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May 18, 2018 by Benjamin Bach
malawi ewaste

Sub-Saharan countries, for instance Rwanda or in Kenya, have responsible e-waste recycling. This is both evidence that it can work, and an indirect call: It is time to have such capacity in Malawi!

However, it is not yet a reality. But we are very encouraged after a April/May 2018 tour, having discussed this at several levels. Both local entrepreneurs can play a role, and so can established businesses. We ...

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April 2, 2018 by Luiza Scalco
tminds mzuzu malawi English

Reuben, 29 years old and currently assistant lecturer at the ICT Department at Mzuzu University, started at FAIR as a proud volunteer during his studies at Mzuzu University, and later became a staff member at the university. His experience at FAIR gave him the opportunity to put knowledge into practice, and  ultimately shaped his career, by giving him important tools to work with ICT for development as well as inspiration ...

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April 2, 2018 by Benjamin Bach
denmark gdpr privacy English Danish

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I FAIR går vi op i at sikre privatliv og anden følsom data. En af hovedaktiviteterne i vores organisation er at overskrive data og dermed sikre, at de ikke falder i de forkerte hænder.

Derfor synes vi også, at GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) er et tiltag i den rigtige retning. Og som en organisation, der i forvejen behandler persondata, kan vi genkende mange af udfordringerne ...

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Feb. 5, 2018 by Benjamin Bach
Danish

Læs hele opslaget her (PDF)

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Feb. 8, 2017 by Philip Douglass
danmark fest Danish English

Friday 17.Feb kl. 17:17, 2017, Birkedommervej 31, 3.sal, 2400 NV

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Kom og vær med til at invie det nye værksted og sociale rum! Der vil være drinks og info om vores arbejde. Vi har henover nogle intense uger bygget "nye" faciliteter (dvs genbrugt materialer fra nær og fjern) og malet alting i fantastiske farver. Det kommer til at danne rammerne for yderligere tusinder af genbrugte ...

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Jan. 22, 2017 by Benjamin Bach
danmark Danish English

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Kom og sving en skruemaskine eller en pensel og lær nye tricks - Vi bruger flotte farver maling og genbrugsmaterialer.

Tilmelding og arbejdsskema på www.fairdenmark.dk/diy >

Del vores Facebook-event >

Det er Morten og Elizabeth fra K-O-N-T-O, som har designet det nye værksted. Det skal være et godt sted at arbejde med genbrug og pakning af computere, li'som det bliver et socialt miljø ...

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Sept. 8, 2016 by Philip Douglass
danmark medlemmer Danish

Så længe vi kan huske, har FAIR haft åbningstid om torsdagen -- det flytter vi nu til onsdag kl 16:00-17:00, samt efterfølgende fast møde for frivillige.

I åbningstiden kan medlemmer aflevere brugbare computere, skærme, etc.

Det er bedste hvis I ringer først så vi ved at I er på vej . Vel mødt!

P.S. Den evige opfordring: Husk at spørge vores primære leverandører, nemlig jeres arbejdspladser, om de også ...

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May 20, 2015 by Benjamin Bach
debate internet

Facebook has launched Internet.org, maybe a solution that will provide internet access to lots of people who need it? In this post, I'll explain what I think about it, because certainly it doesn't seem like a project we can just ignore.

Others are also discussing the issue, and already a group of 65 international organizations have signed a letter with lots of criticism of Facebook's new ...

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March 26, 2015 by Benjamin Bach

In FAIR Denmark, we've been learning by doing. One of the cornerstones in our project is to deliver cost-efficient educational ICT centres in countries where it's not affordable otherwise: And refurbishing ICT hardware creates not just a little more, but a lot more access to information and ICT education.

But does it also lead to development? This is another question, which is fundamental. At one end of the ...

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March 1, 2015 by Benjamin Bach
intranet malawi offline open-source technicians English

Together with technicians from Mzuzu University, Malawi, a team from FAIR has been upgrading and maintaining 3 centres established in September 2013, approximately 1½ years after their birth. The upgrade has targeted especially the software and informational resources at the centres, and the future plans are to implement an efficient routine to keep distributing such updates not only to newly established centres, but also to those already members of the ...

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