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Let’s Put Beirut on the Map

OpenStreetMap is an international project that aims to provide free geographic data collected by individuals from around the world. Or, as they describe themselves on their website, OpenStreetMap is a free editable map of the whole world. OpenStreetMap relies on crowdsourcing to gather the geographic data that is plotted on the map. Anyone who knows […]

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Photography Workshop With Georges Haddad

On the 26th, 27th and the 28th of June 2009, SMEX organized the Digital Photography Workshop, facilitated by Georges Haddad. George Haddad explaining to the participants basic photography skills on Saturday. The program included basic photography techniques, followed by a photoshoot where the participants applied the techniques assimilated, then the group got together again to […]

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Process Notes

One of the things that I wished we had done during our project last year was to take better notes about the process of developing and implementing our plans. Not only would this provide an opportunity for us to reflect on what was working and what wasn’t, but it would provide a record of what […]

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SMEX Launches a Six-Month Project to Train Trainers in Social Media for Peacebuilding and Youth Empowerment

On May 1, SMEX officially launched its follow-on activities to last year’s series of seminars and workshops that covered Web 2.0 concepts and tools training for applying social media to social change in Lebanon. It’s a particularly auspicious start date, we think, given May Day‘s celebration of workers’ rights and the spirit of linking together, […]

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