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Hey Google, Where’s Tibet?

(photo courtesy: http://arts1091.unsw.wikispaces.net/Tibet) For some reason, I always get the geography of Tibet and Nepal confused…I know I know…so to clear the confusion, I went on Google Maps to at least see where each is located.  Nepal, easy, right north of India.  Tibet…pulls up Xizang, China.  Hey, what’s going on here? Ok, so technically(well, militarily), […]

Web 2.0 in Developing Countries

The NYTimes ran an article this morning: In Developing Countries, Web Grows Without Profit And discusses how developing countries are “hungry for content” but do not contribute much to revenues.  They call this the International Paradox.  While developing countries are increasing traffic on the web, individual users are still on low bandwidth connections.  This combined […]