WIKIMOVE Episode 20 ‘The Global Majority Speaks Out on Tech!’

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The latest WIKIMOVE podcast has just been released: check out our website or the WIKIMOVE meta page to find the transcript of the episode and continue the conversation. 

In this episode, Nikki and Eva speak with two of the initiators behind the recently published manifesto “Global Majority Wikimedia Technology Priorities”. This document addresses decision making about technology in the Wikimedia Movement –  particularly when it comes to creating technology that is designed for users of the Global Majority and in emerging communities. Guests Tanveer and Éder discuss how their work aligns with Movement Strategy and the concept of knowledge as a service.

Our guests are…

  • Tanveer Hasan works for the Center for Internet and Society, Bangalore, India. Prior to this he has worked in the Movement Strategy implementation grants team of the WMF and was part of the team that managed the development of MS
  • Éder Porto is a member and the products and technology manager at the Brazilian affiliate, Wiki Movimento Brasil. He oversees their tech team and has worked on the research mentioned in this episode.

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