Monthly Archives: October 2004

Peter Durand and Graphic Facilitation

Peter Durand is one of the unsung heroes of the Pop!Tech conference that I had so much fun at last week. While the rest of us in the audience had the luxury of paying rapt attention to some presentations and … Continue reading

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My talk at Pop!Tech

I had a blast at Pop!Tech this past week. I’ve attended conferences where I’ve heard one or two better talks, but Pop!Tech has had the highest degree of consistent quality I’ve ever seen at a conference – there were literally … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Talk Radio…

BBC – one of the few globally-visible media sources which provides thorough coverage of African issues – has a regular feature, called “Have Your Say” which asks readers to comment on key issues. To the BBC’s great credit, they frequently … Continue reading

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Thomas Barnett at the Pop!Tech Conference

I’m at Pop!Tech this weekend, a conference I’ve wanted to attend for years, but only made it to this year. It’s a great venue for for a conference – a beautiful opera house in a lovely coastal Maine town. The … Continue reading

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Egoblogging

From the shameless self-promotion division, three links to projects I’m involved with online: WorldChanging – Another World is Here is one of my very favorite web communities. It’s an ongoing conversation on social, environmental and political change around the world. … Continue reading

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eRamadan

If you’ve not yet sent electronic Ramadan greetings to your wired Muslim friends, allow me to suggest Eid Mubarak’s flash greetings from President Bush to Muslims worldwide.

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KSG Forum on Darfur

Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government held a forum on Darfur tonight, focusing on the critical question, “What can we do?” It featured some of the key figures who’ve helped make the world aware of the catastrophe taking place in western … Continue reading

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Around the world for $0.10 per kilo

The last two days in Cambridge have been unusually warm – one of the “Indian Summers” we tend to get here in New England before the snow comes – and I’ve been drinking lots of bottled water. Yesterday, in the … Continue reading

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Childhood corruption in India?

Atanu Day is writing a wickedly funny series on his blog, Deesha, called “You might be a third world country if…” His most recent entry, on indoctrinating Indian children to oppose corruption, is particularly worth a read: One day you … Continue reading

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