entrepreneurship when he graduated from University and went to a village with his father to pay condolences to a friend. There were so many people on the un-tarred streets and...

Biotechnology and Bio safety (Opinions) 12-04-2007
by .
As we move into the 21st century it has become clear that biotechnology is certain to play a key role in economic and social development throughout the world. Its impact on agriculture, health and environment has already been noted widely in the...

Birth of an idea (Poetry) 27-03-2007
by obare joash
In my simple world suggested by a single word I wonder and utter What! where ? and when then I know, that it is of cause a birth of an idea Trust me, me dear I write this with fear Of this inherent and apparent and amalgamated feature...

Bridging the Digital Divide (Opinions) 18-09-2006
by Sunday Bitrus
The digital divide between the underserved areas of the world and the fully served areas of the world is a serious issue that calls for concern. Living in a community that is approximated to be lagging 500 years in terms of technological...

Bridging the Digital Divide Through Affordable Access to Relevant and Timely Information (Opinions) 4-03-2008
by Henry Kimathi
A quiet revolution has taken place in the last half a century - the telematics revolution. For the last 40 years the cost of processing, storing, and transmitting information has been decreasing at the rate of 50% every 18 months (Delgado et al,...

Bridging the Gap between the South East Asian Cultural Heritage & Technology (Interviews) 30-07-2004
by Fouad Riaz Bajwa
“The E-Museum Project in Pakistan will bridge the gap between our Cultural Heritage and Information Technology. We are taking museums in Pakistan online - while maintaining a high-quality experience. This is not an idea anymore, it’s a revolution,...

Bruce's Solution to Promote Action (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Youthnetwork.org is a unique tool for social change; it leverages the scale of the internet to help people find information about local community resources. Members can help contribute to the development of this nationwide network of local youth...

Building A Better World, One Domain At A Time (Short Story) 19-07-2003
by Shaun Cronrath
Can one domain make a difference? Issues like homelessness, politics, war, and inequality seem so huge that it's easy to feel powerless. That helpless feeling seems to depart, however, as soon as you visit Grassroots.org; you discover that you not...

Cerf by Clare (Interviews) 22-11-2007
by Adam Clare
My chat with the co-inventor of the internet about Mars and the net neutrality movement: Vint Cerf all but created the modern information age himself. He was one of the co-inventors of the internet and he’s now the Chief Internet Evangelist...

Citizenship in the Cyber Planet of E-Junkies: Anarchy or Pretext? (Opinions) 20-09-2006
by Antony Felix O. O. Simbowo
That the contribution of the cyber revolution to the global social, political, economic and cultural advancement is immense cannot be disputed. However, this advancement is mirrored against a background of cyber green card holders, that is, those...

Computer, Video Games, Internet and Child Development. (Opinions) 1-07-2004
by Ajomuzu Collette Bekaku
There is no gainsaying the fact that the world is today much smaller than it was scores of years ago. Likewise, it cannot be argued that the same world is a more convenient habitat than it was then. This state of events is largely owing to the...

Computerizing Lankan small-scale businesses (Opinions) 22-02-2004
by Yasas Vishuddhi Abeywickrama
Large organizations in Sri Lanka have started to computerize their production and management functions, but still lag well behind their counterparts in developed countries. Information Technology (IT) is not a tool only for giant corporations but...

Computing culture (Opinions) 6-02-2009
by sanmi
The aim of this contribution is to draw attention of developing computing culture and its roles in the attainment of the ICT. Developing a computing culture involves the participation of the entire society. This is important because skills in...

Concept of Life (Poetry) 18-12-2005
by HEMANTA R NAIK
Many a times I am confused, wandering here and there lying flat in the open field looking at the clear sky counting the twinkling stars, also once in a while shooting stars Once again unable to count the stars much more confused as...

Creating Local Connections Model presented in Kyiv, Ukraine to the UN (Opinions) 18-08-2004
by Olexiy Kuzmenko
The event, organized by UN’s Focal Point for Youth in Ukraine head Tatiana Poladko and growing TIG Ukrainian membership, and lead by pre-selected national coordinator, Olexi Kuzmenko attracted a very representative and reputable audience....

Cúpula Mundial sobre a Sociedade da Informação. E aí, já acabou? (Opinions) 16-01-2004
by Diogo Andre Assumpcao
[img:435:left]Depois , em dezembro, veio a Cúpula. Sem mais longas reuniões preparatórias, o trabalho de muitos meses seria finalizado em 3 dias. O Caucus de Jovens, em parceria com a organização TakingITGlobal, montou um stand na plataforma de...

Cyber Citizenship (Opinions) 6-11-2005
by S Joshipura
The Internet has unleashed its power; it has brought about a revolution that is unmatched in human history. Truly speaking our life is becoming increasingly virtual. The world has transformed into a global village thanks to the World Wide Web. In...

Cyber Invasion (Poetry) 22-12-2006
by Ositadimma Amakeze
Depersonalized personalities Asphyxiated in sophistication Of gruesomeness of cybernetics And like locusts they besiege us Minds having been invaded to Reducible physicalists’ conceptions Thus consciousness comes to be the Physical...

Cyber invasion (Poetry) 12-01-2007
by Ositadimma Amakeze
Cyber invasion Depersonalized personalities Asphyxiated in sophistication Of gruesomeness of cybernetics And like locust they besiege us Minds having been invaded to Reducible physical’ conception Thus consciousness comes to be...

Cyber Law: Are We ready? (Opinions) 6-01-2005
by Nischal Dahal
Finally, the Electronic Transaction and Digital Signature Act (ETDSA) — 2061, popularly known as the cyber law, has been issued by His Majesty’s Government (HMG) through an ordinance a few months ago. The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)...

Cybercamps (Opinions) 21-09-2002
by Jason Alinen
¡§Impacting Children¡¦s Lives Through Technology¡¨ Cybercamps/Giant Campus began with a man and an idea. His name is Pete Findley and his idea was to create an interesting mix of summer camps and technology, hence the name ¡§Cybercamps¡¨....

De "l'exportation" de la grippe aviaire (Interviews) 1-11-2006
by Eric DOMBOU
Que sait-on aujourd’hui des modes de propagation de la grippe aviaire ? J-L.A. : On sait tout d’abord que le rôle des oiseaux sauvages a été surestimé. Sur le continent africain par exemple, la maladie n’a...

Dear friends (Poetry) 16-04-2009
by Olowu Adebowale Lawrence
Dear valid friends, As you log in for your 24 hours And browse through this day, May you download All the good things That today has in store for you; And may your body system Never crash. I hope your anti-virus is active So that you can...

Demande de Dons d'Ordinateurs (Short Story) 1-12-2010
by TCHIBOZO Etienne
Je voudrais tout d'abord vousd remerciez pour tout ce que vous fait dans le cadre de la promotion des jeunes dans le monde et la mise en reseaux des organisation des jeune ou pour les jeunes. Notre organisation voudrais dans le cadre de son...

DIGITAL DIVIDE (Opinions) 8-03-2007
by Sean Amos
The main issue concerning access for young people to ICT is that of the digital divide. As long as this divide persists without being formally addressed by different interested parties, the issues and repercussions stemming from this divide will...

Digital Divide in Africa and the Challenges to Youth Development and the CLCWA (Opinions) 20-11-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
The African Youth Charter is convinced that Africa’s greatest resource is its youthful population and that through their active and full participation; Africans can surmount their difficulties that lie ahead. The document also noted with great...

Digital Divide In Nepal (Opinions) 18-01-2004
by Vibek Raj Maurya
Ever since the first computer came to Nepal 32 years ago—a second generation IBM 1401—it has been the computer’s language that has stymied progress. To be able to use a computer, the user must have more than a rudimentary grasp of the global...

Digital Divide: Technologies and the Youth Agenda (Opinions) 10-10-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
A youth walks in to a television station and requests for media coverage for one of the events that he or she has organized. The response given, is a question about whether a prominent person is attending the event. This is one of the,...

Digital Signature (Opinions) 8-01-2005
by Nischal Dahal
The electronic transaction act popularly known as the cyber law has just been introduced in Nepal. This law basically aims to give legal status for the electronic documents. In ordinary documents, the authentication of many legal, financial and...

Digitally Divided (Opinions) 13-11-2007
by Samuel-Malachi Odekunle
The Council has assembled and the verdict is clear, I am being sentenced to life imprisonment. What is my crime. There is no crime, no there isn’t. There is no council … okay so maybe there is one, in my mind. I’m not crazy … oh no! stop thinking...

Disabled but Not disqualified (Short Story) 21-04-2007
by Nabil Eid
Story is about physical disability student The girl who loves the moon. (Noura Arslan ) Noura is one of our physical disability students Noura is much like the early spring buds. She is a candle that enlightens the dark corners in our...

Distraction (Poetry) 27-02-2008
by Lynne Lessard
Walking down a crowded street With music plugging her ears, Distracted by designer stores and foreign males, She Forgets. She listens, but she does not hear. Above her; laundry droops, birds sail, suns hiss. Around her; vespas play, vendors...

E-Agriculture: Defining a New Paradigm for Agricultural Development (Opinions) 15-09-2006
by ADEGITE VICTOR
Since the beginning of the information revolution many applications of the internet and related technologies have been sought and deployed in virtually all fields of human endeavour Today we talk about e-commerce , e-banking, e-governance even...

E-DHAKA.COM: The Development of Webculture in Bangladesh (Short Story) 23-10-2003
by M.S.A. Shobuz
In Bangladesh many people don't even know that what is Internet and how can we properly utilize it. It's hardly true that Bangladesh has no fiber optic cable connection for some political related business reasons, but we want to introduce peoples...

Education ? What do we need to boost the sector (Opinions) 3-06-2011
by Darpan Mahajan
“I bow to my teacher who has opened my eyes blinded by the darkness of ignorance, with enlightening rays of knowledge” As times change, we experience Globalization and Global warming, economic collaboration and meteoric inflation, with the...

Educational Technology: An Accessible Education (Call-to-Action) (Short Story) 24-08-2009
by mina
Educational technology is a global phenomenon that improves education for a student in a highly developed country and creates educational opportunities for a child in the world’s poorest countries. As such, above its other benefits, including...

Effects of Computers and the Internet on Society (Short Story) 14-08-2003
by Shakti Ghimire
Before we know it, technology is going to pass us by. With the invention of the computer and the Internet, the possibilities are endless. Society is changing by leaps and bounds, with no chance of a stopping point in the near future. All this...

El joven del futuro: ¿Quién es? (Opinions) 22-08-2008
by Reiner Mora
El mundo está cambiando rápidamente, basta con leer el periódico, ver las noticias o navegar en la Web para darse cuenta de ello. Lo que se aproxima es una importante reforma en todas las estructuras sociales. Sea en la política, el comercio,...

Encontro Indígena Interamericano (Opinions) 15-10-2003
by Mateus Fernandes
Encontro Indígena Interamericano Preparatório sobre Sociedade da Informação 8-10 /10/2003 – Brasília, DF - Brasil Durante três dias 60 representantes de 19 povos indígenas – e alguns não-indígenas, de 14 paises das 3 Américas estarão reunidos...

Energías Biodegradables de Costa Rica (Interviews) 22-11-2008
by Johanny Arilexis Pérez Sierra
En una visita realizada a esta empresa, ubicada en Alto Ochomogo, Cartago, Costa Rica; tuve la oportunidad de conocer a Eladio Madriz, a su hija, la biotecnóloga, Lorena Madriz, y su familia. Han desarrollado una miniempresa basada en la...

Everquest and the future of gaming (Opinions) 1-01-2003
by phil audet
Here I was again, alone at my computer in the early morning hours. Over the past few years I had felt and nurtured something inside. This thing was really emptiness more than anything, emptiness born out of a feeling of helplessness. You see...

Evolution is just a theory (Poetry) 27-07-2008
by kate mckee simmons
The box in my living room transports me to the other side of the world. An unclothed child grips a rifle and stares blatantly into my eyes. I beg. Don't Shoot. The box in my drive way moves me to the other side of the city. The...

Flying Graves (Poetry) 17-04-2007
by CHINYERE NWOSU
FLYING GRAVES So true it could be Those who had children Would wish they had none; The barren would be better of. What trauma They have begun to see; Mothers laying beautiful flowers...

Forward to a Friend (Opinions) 12-06-2007
by Parker Snyder
How Internet Video Can Help Rwanda Re-Invent Itself Three changes have taken place in the last few years. Have you noticed? Internet video exploded in popularity. Rwanda entered the world's map. And my father bought an iPod. What do they...

Four Sides of a World's Story (Short Story) 9-10-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
We are facing many variables, from the knowledge of the past to the knowledge we present today. It has been shown, through Mayan writings, prophecies, sacred scriptures, and even Arabic writings that this world will end on the date of 12/21/2012....

From my Corner... to the World (Global Youth Culture Contest) (Poetry) 22-03-2010
by berry R
My lines glow amongst ivory candles this night, And of a global culture within the papers they write. Words of poetry my friend I seek not to have hired, Your eyes only read of a story that mere life has inspired. From a small corner in the...

Gbenga's Advice for the Young and Aspiring (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Gbenga Uriel Ogunjimi, a leader within his field of social entrepreneurship, recently achieved recognition for his efforts and motivation in promoting employment opportunities for Nigerian youth. Gbenga the CEO of Landmark Internship...

Get Your IP Straight (Opinions) 26-09-2005
by Liz Livelli
Intellectual property (IP) is the product of creativity - the film you saw last weekend, the song you heard on the radio, the logo on your morning cereal box, and yes, even that love poem you wrote to your special someone last Valentine’s Day....

GLOBAL YOUTH CULTURE (Opinions) 24-03-2010
by DANIEL ONYI EBOH
GLOBAL YOUTH CULTURE By Daniel Onyebuchi Eboh (Nigeria) 08036235739 ebonitefoundation@yahoo.com OR daniel_onyi@yahoo.com Culture is the way of life of a people within a given region. Over the years, the world has and continues to witness...

Global Education Foundation (Opinions) 22-02-2007
by Joel Josephson
Mission To advance the cause of global education by bringing together the best educators, with international business and foundations, to complete multinational educational project. Overview This initiative has been launched by a group of...

Global Embrace (Poetry) 10-04-2010
by fatma
On a globe reduced to a golf ball in size Where people are countries and continents apart Words ,gestures and smiles are now digitized And my whole life and yours can be put on a file Where boundaries of color , religion and race Seem to...

Global Trading on the Internet (Opinions) 31-01-2005
by Nischal Dahal
The Internet has emerged as the backbone of cross-border trading in the last decade. Electronic commerce is the production, advertising, sale and distribution of products via telecommunication networks. Today, trading through the Internet makes...

Goodbye! (Poetry) 21-10-2007
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Goodbye! In my life, I've said many goodbyes. I've indeed told so many a lies. But none, ever meant this much; None ever cost me this much; none ever hurt me like this; Loosing love, a sweet angel's. In your arms for the last time, It...

HabitatJAM: ¿el principio del futuro? (Opinions) 27-12-2005
by Victoria Bembibre
Evento: HabitatJAM Fecha: 1 al 3 de diciembre de 2005 Objetivo: Debatir a través de Internet sobre el futuro de nuestras ciudades, con vistas al World Urban Forum a realizarse en junio del 2006 en Vancouver, Canadá....

Handling Propaganda, Gaining Market Share (Opinions) 16-04-2007
by Adeshola Komolafe
The cutthroat nature of business today springs from the claustrophobic attitude of new generation companies. While it is no admirable thing to allow your competition box you into a tight corner, it is no crime either to break into new markets....

Here on earth (Poetry) 22-06-2008
by sanmi
Here on earth, Looking at the world, the so-called earth: There lie God’s creatures. Each has its own troubles. The Oceans make troubles drive; Animals suffer a slaughtering life. Transformations are stones’ lives. Birds bother making the...

Homeland (Poetry) 23-11-2006
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
I met her waiting... ...waiting for a new-found sister, Her eyeballs stopped my heart beat a second...and she smiled, Her skin, fair, her hair, a glitter, and her covering, all green; A lips of red, a pearl to her ears, a folded...

How do search engines work(teach by sir zahid at islamia university) (Opinions) 19-02-2008
by haider
Web search engines provide an interface to search for information on the World Wide Web. Information may consist of web pages, images and other types of files. Some search engines examine data available in newsgroups, databases, or open...

How Ethno Design Project Got Started (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Today, Ethno Design Fashions and Academy is a leader in providing Zimbabwe’s up and coming artists with an opportunity to receive professional training in ethnic and ecological fashion design. By harnessing the power of determination and ICTs,...

How non-creative countries can attract creative people (Opinions) 16-05-2008
by AARON NII LAMTE LAWSON
It is an established fact that every state or country needs some amount of development to create change in the lives of its ordinary citizens. This development spans from economic to social, and the change does not occur in a vacuum or out of...

How Technology and Summer Camp is Shaping The Future of Children’s Lives (Opinions) 30-08-2002
by Jason Alinen
Cybercamps/Giant Campus began with a man and an idea. His name is Pete Findley and his idea was to create an interesting mix of summer camps and technology, hence the name “Cybercamps”. Pete graduated from the University of Washington’s...

How Technology Has Been Creating Awareness to our Societies (Opinions) 1-05-2007
by Awosusi Oluwatope
One can't argue the fact that science and technology has helped us so much in our daily activities . Gone are the days when we spend hours reading without the aid of science and technology. I am presently a teacher and a student and I like...

I... (Poetry) 15-07-2006
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
I thought of yesterday, it was the day I looked into the future and predicted now; I looked at today, I had seen it would happen like it has right now; I hope in tommorrow, that it will bring along with it the love that would make my...

ICT and Digital Divide (Opinions) 16-11-2007
by Sean Amos
The main issue concerning access for young people to ICT is that of the digital divide. As long as this divide persists without being formally addressed by different interested parties, the issues and repercussions stemming from this divide will...

ICT and Environmental Management (Opinions) 4-09-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
As the world advances very rapidly, there is also a significant environmental crisis that is looming over our heads. With the ever rising risk of global warming and the resulting threat of climate change, the concern for environmental management...

ICT and Youth Empowerment (Opinions) 18-01-2006
by Chibuzo Governor Nwachukwu
The acronym ICT (Information and Communications Technology) is fast becoming a popular one in the country today. In fact, one of the greatest achievements of the present government which has been repeatedly touted at many a symposium, press...

ICT MANTRA FOR DEVELOPMENT. (Opinions) 27-01-2008
by Tobias Chitatata Kumwenda
Raymond Kurzweil, researcher in and chairman of Kurzweil applied intelligence wrote “The revolution manifest in this new age-this age of intelligent machines that augment our mental resources will be greater than the radical technological and...

ICT: Building the Information Resource Center for Water Resources in Africa (Opinions) 31-01-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
It has been often discussed how genetically modified food, commonly referred to as GM food, will help alleviate poverty and hunger in Africa and other regions. It is true that GM food can help alleviate food crises facing Africa and the world....

ICTs Are the Heart of the Information Society (Opinions) 29-10-2003
by Shakti Ghimire
ICTs (Information & Communication Technologies) are an engine for growth. This is the time of information. Contemporary citizens are greatly demanding, and they want to obtain the required information as soon as possible. With the invention of the...

ICTs For Development in Chikuni (Opinions) 27-01-2005
by Matongo Maumbi
Radio is the best way to bring development to the people. Giving a voice to the community through a medium such as a radio station is what can make people thrive in a rural setting. The people of Chikuni, Zambia have been able to share knowledge...

Ignorance: The Main Root of Every Evil (Opinions) 25-10-2003
by Mohammad Ziaul Ahsan
Ignorance is the actual virus and knowledge is the power and vaccine. Knowledge, when informed and transmitted, becomes the power. It is a power for individuals, family, society and at large for the nation. He who knows is the most suitable to...

Impacting Children's Lives through Technology (Opinions) 8-10-2002
by Jason Alinen
Cybercamps/Giant Campus began with a man and an idea. His name is Pete Findley and his idea was to create an interesting mix of summer camps and technology, hence the name "Cybercamps". Pete graduated from the University of Washington's...

In the Garden of Eden (Poetry) 2-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
There we stayed, there we worked Till the day fortune met excellence People trooped in and trooped out on a sunny day Everybody is happy but two Who thinks life is a platter of gold in the wilderness Hard work in the garden means rewards...

India to be a global software hub - Bill Gates (Opinions) 13-11-2002
by Ashwin Gopinath
Bangalore, (Nov 13): Microsoft chief Bill Gates said on Wednesday that India was on course to become a global hub for 'mission critical activity' in software as it was increasingly earning a reputation for its quality work and on-time delivery....

Individual, Society and Machines (Opinions) 9-07-2007
by Dr.(Mr.)Muraleedharan Koluthappallil
The continuous observation of an individual's activities by other individuals, from a distance, without direct physical interaction, or a common database of observations, creates numerous pathways for imaginative constructions. This individually...

Information as social empowerment (Opinions) 21-10-2007
by Jeff Mowatt
As one whose career in IT began in the 60s what we call the digital divide hasn't been a particular problem for me. It was not until the 90s, and even more in the last few years that the real potential in the developing world became clear....

Information Communications Technologies and Development (Opinions) 1-11-2003
by Abdallah Sobeih
ICT and Development Monthly Indicators September 2003 • Communication & information Technology o Number of established IT Companies (943 Companies) o Capital issued ( 1844 Million) o Capital Investment ( 3116.9...

INFORMATION DEFICIENCY: The fundamental factor that hinders youth participation in African region (Opinions) 10-02-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
Ask any of the youth in many parts of Kenya what they know of the many organizations that have been registered with the aims and objectives of helping the youth and what you will hear mostly is that those are organizations to look for money. One...

Information System to make Management efficient and effective (Opinions) 3-02-2004
by Yasas Vishuddhi Abeywickrama
It can also be used as the communications center of the company because all the reports and other information generated by the system could be mailed to relevant people of the company. Companies that have several branches/factories need to have a...

Inspiring words, Urjana Shrestha's Story (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
When we asked Urjana Shrestha from Nepal Fair Trade Crafters; what would she consider to be a defining moment in her life; her response was clearly put: “When I realized that the social problems can be resolved with a bit of effort from every...

International Art Museums Online (Opinions) 30-07-2004
by Fouad Riaz Bajwa
Technology has been changing the way we carry out our daily activities in life and with the World Wide Web, access to information has simplified which was once a great hurdle without such internet communication technologies in the past. Technology...

Internet : besoin vital pour la jeunesse ? (Short Story) 25-07-2007
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Tunisie, Benhi Khiar, Novembre 2005 Quelques jours avant la tenue du Sommet Mondial sur la Société de l’Information ( SMSI, Tunis 16-18 novembre 2005) dans un cybercafé de Benhi Khiar, la demande d’accès à l’Internet était environ deux fois...

Internet pool (Poetry) 13-09-2005
by Jack Lashbrook
-----A/S/L?----- a/s/l/. a/s/l? You ask it all the time. Never giving yours but always wanting mine. Click upon my profile if you really have to know and i'll just sit here quietly and wait fer you to go. If yer still in yer seat...

Internet Problems Today (Opinions) 5-09-2005
by p
As the line separating fact from fiction blurs all over this world, we begin to ask ourselves where this age of technology is taking us. The phenomenon of the internet, a basic system linking computers all over the world, once an expensive novelty...

Internet y Juventud - ¿A dónde vamos los jóvenes? (Opinions) 28-11-2005
by Victoria Bembibre
Preguntarse por el lugar de los jóvenes en las sociedades actuales es preguntarse por el futuro mundial. Eso ya lo sabemos (o deberíamos). El interrogante se plantea cuando nosotros, los jóvenes, queremos responder a ese mandato. ¿A dónde vamos?...

Internet, Jóvenes y Participación (Opinions) 5-04-2007
by Damian Profeta
Nota : Este artículo fue presentado originariamente como parte integrante del trabajo " Juventud y TICs: una relación con mucho futuro " realizado y publicado por el Portal de Juventud para América Latina y el Caribe en abril de 2007...

Interview de Andy Roland NZIENGUI (Gabon) (Interviews) 22-10-2007
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Parles nous un peu de ton parcours personnel, de ce qui te motive et de ce qui t’inspire dans la vie de manière générale… Je suis engagé dans les mouvements associatifs depuis le lycée. C’est le club littéraire du lycée Nazaire Boulingui de...

Interview de Wesley THOSIAC, membre actif de TIG, originaire d'Haiti (Interviews) 3-08-2005
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Interview réalisée en collaboration avec Armand Oliver TSANA (Gabon) Version anglaise ci-dessous: Bonjour Wesley, voulez- vous nous dire un mot sur vous? Bonjour, je suis Jean Wesley THOSIAC 27 ans, étudiant en fin de cycle en Sciences...

Jennifer, la hormiguita (Short Story) 4-10-2008
by Laura Müller
La hormiguita Quebec, Canadá: Hoy vi volar frente a mi un cabello mas rubio que el mÍo, son contadas las ocasiones en que he visto a Jennifer pero invariablemente cada vez que me la topo me recuerda a una pequeña hormiguita, de esas que caminan...

Jóvenes que hacen cosas diferentes: De ser parte del problema a ser parte de la solución. (Opinions) 10-10-2008
by Reiner Mora
Los jóvenes obtienen una cierta satisfacción al quejarse por los problemas que los rodean, parecen liberarse de una innombrable “culpa”, dejando en otros las responsabilidades sociales y el trabajo sucio. Sin embargo, esa actitud reprochable, ha...

La "Communauté Internet" dans les débats de la Gouvernance Internet (Opinions) 16-06-2008
by Pascal Bekono
La Gouvernance Internet est une vaste thématique en construction. L’émergence de l’Internet à susciter l’apparition de divers acteurs tant du coté politique que technique, au vu de toutes les activités qui y sont liées. L’une des questions...

La Basilique de Côte d'ivoire :Notre Dame de la Paix (Short Story) 14-05-2006
by Camara Charles
Côte d'Ivoire sur Internet: Située en Afrique de l’Ouest, sur le Golfe de Guinée, la Côte d’Ivoire, est entourée par le Libéria, la Guinée, le Mali, le Burkina-Faso et le Ghana. 15,446,231 personnes (en 1998) occupent les 322 462 Km2...

La Globalización: Hacia un mundo de excelencia (Opinions) 16-05-2007
by María Gabriela Petit
El tema de la globalización en el mundo, parece un tema muy amplio; pues, en realidad no lo es. Basado en estos términos califico de global a todo aquello que integra un todo. Anteriormente en nuestras sociedades, pensar que las personas se...

La transition de IPv4 à IPv6 dans les pays en voie de développement (Opinions) 21-08-2008
by Pascal Bekono
La croissance des utilisateurs de l’Internet a entraîné une forte demande des adresses IP, de plus, le nombre d’adresses pour les pays en voie de développement est faible. IPv4 en service depuis plus de 20 ans et qui jusqu'alors utilisait un mode...

Langues et diversités culturelles dans l’ère de l’information (Opinions) 1-06-2004
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Une langue est avant tout un moyen de communication entre des individus d’une même population ou d’une même race. Les hommes ont commencé à s’exprimer avec des signes et des illustrations sur les murs des grottes puis les langues se sont...

Le projet "One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)": Approches et contours (Opinions) 22-07-2008
by Pascal Bekono
La réduction de la fracture numérique est un défi majeur pour bon nombre de pays dans le monde, particulièrement pour ceux en voie de développement. Si l’on prend le cas de l’Afrique subsaharienne qui représente 10% de la population avec 0.1% des...

Le volontariat et les TIC comme outil de développement (Short Story) 4-09-2004
by Viola Krebs
Des logiciels ouverts et libres versus les logiciels propriétaires? Liberté d’expression sur Internet, comment combattre les pourriels qui polluent nos boîtes email et peuvent nous empêcher de nous informer correctement… alors que nous vivons dans...

Les jeunes et les TIC comme agent pour le changement (Opinions) 29-01-2008
by Pascal Bekono
Le forum sur les jeunes et les TIC qui s’est déroulé en septembre 2007 à Genève a montré toute l’importance de ces outils qui sont devenus incontournable pour le développement. De la santé, la gouvernance et urbanisation ou encore à...

Les jeunes et les TIC : cas du Cameroun (Opinions) 25-11-2005
by Pascal Bekono
Au Cameroun, la tranche de 0 à 30 ans représente plus de 70% de la population, constituant à cet effet le fer de lance de la nation. Bien que la jeunesse dispose des qualités tels que la créativité, l’innovation, le dynamisme et l’envie de...

Less play, more work (Opinions) 21-11-2007
by Wilson
When you see poor people in undeveloped countries, talking on cell phones, text messaging, sending e-mails, surfing the web, using chat rooms, blogging, tagging, playing video games, downloading or uploading music, pictures and videos; you may ask...

Let's dream dreams (Poetry) 18-03-2008
by Henry Ekwuruke
You can talk about past events like security in the future The road to success is not a day’s impression Impressed about the intensive nature of man I was guarded to see the rain-fall What a secured future of our advantage Quite a statement...

Looking back to first day of joining TIG (Opinions) 25-09-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
It is said that every one has a history even if it is not recorded. True to that say, I would like to say that I have a history I am proud of as a member of TIG since the day I joined in September 25th 2006. As much as one can not tell whether...

Lorsque l'argent est au service du diable. (Opinions) 29-09-2008
by akadiry nzamba mohamed mahfouz
L'impuissance du pouvoir spirituel, réside en ce que l'argent est l'origine absolu du mal que vivent les Hommes qui l'utilisent ardemment pour oppresser et et s'oppresser. En effet, l'exercice de l'argent ne consiste véritablement plus à...

Lost... (Poetry) 26-10-2005
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
Am I alive or is this a dream, Am I still on the surface of the planet? Living and let live in peace? Am I still what I want to be, Or just a fluke lost in time? Lost...and yet alive.

Love never Poisoned your soul. (Opinions) 4-11-2006
by vina bronx
Hey reader. this is a new and first one hope you like it. please feel to message me for any question. now here. If you find yourself in love with someone who does not love you, be gentle with yourself. There is nothing wrong with you. Love...

Make Poverty History (Opinions) 2-04-2007
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Enterprise Global Bengal’ HUMAN Network INDIA, First Generation Campaigner, MDGs, UN HUMAN (Healthy Universe for Man, Animal and Nature) Network India is an action Network and Capacity Builder of socio-entrepreneurial NGOs (Local, Regional,...

MDG Contest: Building An Informed Africa (Opinions) 27-04-2005
by Richwell Phinias
“Information technology has created avenues for development which are not affected by distance or geography. Africa rise and show the world that you are worth it. Speak out loud AFRICA, silence is betrayal.” In any set-up the most informed...

Medios de Pago: De la economía del trueque a la economía electrónica. (Opinions) 3-09-2008
by Reiner Mora
Panorama del futuro de la actividad económica. En economía, el concepto de evolución es intrínseco e inalienable. Esto quizá, producto de su relación obvia con la historia humana, con la forma en que el hombre se desarrolla social y...

Meet Jennifer Wells (Interviews) 4-10-2009
by Romina Oliverio
Jennifer Wells joined NABUUR in early 2008. She has contributed to countless projects, and currently serves as online project manager for a handful of projects, mainly focusing on disabilities issues. In her excerpt, Jennifer shares with us how...

Meet Maria Zandt (Interviews) 4-10-2009
by Romina Oliverio
Maria joined NABUUR in early 2009; since then she has been involved as online project manager for a village in Uganda, and also supports other projects on the NABUUR platform. Maria shares with us a bit about herself, and her experiences with...

Meet Noel Ortiz (Interviews) 4-10-2009
by Romina Oliverio
Noel joined NABUUR almost three years ago. Since he first became involved, he has supported various online projects, including facilitating a project in Uganda working to set up a vocational training centre for youth in the community. Below Noel...

Meet Sonja Marjanović Vučić (Interviews) 4-10-2009
by Romina Oliverio
Sonja is an online volunteer who has devoted her skills to the NABUUR organization since 2007. She is actively involved in many projects, including her role as online project manager. Below she shares her thoughts on virtual volunteering. "I...

Meet Vikram Sainadh (Interviews) 5-10-2009
by Romina Oliverio
Vikram is a Toronto-based volunteer who joined NABUUR in 2007. Dedicating his time to various online projects, including taking on a project management role, he shares below his take on online volunteering and his experiences so far. "Apart...

Microsoft Innovative Teachers Award (Opinions) 24-07-2007
by Deepti Sawhney
As soon as we reached Seoul, there was a magnificent reception at the airport and we were escorted to Sheraton Grande, which was an hour away from the airport. The flurry started as soon as we reached, as the contingents from other countries had...

Microsoft to invest $2000 in India (Opinions) 13-11-2002
by Ashwin Gopinath
Microsoft will invest $400 million (Rs 2,000 crore) in India over the next three years, indicating that the company is more confident about the country's future prospects as a software power than it was at any point of time in the past. "This...

Mobile Communication (case for Tex2+) (Opinions) 26-07-2008
by Gachara Irura
Introduction. Globally, different wireless platforms, key related software languages and protocols have assembled a complete set of powerful and proven wireless solutions and services. These are put in use on a daily basis by customers across the...

Mobile phone (Poetry) 27-01-2009
by Simonette Brebenariu
M-odern technology outrages the sensitivities of all mankind, adheres the good news to all who have a unique power of mind. O-bsession on ringing and sending messages with photos in grand, money is wasted through communication, an updated...

Mobile phones for development: A report on Southeast Asia (Opinions) 5-03-2007
by Upasna
The developing countries in Southeast Asia have recently seen tremendous growth in mobile phone services. That villagers are beginning to buy mobile phones is indicative of an explosive growth in mobile services in countries where the poorest...

Mobile phones in the wrong hands (Opinions) 8-02-2009
by manuel ryan ricohermoso
During prehistoric times, our ancestors communicated by etching on cave walls or mimicking animal sounds, but due to the creative minds and heroic effort of our patriotic scientists, helpful gadgets have been developed for the betterment of...

Mobile technology: very positive impact and still moving forward (Opinions) 24-02-2009
by Mahamed Osman
Mobile technology is becoming significantly widespread in the Horn of Africa. Consequently, a lot people are dependent on mobile technology for their daily lives. It was just years ago that I got connected to mobile. Beyond normal communication,...

Mobile Warriors: Costa Rican Youth, Mobile Phones and Social Change (Opinions) 12-02-2009
by Lisa Campbell
Lisa Campbell is participating in the TakingITMobile Working Group, a project involving TIG members who are interested in mobile communications. Read more about the project and join it here . Photo credit to Anna Kydd. The photo is from a...

Mobilisation pour le Sommet Mondial sur la Société de l’Information 2005 (Opinions) 11-11-2005
by Pascal Bekono
L'engagement de la jeunesse camerounaise pour le Sommet Mondial sur la Société de l’Information 2005 est bel est bien réel et se manifeste de maniere effective et concrete depuis plusieurs mois. A quelques semaines de la deuxième phase du...

More than 60 Heads of State and Government to Participate in WSIS (Interviews) 27-11-2003
by Md. Akteruzzaman
Ambassador Asko Numminen of Finland, Chairman of the PrepCom's Subcommittee 2, conducted the negotiations aimed at narrowing the difference of views on the Declaration of Principles and on the Action Plan. Subcommittee 2 decided to agree to use...

My call center job (Short Story) 24-05-2009
by Yashoda
The alarm rings loudly, it’s midnight. My sweet dreams were so young, yet my impulses push me to wake up. Confused whether or not to brush my teeth, as I just slept for four hours and brushed my teeth then, I freshen up and dress within five...

My Challenge; My Action (Opinions) 2-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
My community development is one of the most pressing issues in my agenda as a youth. That is why I have no alternative but to work out the change, voice out and act. That is also the reason we should not pretend that we haven't got very major...

My everywhere companion (Poetry) 16-03-2009
by Ssendagire Paul
In 2003, I fell in love with mobile phones and engaged myself to one. Since then, I have maintained steady relationships with mobile phones. Hammering the last nail to my cassava leftovers and dry tea, I hear a melody whose scream I...

My Internet Safety Story (Opinions) 3-10-2005
by Cheryl Gudz
My name is Moni Sallam. I’m in 9th grade. I was having a really boring Sunday afternoon back in December of 2003, no soccer, no good football games on TV (my favorite team, the Redskins were out of the playoffs). I was flipping between reading,...

My Second Home at Salamieh Telecentre (Short Story) 6-02-2008
by Nabil Eid
Story Telling: My Second Home at Salamieh Tele-centre ICTs4D Rural women with Disabilities Roza Al-Yazji a Twenty-two years old girl, ranking the third amongst four brothers, she was born and suffered from many health problems, including...

NEEDS: Any Sustainable Development? (Opinions) 6-01-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
Development is a phenomenon associated with changes in human conditions through the use of their creative energies. It is the unending improvement in the capacity of individuals and society to control and manipulate the forces of nature in order...

New technology for boosting agricultural productivity and monitoring the environment. (Opinions) 16-03-2007
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Agricultural researchers are introducing new technology that could set the stage for historic increases in African food production and provide the first practical tool available for monitoring compliance in environmental service schemes. The...

Now Hope does not disappoint (Opinions) 11-02-2003
by Andrew Lauman
We are now amidst such catastrophes as diseases, global warming, deforestation, species extinction, famines and water contamination. So the question is who will solve our problems and what is our hope? Will it be our hands or will God solve our...

Obesity (Opinions) 31-05-2005
by Farah Hillou
Our lifestyles have changed drastically during the last few decades. We are consuming more and more junk food, chocolates, sweets and soft drinks. Fast food restaurants have taken over our lives. In addition, we are relying on technology such as...

Odulla Joseph: Heart of an Entrepreneur (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Odulla Joseph, an entrepreneur by heart, teacher and environmental development activist by trade, won recognition for his achievements as the first Green Mapper for ecological and cultural resources in Africa. This recognition came December 2007,...

Of Technology and Warfare (Opinions) 1-10-2004
by Sean Joseph McNeill
For thousands of years the world has experienced war. It has revolutionized, civilized, displaced, shifted culture, brought forth new ideas and technology and is a key part in the birth of Western Civilization. It is tragic to those who personally...

One info centre in one village (Opinions) 20-10-2004
by Shahjahan Siraj
Postmortem: Digital divide between urban and rural, poor and rich is prominent in Bangladesh. Telecom Infrastructure in Bangladesh 700,000 fixed lines (90% in service). The Telephone density is 0.5 lines per 100 populations. The lowest average...

Pakistan Educational Research Network: Another Milestone for the Higher Education Commission (Opinions) 22-02-2005
by Abdul Khalique
Currently, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) is doing an excellent job for Pakistan. It has completed many projects including a virtual university, virtual television network (VTV), a PhD fellowship, foreign faculty hiring program and a...

Person to Person Off Shoring (Opinions) 31-07-2007
by mohammed
The debate over off shoring has become a regular feature in high-wage countries that fear large-scale job losses. While informed observers argue that off shoring benefits corporations and the entire economies of the high-wage countries, others...

Phones against AIDS (Opinions) 13-03-2009
by Kate Jongbloed
You and I might use text messaging to remind our roommate to pick up toilet paper on the way home from work, but around sub-Saharan Africa, mobile phones are taking on a new role as tools against the AIDS pandemic that is ravaging the continent....

Practical Solutions for Narrowing the Digital Divide (Opinions) 29-10-2003
by Raymond M. Kristiansen
It is a well-known fact that the information society has a huge potential as a large democratic tool for youth from all over the world. If you have access to a computer with an internet connection, you are far more able to not only gather...

Progressive documentary (Opinions) 16-04-2007
by unxposed
One The content and structure of the documentary is of foremost importance. There should be strong and definitive rationale, content and conclusion; much like an essay. The documentary should have aims that are systematically tackled during the...

Putting up a 'Digital Mirror' (Opinions) 13-11-2000
by Jenny Waller
The slogan for Planet Project is "Our Voice, Our World". Planet Project intends to be the world’s largest interactive poll in history. For four days, starting on November 15 and ending on November 19, thought-provoking and entertaining questions...

Quality Education in IT (Opinions) 13-03-2007
by Cecilia Mag-isa Estoque
A shortage of technology in our country, particularly in our education sector, has been an issue. But I believe this shortage is not a hindrance to deliver quality education to our students. I teach in the densest school of our city with around...

Revolutionizing Sri Lankan Businesses with IT (Opinions) 19-01-2004
by Yasas Vishuddhi Abeywickrama
Information Technology (IT) is becoming an essential in businesses now. The most successful companies in world have excellent computer systems, which is in fact the driving force behind their success. If Sri Lankan businesses are to compete with...

Revolutionizing Sri Lankan Health Sector with Health Informatics (Opinions) 21-02-2004
by Yasas Vishuddhi Abeywickrama
The application of information technology to the health and allied sector is called health informatics. Since the health sector is a crucial area in any country’s society, obviously health informatics also becomes critical for a country. This is...

Roberto Gonzalo's Call to Action and Involvement (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Heather Girling
Roberto Gonzalo’s first call to action was when he started to observed social problems within his surrounding environment and a low level of participation within the local communities in his area, with regards to both political and cultural...

Ruairi McKiernan on Starting Out as an Entrepreneur (Interviews) 1-02-2008
by Liam O'Doherty
January 2012 interview with Ruairí McKiernan. Ruairí McKiernan is an Irish community activist and social entrepreneur. He has won numerous awards for his work and in 2012 was appointed by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins to the...

Schools and Technology (Opinions) 28-07-2007
by Deepti Sawhney
Schools tend to reflect the societies in which they are embedded. India is a vivid kaleidoscope of traditions, culture and customs, but at the same time, it exhibits a high level of technology in all spheres of life. Ancient Indian tradition...

Scouts: La Necesidad de Relacionarnos (Opinions) 26-01-2006
by Adrián Contursi-Reynoso
"...mientras el despliegue de los actuales estilos de desarrollo exige un aprovechamiento óptimo del tipo de activos que se concentra en la juventud (mayor predisposición a los cambios, mejor preparación para lidiar con las nuevas tecnologías,...

Second hand or second thoughts? (Opinions) 31-08-2010
by Raisa Bhuiyan
Picture, “'Scape”, by Azellica Now more than ever there is a need to harness the weight and power of the customs and traditions that have been passed down to us from our parents, grandparents and other family members. As we embark on the...

Seizing the Present and Future of the Information Society (Opinions) 29-10-2003
by Roentgen Bronce
When world leaders converge in Geneva this December 10-12, 2003, they would be adopting two main documents – the Declaration of Principles and the Plan of Action- that will chart the future of this planet. When Heads of States attend the World...

so plenty, yet so far away (Opinions) 28-07-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
Ever been in a situation where you have a lot yet can not use any. Well that is where the world is heading to. If we do not take a lot of care for our environment and the atmosphere, then what affects the British Isles and most parts of the world...

Solidarité numérique : une initiative africaine transversale (Opinions) 22-10-2005
by Samba THIAM
Nous ne reviendrons pas sur la littérature consacrée au Fonds de solidarité numérique pour les raisons évidentes de son explicitation par son initiateur, le Président Abdoulaye Wade, au moment de sa publication. Aussi, il est des thèmes du...

Speech by my mentor,mother and a sister (Interviews) 14-08-2008
by David Gomolemo Gouwe
Chairperson Honorable Ministers Distinguished delegates There is a poster that UNICEF published some years ago which some of you may be familiar with. In that poster a child is asked “What would you like to be when you grow up?’ The child...

Stepping into the spotlight (Poetry) 22-06-2008
by sanmi
Stepping into the Spotlight, It is a step to remember. Full of fun and freaks Full of dreams and fantasies, It lies in what the future holds. It is another step out of the dark ages Based on the sweet present deeds With respect to...

Surfing the Net is Not That Easy (Opinions) 4-12-2003
by Jen Tanaka
Internet is the term popularly that refers to a particular global interconnection of computers that allows individuals or organizations for universal access to quality information. It is formed through the use of gateways, which are made through...

Surprised by Development: Witnessing a Positive Snowball (Opinions) 5-09-2007
by Kate Jongbloed
I didn’t know what to expect as I got off the plane in Ethiopia, ready for my 10-month internship with two development organizations, Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) and CAPAIDS. I was ready for poverty and famine, vivid pictures...

Sustainability at the Speed of Light (Opinions) 27-03-2005
by Nischal Dahal
The goal of sustainable development is to create the healthy communities that can sustain our generation and future generations. In the case of developing countries like Nepal, where most development is yet to be achieved, the concept of...

T-A-K-I-N-G-I-T-G-L-O-B-A-L (Opinions) 11-10-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
T- Teacher A- Attitudes K- Knowledge I- Initiatives N- Needs G- Globalization I- Information T- Technology G- Global Citizens L- Leaders O- Online B- Building Bridges A- Alliance L- Language/ Localization. Teacher: TakingITGlobal...

TakingITLocal (Opinions) 14-07-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
TakingITLocal is an inspiration, information and learning and development project of young people working together in their local communities to take IT local and to enlighten, educate and improve on the lives of the people they find around them...

Teat of Information Technology (Poetry) 9-11-2007
by Michelle Domocol
I was babysat by advertisements and cartoons, in a land directed by hooded captains of software copyright blanketed by a ratio of household laptops to PCs ranked 2:1. I wade in and between Philippines and US shaking off the...

Technology (Poetry) 26-06-2012
by Ikram Ullah
Today I cogitate about the times past by, thinking if I was born in the era gone by, devoid of knowledge and wisdom, And, no advertence of Science and Technology. I wonder what life would have been? No computers and no internet, how would...

Technology and Mankind (Opinions) 8-11-2003
by Chidi Anekwe
In a world faced with the proliferation of anti-life technologies and conscious of the impending dangers of modern technology. It has become imperative for a global awakening and calls for concern from eminent world leaders, activist, voluntary...

Technology and Me (Poetry) 17-12-2004
by Mona Lisa Aspiras
I wake up – Startled by the alarm clock’s shrill cries, Knocking onto the doors of my Peaceful, Restful, Dream-filled consciousness – Forcing me into a sluggish stupor, And eventually into a wide-eyed wakefulness For the...

Technology- more of man's abuse! (Short Story) 8-08-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
I have read the many articles on the way the {"Foreign"} hackers have worked their way into destroying many a web connection, or interfering with web connections to try to collect "codes". This, of all the technologies, is of trivial consequence...

Technology; The Human Propeller (Opinions) 12-07-2012
by Arrey Emmanuel Enow
What can youth do to contribute to innovation in the world? I think of those days when we used bush lamps, when palm oil was used as fuel. Today turning the light on just requires a touch on the switch, a remote control in your office lights up...

Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación: Mecanismo para alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (Opinions) 6-06-2007
by Sara Lambertini
Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación: Mecanismo para alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio. Pequeñas propuestas para América Latina En el año 2000 los Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de 189 países se comprometieron a trabajar...

Téléphones portables : nouveau catalyseur de l’ego bourgeois ? (Opinions) 3-02-2007
by Amindza
Avec ses nombreux abonnés à son réseau de téléphonie, le portable — symbole le plus voyant, le plus tape à l’œil, des technologies de pointe du monde capitaliste, après les vêtements griffés, la télévision, l’informatique, les voitures de luxes...

The Big Blue - Taking ICTs to Rural Youths (Opinions) 30-03-2005
by charlton c tsodzo
In an era in which revolutions in Information and Communication Technologies--including the internet--have brought about social, economic and political interconnectedness in the world, rural areas in developing countries continue to find...

The Blessing of Music (Poetry) 19-12-2008
by Robbie
Music is a blessing. The sighing syllables and lugubrious laments Uplifted by soaring symphonies of infinite passion and beauty. Interspersed with discordant peals, obstacles, surmounted by the fluid, lucid sounds. Dancing slivers of...

The Celebration has ended... (Opinions) 13-04-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
The Celebrations have passed and the people are imagining what happened when their rights are not taken into utmost consideration. Now, a new beginning is approaching and the generation at stake is ready to make poverty history after the shouting...

The city I long for (Opinions) 15-07-2008
by Juliejacqui
Nairobi, the city under the sun- one would call it a home away from home, with all the beautiful scenery at the national park, sky scrappers in the central business district, the beautiful roundabouts, the diversity of cultures and many other...

The Criminal Wave (Short Story) 15-07-2004
by Muhammad Awais Aftab
FBI Special Agent Jack Stewart threw the file on the table and muttered loudly, “A real tough nut to crack”. “No wonder police failed to solve this baby,” his partner Sam Nolton whistled. The two agents were exhausted after their night’s work...

the develpment of e-government in Indonesia (Opinions) 4-05-2007
by denia isetianti
The Development of technology that has grown so rapidly recently has required us to always be updated all the time. The governing president of Indonesia in 2001, Mr. Abdurahman Wahid, issued Presidential Decree No. 6/2001 in regards to Telematic....

The Digital Divide (Opinions) 13-11-2007
by Joseph Raglione
Hi Kids! I've been on and off the WWW since 1995. Before we allowed Microsoft and Windows to cut into our fun, we were young computer Geeks who furtively used our local telephone systems to run our computer BBS programs free of charge. We paid...

The Flaws of Generation-N (Opinions) 3-09-2003
by Luke CB
For years now, many social scientists and technology experts have looked forward to a new generation of society, one which is raised on computer and communications technology, one which instantly understands the technology and can get more out of...

The Glory of Language (Opinions) 30-05-2004
by Shahjahan Siraj
A language is not just combination of words or phonetics. It is the history of a tribe or a nation; result of thousand years of experiences, glorious lifestyles, and means of communication as well as the expression of a people’s heart, which...

The Importance of Communication and the Shortcomings of Technology (Opinions) 1-02-2007
by Jay-R Patron
When I was a student at university, I used to dwell upon a two-tiered view of communication. As a journalism student, I was a proponent of effective communication—that every word must be and should be conveyed in its true and factual sense in a...

THE INNER ENERGY (Poetry) 7-01-2006
by FREDEX KING TUT JR.
If you need to use your mind for a specific purpose, Use it in conjunction with your inner body. Only if you are able to be, conscious Without thought you can use your mind’s creatively, and The easiest way to enter that state is...

The Internet and You: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Opinions) 12-10-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
It is the exercise of freedom and the ability to bear the heavy burden of responsibility that distinguishes man as an authentic existential being. Such a freedom and ability manifest in avenues he or she channels his energy and resources. The...

The jam (Poetry) 7-11-2007
by obare joash
As I sit in this matatu yawning and wongering When was last i wasn't stuck in a jam so lingering Shiny and bright headlights shines red, grean reflectors lits as breaks whines Oh, this reminds me I am in a highway My brother all of us at a...

The Last Bus Stop of All Inventions (Poetry) 2-12-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
When asked by a scientific group to Make a write up on the inventions of today And the future of invention, a renowned writer and scientific Correspondent said, “It is finished” This statement was credited to Jesus on the cross of Calvary...

The mobile phone: transforming the world (Opinions) 5-03-2009
by Chantelle Ennis-Charoo
Technology is everywhere. It is evident when you go to the store to make a purchase, when you go out to a concert, and even when you’re on TakingITGlobal. Since as early as the late 1990s mobiles or, as they are better known, cellular phones have...

The newmedia reality in Bangladesh (Opinions) 21-02-2004
by Shahjahan Siraj
Language forms the biggest barrier to computer literacy in Bangladesh, and when less than 15% of the population has access to electricity, and a far smaller fraction owns computers, it is clear that only the wealthy will have access to this...

THE NIGERIA STATE, URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND THE DILEMMA OF GOOD GOVERNANCE. (Opinions) 26-10-2006
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
INTRODUCTION Through the years Nigeria has undergone a process of experimentation with several governmental systems, but “good governance” that would ensure a sustainable and desirable urban development have been elusive through the years. As a...

The Right to Information (Opinions) 22-02-2003
by Sanjana Hattotuwa
The Right to Information “Freedom of information is a fundamental human right and ... the touchstone of all the freedoms to which the United Nations is consecrated.” - UN General Assembly Resolution 59(I), 1946 - In Sri Lanka and...

The roller-coaster ride: today's economic situation (Opinions) 14-04-2009
by Sharat Buddhavarapu
Today's economic crisis is real. Let’s face it, people: it may or may not be here to last, but it is here now, and we can do no more than deal with the now. The realization that we are not as all-wise as we have pretended to be, leads to another...

The Truth is Out There? (Opinions) 22-10-2005
by Hazel Tyldesley
The internet is a fertile breeding ground for spoof sites and elaborate hoaxes and it’s not only naïve surfers who are fooled. Hazel Tyldesley takes a look at the pranks that hoodwink mainstream media. Ever fancied modifying the shape of your...

The Unborn (Poetry) 23-08-2007
by JOEL OGAR
Blazing round the corner Of here today gone tomorrow, Creeps a disturbing nightmare In a changing atmosphere. Am I safe? Help! Are you safe? How about our children, the unborn, When this place where our feet rest Is fast...

The Universe (Poetry) 16-01-2012
by Mannu Sharma
Thousands of stars,millions of galaxies, Some of you know what are these. One of them twinkles,one of them shines One,two,three,four and there goes all nine. Far from the earth,there is a pool. That is called a galaxy, isn't it cool. There...

The wonders of ecotechnology (Opinions) 17-07-2007
by Ogonna Hilary Nwainya
INTRODUCTION: The fundamental myth of technology versus ecology trade-off has been over-tuned by recent scientific discoveries that tend to marry technological inputs with ecological sustainability. This wonderful harmony is best appreciated in...

The world in the mouse (Poetry) 11-01-2007
by Samuel K Akinbo
Our folks could've dwell under feet On the high ways my sbilings could have sweat Many head could wave goodbye to the world In the fall of many metalic monster All in the name of information Dissemination. But on a click I got the world...

Third World countries and rights to development (Opinions) 28-10-2006
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
The Third World was the newest of the world. The term was derived from the “Third Estate” which in European revolutionary language related to the commoners. The King was the first estate, and he ruled with the temporal and the spiritual nobles who...

TIC pour Tous : Mythe ou Réalité ? (Opinions) 26-07-2007
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
TIC pour Tous : Mythe ou Réalité ? Sommet Mondial sur la Société de l’Information, Tunisie, Novembre 2005 « TIC pour tous » est le nom officiel du Kram, immense espace d’exposition du Sommet Mondial sur la Société de l’Information (SMSI)....

To Be a Conscious Wanderer (Opinions) 10-04-2010
by Farrah Seucharan
“Not all who wander are lost”(J.R.R. Tolkien). No truer words reflect a time in which are all, to an extent, wanderers. In 2010, in order to thrive on a global scale, we must be wanderers. We need to be fluent not only in our mother tongue, but...

To my betrothed (Poetry) 31-03-2008
by charles
My eyes are in tears, My heart in pain. It seems I have lost sight of natures unique colours; I am gradually falling apart,my thoughts are foggy. why are my so sad? why have I gone mad? Now I realize I am in love , now its too late. oh!...

Today I Ate Food Aid (Short Story) 6-02-2007
by Chad Hamre
Yesterday after a hard morning's work plowing my field, I came home hungry to a house with no food. I hadn't planned well and did not stock pile for the week's end. I rummaged high and low but all I could find were a few small pieces of cassava...

Tomorrow is Brighter Than We Think (Short Story) 10-04-2010
by Amiya
The subtle buzz of the radio broke Rita’s slumber. It was the first day of the Bengali year and her younger brother decided to start it with a radio broadcast. Rita smiled at the thought of her brother taking a sudden interest in world affairs...

Trouble in Technology? (Opinions) 26-08-2003
by Billy Bob
"Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge." Daniel J. Boorstin is not the only person in the world who believes the above statement is true; I believe it as well. I don’t think...

Understanding the Digital Divide in Sub Saharan Africa (Opinions) 18-11-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Credit for the popularisation of the phrase 'Digital Divide' could be duly given to Larry Irving, a former United States Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Technology adviser to the Clinton administration, who used the phrase in a series of...

Understanding Web design (Short Story) 22-05-2012
by adenbran
Web design is a broad term covering many different skills and disciplines that are used in the production and maintenance of websites.The different areas of web design include: web graphic design, interface design, authoring, standardised code and...

Unity saving the people (Opinions) 11-02-2004
by Shahjahan Siraj
An Imam’s wife was seriously sick and needed a blood transfusion but she had AB+ blood, a very rare type. The hopeless Imam begged the help of the local MP to help find the blood. After a long search they found only one donor, a Hindu woman. When...

Universal Primary Education and Computer Technology (Opinions) 26-10-2003
by Wojciech Gryc
The United Nations Millennium Development Goals are ambitious and strive to raise the quality of life for people around the world by improving their health, education, environment, and other factors. The goals are plentiful, and some deal with...

Unplugged and connected (Opinions) 3-03-2009
by Stuart Dykstra
Picture a pocket sized address book in your head for second… Listed down the right hand side are the letters A through Z on little tabs, each well designed for flicking from entry to entry effortlessly. Now imagine if, every time you turned the...

unquenchable quest (Opinions) 30-09-2002
by oromakinde Akin
UNQUENCHABLE QUEST ! This, and this alone, I think, will not allow the youth to be pushed aside as the whole world moves ahead to significant development in every field of endeavour on the earth - specifically Info Tech. If care is not taken,...

Using the Internet in Rural Kenya (Short Story) 18-10-2007
by Mwangi munyua
I come from a rural township in upcountry Kenya where the only link to the internet is the heavily restricted structure that is now common in all of Kenya's Post Offices. Due to the high cost of using the service and the fact that there'll always...

Volunteering on TIG (Interviews) 29-10-2009
by Richard Zhang
Q: Can you tell us a bit about yourself? A: My name is Richard Zhang. I am a high school student at Don Mills Collegiate Institute. I am very interested in writing and global issues, which is the reason why I am currently volunteering for...

War And Technology (Opinions) 6-01-2005
by Nischal Dahal
Mankind, the most civilized creature of the world, is at the peak of his technological development. Those things people used to dream about and hear only in fairy tales have now become real. Technology has changed the perception of the human...

We are ruine the world (Short Story) 1-02-2011
by Leopold Makender
The earth is losing millions of ton every minute. Thank you for your attention earlier. I have to tell you about my research, the result is terrifying as you could easily count out for yourself. The last 12 years I have studied our earth and...

We've All Been Here Before (Poetry) 28-11-2006
by Arome Agamah
1. The newswires light up again With more tales from the Dark Continent again Another tale of yet another ship Falling down in flames from the skies Bringing down some peasants crops And hope of harvest Bringing more stories of denied...

Web 2.0 et les jeunes (Short Story) 17-10-2007
by Pascal Bekono
Tout le monde parle du Web 2.0, mais peu de gens peuvent vous dire réellement ce que c’est. A première vue, le Web 2.0 ressemble à un mot à la mode pour attirer l’attention de communauté virtuel et les utilisateurs de l’Internet. Pour les...

What went wrong in Ethiopia (Opinions) 7-06-2006
by Yoseph Berhane
Ethiopia is one of the ancient independent states located in the horn of Africa bordering Sudan, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia and Djibouti. It is widely known for its physical and ethnic diversity and for over dependence on volatile agricultural...

Who will speak for Africa? (Opinions) 10-02-2010
by Faridah Ibrahim
(Editor's Note: While this article discusses continental Africa, its observations are just as applicable to Haiti; hence its inclusion in this issue.) Africa has always had a voice. Or rather, a cacophony of voices, all of them pretty much...

Wikipedia en Argentina: “Queremos difundir los contenidos libres y la cultura wiki” (Interviews) 3-09-2007
by Damian Profeta
Como un signo inequívoco del importante crecimiento de la comunidad hispanohablante de la famosa enciclopedia online Wikipedia , el sábado 1 de septiembre se creó la Asociación Wikimedia Argentina . Uno de sus integrantes nos explica los...

World of Tech (Poetry) 30-06-2007
by Janet Wong
Triumphant The door closes only person in the room Nothing stirs, but pads on a board Clickety clack! It’s twenty-first century Technology The centre of man’s inventions Human invention in the centre Of attention Living without a...

WSIS and the Youth in Africa (Short Story) 12-11-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
The world we live in today is called an information society; a place where the informed are ruling and receive all the best is no doubt the result of science and technology. We are living in the information age, an age which is characterized...

WSIS: Information Society & Youth (Opinions) 28-11-2003
by Mutiu OKEDIRAN
The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) is an event that will be organized by the United Nations under the patronage of the UN Secretary-General Mr. Kofi Annan, and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as the main anchor in...

Youth and ICT development in Africa's Rural Areas (Opinions) 14-07-2005
by Henry Ekwuruke
I believe that youth participation is key to the attainment of any meaningful goal and are key to all developments in Africa. As a youth based in Nigeria, I find that most youth are not aware of the ICT impacts, meanwhile they are the ones...

Youth and Social Exclusion in the Information Society (Opinions) 19-05-2007
by Azeem Sajjad
Youth and Social Exclusion in the Information Society Tale of Two Worlds: Keeping Pace with a Moving Target (Azeem Sajjad) (Project Manager-National ICT R&D Fund, Ministry of IT) In today’s world the concepts of social interaction are...

Youth and Technology (Opinions) 9-07-2002
by yufanyi Akembom Bernard
The world of Today is growing very fast with the development of technology. In this prospect some parts of the world have remained completely out of this technology development due to the negligence of leaders and to a greater point the educated...

YOUTH EMBRACING ICT: Is It The Way For Involvement In Policy Making And Development? (Opinions) 13-06-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
Every time you will hear the youth saying that we have to be included in the policy making processes. This is a positive move; however, there are some fundamental questions that we have to ask ourselves. “How can we be involved?” “How well can we...

"Que puis je faire pour réaliser les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement ( OMD ) " (Opinions) 30-05-2005
by Jonas BATAWILA
\"Que puis-je faire pour réaliser les Objectifs de Développement pour le Millénaire ( ODM )\". Les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement appellent à des progrès dans huit domaines: la pauvreté et la faim; l’enseignement primaire;...

Альтернатива (на конкурс "Будущее цифровых технологий в России") (Short Story) 30-09-2005
by Boris Shcheglov
Я подхожу к своей квартире, достаю электронный ключ, вхожу в открывшуюся дверь. «Привет!» На вибрации моего голоса на всех стенах зала попеременно вспыхивают разные виды пейзажей. Моя голосовая команда : «Этот пейзаж!», и свет...

Будущее цифровых технологий в России (Opinions) 29-09-2005
by Alexander Toschev
Будущее цифровых технологий в России ХХ век ознаменован прорывом в сфере информационных технологий. Если в 30-х годах прошлого столетия радио для людей было в диковинку, то в конце столетия компьютер стал неотъемлемым помощником в работе и...

Будущее цифровых технологий в России (Short Story) 1-10-2005
by Тесля Валерий Валерьевич
Будущее цифровых технологий в России. Перед нами стоит очень трудная задача – заглянуть в будущее по крайне мере лет на двадцать, в начало следующего тысячелетия. Срок, казалось бы, небольшой, но для людей станет периодом расцвета их...

Будущее цифровых технологий вРоссии (Opinions) 30-09-2005
by Жегулин Виктор Николаевич
Будущее цифровых и информационных технологий в России. Ни для кого не секрет, что наша страна, на сегодняшний день, не является лидером по разработке цифровых и информационных технологий. Мы пока активно используем результаты трудов зарубежных...

Будущее... (Opinions) 12-12-2005
by Елена Юрьевна Селюнина
Будущее. Когда оно наступает? Сегодня? Завтра? Сейчас? Каждую минуту. А что будет в будущем? То, чего пожелает человек. Но если мы выберем жизнь, а не смерть, какая это будет жизнь? Судя по современной ситуации, цифровые технологии, все, что...

Дистанционное обучение детей с ограниченными возможностями (Opinions) 12-12-2005
by Sofya Mezhorina
Благодаря молниеносному развитию электронной техники, программного и мультимедийного обеспечения, компьютер из сложной вычислительной машины превратился в многофункциональный предмет, необходимый не только на рабочем месте специалистов в различных...

Конкурс сочинений (Short Story) 30-09-2005
by Valerka
Будущее информационных технологий в России. Конец XX и начало XXI века ознаменовались очередным этапом научно- технической революции - внедрением во все сферы жизни информационно-коммуникационных технологий (ИКТ) и развитием глобальной...

Обычный день (Short Story) 24-11-2005
by Симонов Леонид
Я хочу рассказать вам одну историю, которая произошла со мной две недели назад. Тот день начался как всегда: с утра я пошёл в школу, и ничто не предрекало ничего необычного. На уроке физики наш учитель рассказывал нам о цифровых технологиях,...

РАЗМЕЧТАЛАСЬ… (Short Story) 1-12-2005
by Шляхто Ирина Вячеславовна
Все началось с прихода Деда Мороза. Он ко мне приходит уже 24 года. И в этот раз не успела я отвернуться от елочки, как он подбросил туда новенький, маленький, аккуратно красивенький ноутбук. Да, это не древний папин вариант пятилетней давности....

Стремление и умение / Zeal and Skill (Opinions) 19-11-2007
by Olga Pavlova
Если вы читаете это небольшое эссе, значит, во-первых, его опубликовали в виртуальной «Панораме», а во-вторых, вы умеете пользоваться компьютером, выходить в Интернет, искать нужную информацию и так далее. Не знаю, встречались ли вы когда-нибудь с...

Это только начало... (Short Story) 12-12-2005
by Sofya Mezhorina
Sms отправлено. Доставлено. С нетерпением жду ответа. Давно не виделись. Тоскую. Хочу знать, как живешь, чем живешь, и могу узнать. Между нами сотни километров, а ты невидимо присутствуешь рядом, стоит только взять в руки волшебный сотовый...

Я б памятник ему воздвиг нерукотворный… (Opinions) 1-12-2005
by Морозов Евгений Анатольевич
Я, автор этих строк, в области цифровых технологий, или «цифры», как теперь говорят современные тинейджеры, – дилетант (конечно, по сравнению с жителями Силиконовой долины). Поэтому историю создания PC & Ko (сканеры, принтеры, цифровые...

الأزمة المالية العالمية : (Opinions) 23-10-2008
by Radwanalmajali
كثيرٌ منا يسمع عن الأزمة المالية العالمية وربما يجلس بعض الوقت يفكر فيها وما هيتها وما يمكن أن توثر في دولنا وشعوبنا. ويبرز سؤال جوهري ( ما هي الأزمة المالية العالمية؟ وما تدعياتها على العالم؟ ولماذا ارتبطت بالولايات المتحدة الأمريكية...

الأغذية الوظيفية (Functional Foods) (Opinions) 20-10-2010
by Reda Ibrahem Abdelgalil
الأغذية الوظيفية Functional Foods لم تتفق المؤسسات العلمية على تعريف محدد لـ"الغذاء الوظيفي"، ولايوجد تعريف لها من قبل هيـئة الغذاء والدواء الأمريكية حتى الان، لكون هذه الأطعمة تـقع بين الغذاء والـدواء، حيـث عرفت الحكومة الأمريكية فى 1938م...

التعليم النظامى المرن باستخدام تقنيات المعلومات والاتصالات (ICT) (Opinions) 5-08-2008
by ABDALHADI ALIJLA
لا شك ان المجتمعات بطبيعتها الحالية وما يتوفر لديها من امكانيات وموارد يختلف بكامله عن حالته قبل عقود وقرون , حيث كانت تلك المجتمعات اما زراعية او صناعية ,حيث الموارد المتاحة انذاك , ولكن مجتمعاتنا الحالية هى "مجتمعات معلوماتية...

الشباب العربي وثقافة التدوين (Opinions) 23-03-2010
by khaled sharqawi
ما كان يقال قبل سنوات قليلة عن أن العالم أصبح قرية صغيرة أضحى اليوم كلاماً غير دقيق لأننا نستطيع القول أننا أصبحنا في ذات الغرفة قريبين أكثر مما نتصور فما يحدث في العالم اليوم من تطور تكنولوجي متسارع جعلنا نتشارك بإرادتنا أو رغما عنا نفس المعلومات...

العبوة …… البائع الصامت للمنتج (Opinions) 28-02-2010
by Reda Ibrahem Abdelgalil
العبوة …… البائع الصامت للمنتج الهدف الاسمي لاي مجتمع متحضر الحفاظ على صحه وسلامه مواطنية من خلال توفير أغذية امنة صحيا وتغذويا ومعباة فى عبوات يتم اختيارها بدقة طبقا لخصائص المنتج المعبأ مع اتخاذ كافة الاجراءات اللازمة لسهولة استخدامة وتخزينة...

العلــوم قد سمت كـالهلال (Opinions) 5-07-2008
by meddahi
هذه أول قصيدة من بحر المديد ... لمديد الشعر عندي صفات فالعلــوم قد سمت كـالهلال كم أشعت في ظلام الليالي بالعلوم أدركـــتْ أمـــــمٌ في الباديــــــــــات ملجأ...

حكايتى (Short Story) 6-04-2010
by ahmed ezz el din
التغيير، الثقافة العامة للشباب، الحوار، الفجوة الثقافية... كلمات ضخمة و براقة تشعرك بأن محدثك خطيب مفوه واسع الثقافة. أما أنا فشاب مصرى عادى. أتحدث بلسان حالى. و أروى حكايتى فى ذلك العصر بألفاظ عادية. كلمات بسيطة تشبه تلك الكلمات المختصرة التى...

حوار وطني سوري افتراضي ماذا عن الواقعي ؟ (Short Story) 27-05-2011
by Milia Eidmouni
ميليا عيدموني يبدو أن الحراك الشبابي السوري على صفحات موقع التواصل الاجتماعي "فيس بوك " ومع دخول حركة الاحتجاجات في سورية الشهر الثالث، سبق الحراك السياسي على أرض الواقع بخطوات كثيرة. فبعد أن فقد الشباب السوري الأمل بالحصول على تغطية...

سراباً ام ليس بعد ؟؟ (Short Story) 6-10-2008
by firas
سراباً.. أم ليسَ بعد ؟؟ أنا الروح التي لم تذكر الكاتب الكبير توفيق الحكيم منذ زمن بعيد ..إلا فجأة ومراراً عند سماع تلك الأغنية الملائكية التي تصدح وتنادي بـ /عودة الروح/ في قلب أحداث ومشاهد تجدد الروح وتعيد الروح للروح .. وتتساءل هذه الروح...

فلسطين (Short Story) 24-03-2010
by lama
وللحلم بقية أيعود البشر يوما إلى رحم الأمهات . أما زال القدر يطبق فيهم غيبه، انه لن يدفن في ارض الوطن، من خرج منهم إلى الشتات. شيوخ قد تجاوزوا السبعين، خرجوا منه فتية، لم يأكل عليهم الدهر بعد. خرجوا من الوطن ،ولم تتقدم بهم أعمارهم، ما...

قصيدة من بحر الخفيف (Poetry) 9-07-2008
by meddahi
قد سما شعري في الورى بعد التعس فأخـــــذتُ من كنهه جُـل درسي نضجتْ نفـــــــــــسي بعد أعوامها في بيـــــئةٍ كادتْ أن تُحطم هـمسي أبدعتْ نفسي...

لعنة الفراعنة ام لعنة الفساد ؟؟ (Short Story) 6-10-2008
by firas
لعنة الفراعنة ام لعنة الفساد ؟؟ سوف أكون هناك أسفل النافذة التقطك , وانت تصرخين : حرام!! .. حرام!! .. نعم ..سوف التقطك يا معلمتي الاولى بين ذراعي .. لأحملك وأصعد بك من جديد تلك الدرجات المعتمة , والتي اكل الدهر عليها وشرب وتحملت دعسات أقدام...

ميزان حقيقة الأشياء (Short Story) 3-11-2008
by Radwanalmajali
في الكثير من المرات والتي يجلس فيها الإنسان وحيداً عن هموم الحياة ومنغصاتها، ربما يتبادر له مجموعة من الأفكار، أو يتركز تفكيرة على فكرة واحدة، كيف؟ ولماذا؟ واين؟ مجموعة من الأسئلة، ربما لا يجد لديه جواب لها. فالطبيعة حقيقة جميلة أن يعيش فيها...