Tactical Tech

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tactical technology texts - 7 years, brighton & bangalore

produce toolkits - using mobile phones - security in a box - ngo in a box - citizen journalism

localized open source software

guides for advocacy how to use these in your work

events with designers, activists and tecnologists

translate each into 5 languages: russian, french, spanish, english, arabic

depends on funding

pieces are translated outside of the group but not brought back

distribution challenged

facilitate ways for people to create them on their own

case studies / video success stories

multimedia toolkits

regionalized as well -- different tools work differently in different countries e.g., mobile phones, network security

online translations in pdf and a site for each toolkit

finding translators -- global voices? quality control?

social media promotion: twitter, facebook, paid bloggers

funding: OSI, Internews, Sigrid Rausing Trust