July 2009

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Monrovia – Meeting the Minister of Trade

Today we had a productive day. We met the Minister of Trade and her Chiefs. Here you have some photos: the toilet in the floor of the Minister (they have no water and no electricity, only own generators), the Ministry of Trade Building and stairs, the bullet hole in the glass in the Minister’s meeting […]

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Monrovia National Holiday

Sunday. We had the day free after a meeting with our local guy here. We did plan the week and then Francis took us with his crappy car to have a tour around the city. What can I say about it. It is a post conflict zone. The few big buildings that are still standing […]

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Liberia, day one

Here I am, in Monrovia, in the Corina Hotel. A 5 stars hotel… I’m joking. There are no 5 stars hotels here. This in fact a place with clean sheets, and free wifi. That is good enough. The flight was long. Flying economy within Africa and in a 5 or 6 hours trip, with stop […]

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Nairobi

Nairobi. I am posting this from Monrovia in Liberia because I had no internet in Nairobi. I arrived on Thursday, pretty late at night. There was a guy waiting for me. I had no problems to get into the country without visa with the Laisser-Passer. The hotel was a bit crappy but OK. On Friday […]

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Going to Kenya and Liberia

Well, here I am at gate B37 Terminal 5 in London Heathrow airport. This time on my first trip/mission with the ITC, that I joined 2 weeks ago. I am now using my iPhone and we are ready to board. I will be arriving to Nairobi late at night and tomorrow I will be meeting […]

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Google Wave is Coming: 100,000 Invites Go Out on September 30th

Less than two months ago, Google dropped a spectacular surprise upon the world: Google Wave. The communication tool aspires to redefine not only email, but the entire web. Well, in the last two months, Google and third-party developers have been hard at work testing out the system, fixing the kinks, and building some amazing extensions […]

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7 e-learning and teaching resources

While the down economy continues to hurt funding to our schools, more and more teachers are looking to web-based services to help educate their students. Whether it’s through open resource projects like CK-12, virtual classrooms like those in Second Life, or through therepurposing of tools like Twitter, millions of teachers are finding innovative resources to engage their […]

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moon

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pixlr: free online alternative to photoshop

Pixl brings you advanced online image and photo editing tools, just choose your flavor, jump in and start creating! Jump in n’ get started! Pixlr is the creator of online cloud-based image tools. Today they have two applications in their suite, one they call Pixlr Editor and the other is Pixlr Express. They are built in Flash […]

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Star Wars

EMBED-MC Hammer Vader Busts a Move – Watch more free videos

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Review: HTC Hero

Review: HTC Hero .

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Going Up? 15 Amazing Elevator Artworks & Ads

You’re crammed into a tiny space with several other people, spending an average of thirty seconds staring at either the floor or the wall. That’s what makes elevator advertisements and art so brilliant – people have little choice but to look. Marketers and artists have taken advantage of this very captive audience in some brilliant […]

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Trümmelbach

Trümmelbach

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Yammer: an Intranet solution

Yammer is a tool for making companies and organizations more productive through the exchange of short frequent answers to one simple question: ‘What are you working on?’ As employees answer that question, a feed is created in one central location enabling co-workers to discuss ideas, post news, ask questions, and share links and other information. […]

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Google Brings Location To The Mobile Web On The iPhone

Google’s updates surrounding location are now coming fast and furious. Just a few days ago it added location to Google Maps for the Chrome and Firefox browsers. Today, it brings location to the mobile web on the iPhone. If you have the new iPhone 3.0 software and go to Google’s homepage in Safari, you’ll notice a new […]

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