Monthly Archives: March 2005

A bit more on Kyrgyzstan and Zimbabwe

My comparative silence on “…my Heart’s in Accra” has been counterbalanced by a couple of long posts on the Global Voices website. Rebecca and I presented our current thinking about GV to our Berkman colleages and friends on Tuesday, and … Continue reading

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Immigration, Vigilantes and Robots

Working closely with the WorldChanging team is having an effect on my blogging style: I’m finding it harder to post stories that seem purely like bad news. WorldChanging has a hard and fast rule – no doom, just solutions. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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More on Kyrgyzstan and Zimbabwe

My comparative silence on “…my Heart’s in Accra” has been counterbalanced by a couple of long posts on the Global Voices website. Rebecca and I presented our current thinking about GV to our Berkman colleages and friends on Tuesday, and … Continue reading

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Immigration, Vigilantes and Robots

Working closely with the WorldChanging team is having an effect on my blogging style: I’m finding it harder to post stories that seem purely like bad news. WorldChanging has a hard and fast rule – no doom, just solutions. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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The pastel floral revolution

Compared to the telegenic, orderly and easily understood “orange” revolution in Ukraine, the ongoing revolution in Kyrgyzstan is pretty baffling. For one thing, no one can decide what to call it. Reuters terms it “a lightning coup”. The London Times … Continue reading

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The pastel floral revolution

Compared to the telegenic, orderly and easily understood “orange” revolution in Ukraine, the ongoing revolution in Kyrgyzstan is pretty baffling. For one thing, no one can decide what to call it. Reuters terms it “a lightning coup”. The London Times … Continue reading

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Mike Best with evidence that ICT4D works…

If the bright lights of information and communication technology for development were rock stars, Mike Best would play sell-out shows and be followed by groupies. Instead, he gives great talks at Berkman and only a dozen or so of us … Continue reading

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Mike Best with evidence that ICT4D works…

If the bright lights of information and communication technology for development were rock stars, Mike Best would play sell-out shows and be followed by groupies. Instead, he gives great talks at Berkman and only a dozen or so of us … Continue reading

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Eric Osiakwan at Berkman

Eric Osiakwan visited the Berkman Center yesterday from Ghana, by way of Stanford University. He’s an old friend from the Ghana ISP scene, one of the founders of GISPA (the Ghana ISP association) and currently is acting as executive secretary … Continue reading

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Eric Osiakwan at Berkman

Eric Osiakwan visited the Berkman Center yesterday from Ghana, by way of Stanford University. He's an old friend from the Ghana ISP scene, one of the founders of GISPA (the Ghana ISP association) and currently is acting as executive secretary … Continue reading

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