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eGyankendra media ecology


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A vision for using a web 2.0 media ecosystem for ICT4D in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India for the eGyankendra and SEWAA groups.

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eGyankendra media ecology

  1. 1. eGyanKendra Media Ecology A Media Ecology Strategy for Development Using ICT4D and M4D Prepared by Jan Herder for eGyankendra/SEWAA October 31, 2010 Attribution Share Alike This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work even for commercial reasons, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms. This license is often compared to open source software licenses. All new works based on yours will carry the same license, so any derivatives will also allow commercial use.
  2. 2. Key Ideas • Pay the People of Dehradun to build a Knowledge Base using micro payments over the cell phone ( $ from Dedicated Tourist Tax, Grants, Advertising, etc) • Creative Economy and Self Reliant Approach to Education and Development (Eco-tourism,Value added agriculture, Development focused contests, collaborative competition--etc) • Local/Global “Do ItYourself University:Teaching/Learning Economy: Leveraging Open Education Resources” • Incubate eCommerce sites hyperlocally:We start with eGyanKendra’s Telecenter network • Network existing Schools,Telecenters, Libraries, etc to stimulate creativity in all sectors.
  3. 3. The Challenge: To Generate and Aggregate Content from your Network of Telecenters, Schools, Libraries and Communities Every Component of the ecology--both virtual and physical, has economic generating attributes Content is Geo-located and enhanced through Participative Planning Geographical Information Systems: the sacredness of Place
  4. 4. Bio Regional Inventory Building • A Knowledge Base is the Foundation for wealth in a Global Knowledge Economy. How Do We Build Wealth?
  5. 5. HyperLocal Knowledge Intimate and detailed content from every place in Dehradun
  6. 6. Languages and Culture of Place-- sustainable resources of the 21st Century Knowledge Economy We Build it From the Bottom Up
  8. 8. iTunes University
  9. 9. Start With What you Have Inventories and Stories are the beginning of the Knowledge Base
  10. 10. eGyankendra’s Media Ecosystem Facebook eGyanKendra Social Networking and Marketplace Twitter Monetized Google Site Donation Button & other income streams under construction Official Site Donation Button, Links Picasa/Panoramio Geo tagged images YouTube Geo Tagged Videos LMS Learning Management System FOSS/Moodle Blogs/ Networks nings Forums People of Uttarakhand and Global, Collaboratively Generated Content Knowledge Base Wiki egyankendraweb@gmail