Democracy Through Technology

[ENG] Favela Digital was citied in RioOnWatch.org’s article. “Little ethnographic research, however, has been conducted on Internet access as a requisite for democracy. How is the material technology that facilitates social networks acquired or accessed by lower-income citizens? How does access to technology empower or disempower the residents of informal communities?” http://www.rioonwatch.org/?p=20426

Pega no Samba is the Champion!

[Portuguese] Parabéns a GRES Pega no Samba , que foi campeã do Grupo Especial B e retorna à elite do Samba capixaba! Pega no Samba é a escola do Favela Digital! [English] The samba school Pega no Samba is the champion of this year’s Special Group B, and returns to the Capixaba Samba Premier League…