Fearless City

Fearless City


Projeto Fearless City, em Vancouver, usa tecnologias mveis para ajudar comunidades marginalizadas em BC. Segundo os idealizadores, aprender a usar as tecnologias mveis (para produo de contedo em textos, vdeos e fotos) pode ajudar a tirar essas comunidades da marginalidade e criar formas legtimas de expresso. (via m-trends.org). O porjeto foi apresentado como um workshop na Lift Conference 2008 em Genebra). No site do evento podemos ver uma sinopse do workshop:


“The workshop will feature an introduction to Fearless City, followed by small group discussions exploring how open mobile communities are advancing storytelling, cultural expression, social inclusion, and human rights. What tactics, projects, software and gear are combating the digital barrier, such as establishing open source mesh networks, mobile rich media file sharing, live mobile video editing, live screens, redistribution systems for mobile devices, and commissioning mobile art? Help co-design this mobile communication system by contributing your unique solutions of both hardware and software breakthroughs and designs. Learn about mobile file sharing systems (video, photo, text, voice) transforming human relations for marginalized peoples. (…)”