Monthly Archives: December 2004

Global Voices

The Global Voices meeting was an amazing success – it’s hard to explain just how cool it was to meet blogging pioneers from all around the world. I’m exhausted and a little overwhelmed by all the work we have to … Continue reading

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Ghana’s election, and hopes for Darfur?

Jim Moore has an interesting commentary on the post I made a couple of days back about Ghana’s election. (Jon Lebowsky has picked up the conversation and is continuing it on WorldChanging.)I pointed to a piece on GhanaWeb about the … Continue reading

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Hoder’s talk at Berkman

My global wanderings have now taken me quite close to home – I’m in Cambridge late this week for Berkman’s Internet and Society conference, Votes, Bits and Bytes. Rebecca Mackinnon and I are leading a Saturday session of the conference, … Continue reading

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ICT and the Ghanaian Election

dotFAF reminds us that Ghana’s presidential and parliamentary elections begin today: There’s one country America wont be invading anytime soon. We dont have any oil. We love abusing freedoms (of speech and of the media). And we absolutely like voting. … Continue reading

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Blogs from Egypt and Jordan

As I travelled in Egypt and Jordan last week, I asked most of the people I met with whether they were getting interested in weblogging. The general answer I got – “We’ve heard about it, but there aren’t a lot … Continue reading

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Ammannet and the Future of Radio

I just posted an article on WorldChanging about Ammannet, an amazing radio journalism organization run by a Palestinian media activist, Daoud Kuttab, who is working on half a dozen key media projects designed to transform the Middle East. The Ammannet … Continue reading

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Learning about Arabization

I’m dumb about the Middle East. Despite the ludicrious overfocus of the American media on Israel/Palestine and Iraq, it’s pretty easy as an American to be dumb about the Arab world. (The perpetually insightful Rebecca Mackinnon brings this up as … Continue reading

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Jesus didn’t turn people away. But CBS does.

I’m in Schipol Airport in Amsterdam, heading back from a week in the Middle East and to meeting in DC and Boston. I’m catching up on my blog reading and Jim Moore just posted something that makes me want to … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Hey gang (by which I mean all four of my regular readers and anyone else who stumbles in…) I’m giving a talk early next week, and I need your help naming a concept. I’m talking about the spread of the … Continue reading

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Audio of my Pop!Tech talk

ITConversations has put up the audio for my talk at Pop!Tech. They’ve also put online most of the other talks from Pop!Tech, as well as lots of other interesting talks, including a conversation Joi Ito and I had at O’Reilly’s … Continue reading

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