Monthly Archives: November 2010

Flashback & Flashforward: On Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi was released from house arrest yesterday. I thought this would be an appropriate time to post part of an article I wrote back in 2007 at the time of the monks’ uprising. There are many lessons … Continue reading

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The #Haiti Aid Effort: Five Unasked Questions

The coverage of Haiti’s problems in the last few weeks left me both disturbed and annoyed. The coverage of the cholera outbreak and the run up to Hurricane Tomas’ passing over the country has been not only very uncritical, but … Continue reading

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When Technology Fails

Technology fails when you have an extraordinary amount of work to do. That is the nature of the world and is what has been happening to me over the last few weeks. First my Blackberry Bold died, now my Mac … Continue reading

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