Ethan Zuckerman is an activist, blogger and geek, who co-founded Global Voices, an online citizen media community focused on amplifying voices from the developing world. He also writes a blog called My heart’s in Accra. Laura Martz of PICNIC caught up with him and asked him about his work and the role of new media.
“Africansâ€™ creative uses of technology not only counter negative stereotypes of the continent, they also hint at its receptiveness to simple, efficient everyday innovations.
Its problems, though, often require locally specific solutions rather than ones imported from outside.”
(via Smart Mobs)