Monthly Archives: April 2005

Waterbottle WiFi and Geekcorps Mali

Engadget was good enough to feature the Geekcorps Mali Wifi-via-water-bottle antenna designed by Ian Howard and crew… but they didn’t credit Ian or Geekcorps. As Ian points out in a comment on the piece, the Geekcorps crew is now developing … Continue reading

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Tor – Onion routing and the modern dissident

I received excellent feedback on the first draft of the technical guide to internet anonymity I wrote a few days back for Global Voices. One of the questions I was asked (multiple times, and sometimes quite forcefully!) was why I … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs and bloggers, Developing world | 7 Comments

Waterbottle WiFi and Geekcorps Mali

Engadget was good enough to feature the Geekcorps Mali Wifi-via-water-bottle antenna designed by Ian Howard and crew… but they didn’t credit Ian or Geekcorps. As Ian points out in a comment on the piece, the Geekcorps crew is now developing … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Developing world, ICT4D | 2 Comments

Long Live Unitarian Jihad!

For years, when asked about my religious affiliation, I would tell people I was a fundamentalist Unitarian. Pressed for a definition of Unitarian Fundamentalism, I told people that I was wholly intolerant of intolerance and believed that God would have … Continue reading

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Anonymity and Usability: Beyond Oil and Water

originally posted at blog.ethanzuckerman.com, April 14th EFF published a report a few days ago, titled “How to Blog Safely”. It’s a good little piece, but it spends little time on the technical issues surrounding blogging anonymously or psuedonymously. One intriguing … Continue reading

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Long Live Unitarian Jihad!

For years, when asked about my religious affiliation, I would tell people I was a fundamentalist Unitarian. Pressed for a definition of Unitarian Fundamentalism, I told people that I was wholly intolerant of intolerance and believed that God would have … Continue reading

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Anonymity and Usability – beyond oil and water

EFF published a report a few days ago, titled “How to Blog Safely”. It’s a good little piece, but it spends little time on the technical issues surrounding blogging anonymously or psuedonymously. One intriguing passage that caught my eye: Invisiblog.com … Continue reading

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Food porn for Gridskippers

Friend Erik D’Amato, founder of the snarky and brilliant pesticide.hu, is guest-editing Gridskipper this week. One of the new properties of the ever-expanding Gawker media empire, Gridskipper appears to be targetted at a demographic/psychographic that includes me: frequent global travellers … Continue reading

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Shaun Attwood, Prison Blogger

Whatever benefits it holds for the world at large, Global Voices is proving to be a fascinating way for me to discover new blogs that I’m interested in keeping up with. For the most part, I’ve been encountering writers from … Continue reading

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Shaun Attwood, Prison Blogger

Whatever benefits it holds for the world at large, Global Voices is proving to be a fascinating way for me to discover new blogs that I’m interested in keeping up with. For the most part, I’ve been encountering writers from … Continue reading

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