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Sri Lanka performs poorly on digital indicators, awareness of internet and related services does not translate to use, and the majority of social media users in Sri Lanka think that blocking social media during times of national unrest "is the right thing to do".
Presented by Helani Galpaya, Ayesha Zainudeen and Tharaka Amarasinghe on 22 May 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
AfterAccess: ICT access and use in Asia and the Global South (Version 3.0)
I write with some sadness.  After 13 consecutive academies and conferences, we are compelled to take a year’s break.  There is no money for CPRsouth in 2019. IDRC continues to value our work; but changed priorities (no longer is “future leaders” a thing) means that they did not allocate funding for us this year. Given my time constraints, I could only try for a single funder who would pick up the core funding including travel.
The biggest barrier to policing social media is language. Based on a draft LIRNEasia white paper on neural language processing. Published in Foreign Policy.
LIRNEasia proposed simple, immediately actionable ways to promote independent living by persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Nepal.
Recommendations to support independent living for persons with disabilities Brief in Nepali and English
Recommendations to support independent living for persons with disabilities Brief in Nepali and English
Recommendations to support independent living for persons with disabilities Brief in Nepali and English
Recommendations to support independent living for persons with disabilities Brief in Nepali and English
Recommendations to support independent living for persons with disabilities Brief in English and Nepali
Recommendations to support independent living for persons with disabilities Brief in English and Nepali
Recommendations to support independent living for persons with disabilities
Recommendations to support independent living for persons with disabilities Brief in English and Nepali