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Lessons from Letterlocking: a serendipitous academic encounter

Here’s a quick experiment – I’ve been publishing stories on FOLD and replicating the text here on this blog. But FOLD now supports embedding – let’s see how well my blog supports it… Otherwise, please feel free to go read this story on FOLD.cm

What to do when the yelling stops?

I’m reading two books in parallel right now – Ben Ramalingam‘s ‘Aid on the Edge of Chaos‘ and Kentaro Toyama‘s ‘Geek Heresy‘. With both books I’m finding myself regularly pausing for a nod of approval or a wry smile.

That’s _Professor_ Bozo to you, Pal

Something odd about teaching at a university – everyone wants to call you Professor, or Doctor. I am always flattered by the upgrade, but I sometimes feel a little miffed. There’s lots of people who teach at universities who haven’t earned the doctorate, and lots of people who teach without being professors: lecturers, research scientists, graduate students.

Why its not necessary to overhaul the education system to bring in entrepreneurship

There's a lot of activity around reforming the education curriculum in Kenya. (Hopefully) this would be partly driven by the need to breed entrepreneurs from the earliest stages.

New Auto-Tech Program Improves Job Prospects for Kurdish Youth

As the Iraqi Kurdistan Region struggles to recover from a financial crisis driven by falling oil prices, the strain of over 1.8 million refugees and IDPs, and the ongoing war with ISIS, Iraqi-Kurdish youth are facing the heaviest burden of their

How ICTs Help WFP Increase Food Security in DRC

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Fort McMurray Wildfire resource

Here is our (DDRS) resource page for the Fort McMurray - Wood - Buffalo Wildfire.
You are more than welcome to use the data we have collected.

http://emergencysafety.blogspot.ca/2016/05/fort-mcmurray-regional-municipality-of.html

Doug

A Real-Life Cinderella: Remembering My Mother

Where am I? I am in the shower, and, out of the blue, a serendipitous thought invades my mind. I HAVE BECOME A REAL LIFE CINDERELLA.

WSIS 2016: "On its own, internet access is not enough. Let's build greater social equality"

GENEVA
6 May 2016
(APC)

The WSIS+10 review process and its commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offer a unique opportunity to focus on the interaction between technology and the various aspects of development.

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