Internet Governance in Latin America, Part I

Internet Governance in Latin America, Part I

The internet began with a strong culture of what would come to be called cyber-libertarianism. The whole story is documented in detail in Fred Turner’s From Counterculture to Cyberculture, but you can get the general idea from the first sentence of John Perry...
The Future is Present … For Some

The Future is Present … For Some

Via Boris, I discover this quote from William Gibson: The future is already here – it is just unevenly distributed. Just try flying from Delhi to Tokyo or from Singapore to East Africa and you’ll know exactly what he means. In South Korea they watch TV on...
Getting to Know Global Voices' Latin America Team

Getting to Know Global Voices' Latin America Team

Cross-posted at Global Voices Some of the very best weblogs from around Latin America hardly ever receive mention on Global Voices. That’s because their authors are also contributors there and spend most of their time drawing your attention to others’...
Latin American Elections Calendar

Latin American Elections Calendar

En español más abajo. Those of you who keep up with Global Voices Online know that it’s been a year of elections in Latin America. And they’re far from over. Nicaragua, Brazil, Ecuador, and Venezuela all have major elections in the next couple months (not...

But This Day Is Slipping Away

Leap second? Give me a leap year. Jesus god, I’ve been slowly checking off the to-do list one by one since 8 a.m. and I’m nowhere close to half way done. Stick-it notes, text files, my ical to-do list, the 70 messages in my inbox with all those little red...