The Kabul Innovation Lab (Jan 23-26) in Kabul was a rare privilege for me to attend. I was invited to the event by Internews, with whom I have been engaging since deploying Swara at RuaiTV in Pontianak, Indonesia.
RuaiTV has launched three news service channels for its audiences in Indonesia on 15 February 2012. Since the coverage of RuaiTV is limited, to reach out more audiences not only to get the news but also to submit the news, RuaiTV has developed RuaiSMS, RuaiSwara and Swara Publik. Continue reading “RuaiTV launches two new Swara deployments in Indonesia”
Continue reading “Swara goes “hyperlocal” at Jan Swasthya Sahyog, Ganiyari, Chhattisgarh”
In order to install Swara, you need to be reasonably proficient with Linux in general and your distribution (in this case Ubuntu) in particular.
This means you shoudl be able to install your own applications using apt-get and be able to troubleshoot broken downloads and dependencies.
If this is all g(r)eek to you, please find someone who know their way around a Linux system to at least look over your shoulder, so that you don’t waste time with trivial issues. Of course spending time solving trivial issues is the best way to get good with any system.
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Ever since the CGNet Swara pilot in Chhattisgarh (India) went viral, we’ve been looking to replicate the Swara platform and citizen journalism model in other parts of the world. So when Sam De Silva of Internews contacted me about setting up an installation in Indonesia, I jumped at the opportunity.
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Setting up a dev VM for Swara using Fusion, Fedora, Asterisk, Loudblog and SJPhone…config info coming soon
CGNet Swara: http://cgnetswara.org