As part of EngageMedia’s campaign to mainstream digital rights in Thailand, EngageMedia interviews Thitirat Thipsamritkul, a lecturer from Thammasat University’s Faculty of Law, about the state of digital rights in Thailand and why the Thai public should pay attention. The full interview is part of EngageMedia’s broader #HumanOnTheLine campaign to educate and empower Thai netizens about their digital rights.
In the last of our video blog series on artificial intelligence (AI) and Southeast Asia, EngageMedia interviews 5G researcher Melinda Martinus on how the different 5G providers in the region – whether from China or outside Asia – can influence the AI technologies that will be powered by it.
Independent researcher Jun-E Tan shares her realisations while researching the opportunities and challenges that artificial intelligence has and continues to bring to Southeast Asia. Her video blog is the second in a series, and part of EngageMedia’s research on AI and its implications in the region.
Following the recently concluded elections in Myanmar, EngageMedia sits down with Maung Zarni, Burmese scholar and co-founder of Forces of Renewal Southeast Asia (FORSEA), to discuss how the poll results tie into the bigger digital rights challenges facing the country today.
In a video blog for EngageMedia’s research on artificial intelligence (AI) in Southeast Asia, IT for Change Deputy Director Nandini Chami answers two pressing questions on AI governance: What is the problem with AI governance today? And, how should developing countries address this issue when evolving AI strategies and roadmaps?
Bishakha Datta, Executive Director of Point of View, elaborates on how the challenges marginalised groups face on the internet are parallel to the obstacles encountered offline, as well as how allies in solidarity can protect and amplify these stories in the digital space.
EngageMedia is seeking a Digital Rights Project Manager (Indonesia) who will work closely with the Digital Rights Program Manager to oversee EngageMedia’s Digital Rights initiatives in Indonesia. The position supports program planning, designs strategies and activities, coordinates staff and consultants, builds and strengthens networks and partnerships, contributes to fundraising, and directly implements projects.
On this episode of Pretty Good Podcast, Amnesty International Thailand Director Piyanut Kotsan enumerates the human and digital rights issues and violations occurring during the recent youth-led protests in Thailand.
EngageMedia is seeking a research consultant to produce a snapshot of digital rights issues, actors, advocacy, and networks in Indonesia. The research will provide a better understanding of the digital rights situation in Indonesia, including the successes and limits of the work done so far. The research will inform EngageMedia’s Indonesia digital rights strategy over the coming years.