Myanmar: Temples and towers


Incredible temples range across Myanmar; from the magisterial Shwe Dagon in Yangon to Bagan’s sprawling complexes they show the country’s rich Buddhist art, culture and heritage. The monks often built them high up, as in Mandalay Hill, above. Sitting closer to God and above the everyday,as in …

New toolkit: Design thinking for libraries


TASCHA is always thinking about the future of libraries, as many of our projects either involve libraries in some capacity or will result in contributions to the library field and research on libraries. We also embrace design thinking (also known as human-centered design), so we're excited …

Celebrate National Readathon Day with TASCHA


TASCHA and fellow iSchool research group US Impact Study have joined together to sponsor a team for the National Readathon Day. We've pledged to read with librarians, librarians-to-be, and book lovers of all types from the University of Washington's iSchool, and beyond. We invite you to …

Myanmar’s online and democratic frontiers


I will soon be travelling to Myanmar as part of the project, Information Strategies for Societies in Transition, to encourage better understanding and use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in the rapidly developing country. Formerly known as Burma, it is undergoing an …