American Community of Nations held on May 17th the seventh edition of
the World Internet Day with over 300 activities and events in 23
countries. The event already has more than 800 developers worldwide
who join all kinds of organizations with a common goal: to bring new
technologies to the unconnected and develop the use of the Internet
to the public.
Seventh Internet Day Edition puts its focus on the debate about how
the Internet and new technologies affect human rights. The Senate
will host the main events of Awards and plenary discussion that will
be attended by leading figures such as Eduard Punset, science writer,
Rosa Conde, President of the Fundación Carolina, Jordi Sevilla,
former government minister and the journalist Nacho Escolar, among
debate will be broadcast live over the Internet. To guide the
conversation, the speakers will leave the more than 300 contributions
that users around the world are stuck in the wall of Rights, the wall
that will remain open to encourage citizen participation and may
enter the conversation
by using the tag #Internet Day in Twitter.
connects us with Latin America.
Latin America is also very present in this edition of Internet Day
with activities aimed at using social networks as a meeting point
among all Spanish-speaking countries.
BBVA Foundation celebrates anniversary with an open debate on the use
of Spanish in new media from www.manualdeestilo.com work. This portal
is the embryo of what will be the 'Manual of Style for new media'
that BBVA Fundèu prepared with contributions from Internet users.
The workshop will be led by Mario Tascon (@mtascon), and will be
attended by Antonio Fraguas (@forges), the content director of
Hypertext, Marilín Gonzalo (@ marilink) or the Mexican
writer Cristina Rivera Garza (@criveragarza).
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