Techno-politics and the Global Stage
This blog explores the implications of technology across the global political spectrum. I focus on free and open source software as well as the democratic implications of computer mediated communications.
|Jan 31 2011||Techies, Networks and Globalization from Dakar: Part 1|
Something strangely fitting surrounds the journey of the May First/People Link, USSF technology crew arriving in Dakar for the WSF and the Indymedia Convergence Center.
|Jan 27 2011||Dakar on Fire: Energy, Protests, and the World Social Forum|
On our first day in Dakar, our real estate broker, Serge, finally found us at the air port and brought us to the apartment we've stayed at the last three days, a rather nice place overlooking a ruinous looking structure to the right and the United Nations building to the left. Not only did the three bedroom apartment have two fully functional bathrooms and a balcony, but to our techie delight, it sported an already functional Internet connection.