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Lessig 2016: A radical institutionalist runs for President

My friend Lawrence Lessig is exploring a run for president. His first step was to ask individuals to pledge towards a $1m war chest before Labor Day, agreeing to enter the Democratic primary if he received enough support.

New Registry Reveals eHealth Happenings in Senegal’s Own Back Yard

During my first trip to Senegal, I was there to accomplish something that at first sounded simple: help the Senegalese government create a national eHealth plan.They wanted to develop a strategic plan to organize all electronic and mobile he

An empirical analysis of demand for mobile services in Turkey

This paper investigates the factors influencing the demand for mobile voice services in Turkey using firm level data that spans from January 2009 to December 2013. Competition in the mobile telecommunication market in Turkey has become more intense as a result of the mobile number portability (MNP) service introduced in 2008 and 3G technology introduced in 2009.

Renormalizing hitchhiking

I’m publishing lots of my new writing on other platforms as well as here. It’s a good chance to reach larger audiences, and often to see how my writing benefits from editing. Inevitably, whatever I submit ends up shorter after an editor works with it – often that leads to stronger work, but it sometimes means that something I loved ends up cut.

Exploring technology-related violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina

2 September 2015
(GenderIT.org)

We’re back with the third in a series of seven mini-editions highlighting the project “End violence: Women’s rights and

APC and Web We Want: New grants will help promote African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms in seven countries

1 September 2015

Web We Want announces recipients of small grants to promote the African Declaration of Internet Rights and Freedoms. At APC we are delighted to see among them our member, Cameroon Protégé QV. Read about the other recipients and the Declaration.

Engaging citizens to collect daily food prices in rural Indonesia – a proof of concept project

Author: 
Derval Usher
Pulse Lab Jakarta has just wrapped up the
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