Luis Fernando Baron
Luis Fernando Baron holds a Ph.D. from the University of Washington’s Information School. He is currently working on two research projects, one on public access computing in Colombia and the other one on the use of ICT by youth organizations during the Egyptian revolution. His research trajectory focuses on the relationships between ICT and social movements, as well as memories and peace building in Colombia.
Does public access computing really contribute to community development? Lessons from libraries, telecenters and cybercafés in Colombia.
Public Access to the Internet and Social Change: An experience in Colombia, between silence and hope
The roles of Facebook in the Egyptian Arab Spring
I recently presented a paper on the different roles of Facebook during the Egyptian Arab Spring at the International Conference on …
TASCHA students present on Youth, ICTs, and Democracy in Egypt at AoIR 13
TASCHA students Norah Abokhodair and Luis Fernando Baron participated in the 13th conference of the Association of Internet Researchers …
From a Facebook Group to a Social Movement: The Trajectory of the April 6th Youth Movement and the Revolution in Egypt
Over the past few months, the research team behind the Youth, ICTs, and Democracy in Egypt project has collected and coded a series of …