Touch screen skin, banned news and sex education

DJ’s choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit.

How I navigate being non-binary in a workplace that tries to erase my gender

“Most gendered terms don’t really get to me, mister and sir send a shiver down my spine each time, but I bite my tongue.” More >

Source: Everyday Feminism, Hari Ziyad

New technology could turn your skin into a touch screen

“What if a part of your body could become your computer, with a screen on your arm and maybe even a direct link to your brain?” More >

Source: Business Insider, Luca Santarelli

China to ban news websites from using stories gleaned from social media

“Beijing’s internet regulator says online media cannot report any news taken from social media sites without approval” More >

Source: The Guardian

Kenya seeks tech alternatives to break taboo over sex education in schools

“Imagine the knowledge they can generate through that technological edge.” More >

Source: Times Live,

8 things you should never share on social media

“You should think very carefully about your privacy settings and exactly what information you’re sending out into the world. You never know who’s lurking behind the keyboard” More >

Source: The Indy100, Josh Barrie

This is it from GenderIT.org DJ for this week! Enjoy it, share it, dig into it. Feedback is always welcome. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit

GenderIT.org, Women’s Rights Programme, Association for Progressive Communications (APC), July 04th 2016