Makerspace Open House

For the first hardware related event at Phandeeyar in 2016, we decided to open up our budding makerspace to the public with an open house. We’ve had a few hardware hackers come by to use our prototyping equipment in the last couple of months, but starting this January, we are ramping…

Senior U.S. Diplomats Talk Tech and Identity

We had a great crowd at a discussion hosted by US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell and Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski with civil society leaders during the assistant secretary’s recent visit to Myanmar.

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Data for Journalism & Advocacy Workshops

Phandeeyar will be organizing a series of Data for Journalism and Advocacy workshops that will train journalists, civil society organizations, and technologists in data journalism, advocacy data visualization skills.

2015 is a watershed year for data availability in Myanmar. In May, the 2014 nationwide…

Lawful Interception Workshop

LI Workshop GroupOn June 23rd, Phandeeyar, MCRB, and MIDO hosted a Lawful Interception Workshop for CSO leaders.

What is lawful interception?
The term lawful interception (LI) refers to a government’s legal rights to collect information…

Census Mini-Hackathon Report

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On 6th June 2015, we held Phandeeyar’s first civic tech and open data hackathon. We had a total of 58 hackers who came to participate and build tech products to make the newly released census data easier for the public…