links for 2009-12-24

  • Take a trip through our collective past with the BBC archives and discover themed collections of radio and TV programmes, documents and photographs.

    Explore who we are and see how attitudes have changed over the years through selections from an archive which began over 70 years ago.

    You can also go behind the scenes to find out how the BBC archives are maintained, uncover forgotten stories from the Written Archives and see how broadcasting has changed through the decades.

    To get going, browse the collections we have released so far or visit our archive experts."

  • "Kibera's first complete free and open map
    November 2009

    Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya, widely known as Africa's largest slum, remains a blank spot on the map. Without basic knowledge of the geography and resources of Kibera it is impossible to have an informed discussion on how to improve the lives of residents. This November, young Kiberans create the first public digital map of their own community."

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