Follow the Sun: Australian Indigenous Communities & Information Technologies

The following three recordings are from 2012 Follow the Sun, an online learning futures festival hosted by University of Leicester from 27–30 March 2012. You can find more excellent presentations on their website. From Australia, Day 2: Ethnology 1. Dr Aaron Corn, ‘The Indigital Revolution: The indigenous mobilisation of information […]

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The Herero people of Erindiroukambe: using tablet PCs to preserve indigenous knowledge

“Tablet PCs preserve indigenous knowledge” by Niall Firth, published 18 June 2012 in New Scientist Magazine issue 2869. Tablet computers could help villagers in the Kalahari desert preserve cultural knowledge and traditional techniques for future generations The Herero people know just what to do when a horse is too wild […]

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