Cambodian Bloggers' Summit

Cambodian Bloggers' Summit

I don’t remember if it was Preetam’s idea or my idea, but at $20 a night, it was definitely worth going for the luxury room at Hotel Cara. Check it out – I have a feeling this is what MTV’s Real World would look like if based in Phnom Penh:...
Pornomisery

Pornomisery

Those of you who follow either my del.icio.us links or the pornomisery tag know that I had wanted to translate Juliana’s latest post about … well, you’ll soon see what it’s about. I hadn’t thought to just ask. Now I wonder if I can get...
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’...
Pornomisery

"Promoting Hacker-Citizens"

The following is my translation of Juan Freire’s post “Declaration of Independence of the Blogosphere: Promoting Hacker-Citizens” and is posted with his permission. The internet is an opportunity. Weblogs are, within the network, another opportunity...

Optimism

From an interview with Rebecca MacKinnon in the book Blog!: How the Newest Media Revolution is Changing Politics, Business, and Culture: But we are also hoping that people will care about those in other countries more if they can get a better insight into what it is...
Oso Gets Reactionary

Oso Gets Reactionary

A shame what’s happening in New Orleans. But let’s be honest, at least all the white people got out right? David Brooks says it pretty well. And while we’re all being honest here, let’s have a listen to what former CIA official Reuel Marc...
Dego

Dego

Update: Well, I obviously put this one up in a hurry this afternoon. Now the Breen comic is below, I linked to HP’s post on Racial Tensions in LA, and I just copied and pasted the election results below. Looks like it’s gonna be a runoff election between...

Pitching Outside the Strike Zone Part IV

This post is the fourth part in a series and continues from here. A favorite pastime of both friends and family is career counseling with oso. It always starts with a emptyish complement: “you have such a natural talent for …” and then gets right to...
Granddaddy MacGyver

Granddaddy MacGyver

Imagine if your great-great-great-great-grandfather/mother had a blog. How rad would that be? Any time you wanted you could go and check out what they thought about Napolean or Cortes or what their favorite food was or why they got in fights with their neighbor. How...

The Digerati

From Seth’s Blog: The New Digital Divide The Digerati The Left Behind Uses Firefox Uses Internet Explorer Knows who Doc Searlsis Already has a doctor, thanksvery much Uses RSS Reader RSS? Has a blog Reads blogs (sometimes) Reads BoingBoing (or Slashdot) Watches...