Daily Archives: May 5, 2005

“Simple statistics” and the blogging of humanitarian disasters

I was talking with a friend on the phone the other day, and he described some of my work as being about “very simple statistics”. I briefly took offense – while I’m not a trained social scientist, I sometimes use … Continue reading

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Global Voices Gains Momentum

The Global Voices weblog is rapidly becoming a great starting point for news from around the international blogosphere. Much of the credit goes to my colleage Rebecca MacKinnon, who has been banging out excellent world blog roundups each weekday. But … Continue reading

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More on Eziba and Tedeschi’s article

About two weeks back, I wrote about a story that Bob Tedeschi wrote for the New York Times that I felt badly mischaracterized the actions of the principals of Eziba, a web-based importer of art objects. Dick Sabot, one of … Continue reading

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