This week we’re in Buenos Aires, Argentina for IODC18 — the International Open Data Conference. Taking place September 27-28, IODC brings the global open data community together to share, plan, and collaborate to make sure the future is open. We’ll be joining innovators, activists, researchers and policymakers to learn and to share our experiences working with […]
Archives for September 2018
How we failed and what we learned: 3 lessons from the Jakarta Lab’s work on open data
This piece was written by Michael Cañares, Web Foundation Senior Research Manager. I was invited by Reboot, a civic innovation organisation, to speak at a Fail Fare session on civic technologies at the civil society day during the Open Government Summit held last July in Tbilisi, Georgia. A Fail Fare session is the opposite […]
Dhanaraj Thakur appointed as Web Foundation Research Director
We are excited to announce that the Web Foundation has created the new role of Research Director and that Dhanaraj Thakur has taken up this position. As Research Director he will lead and coordinate research across the Web Foundation, ensuring that we continue to leverage insights from these activities to help deliver digital equality for all. Dhanaraj was […]
Teenage clicks: can teens protect their privacy on social media?
This post was written by Michael Cañares, Web Foundation Senior Research Manager, and was originally published by the Web Foundation. “Sometimes, I feel like I don’t have privacy anymore. Even if I do not post often in my accounts, people will still see me in tagged posts, comments, from albums of someone else. Social media has […]
A warm welcome to our new team member!
2018 has so far brought exciting changes for the Jakarta Lab. We’ve wrapped up a project focused on gender-inclusive development, published new research on Data for Development, organised workshops to advance digital literacy for girls, and many more. Now, we’re welcoming a new member to our team! Starting September, Dinita Andriani Putri is joining us […]