AfriGadget’s second monthly BBC/PRI interview with The World is now live. Juliana, one of the editors who also blogs at Afromusing, was interviewed this month. You’ll hear her start talking at about 17:15 in the podcast.
A scathing commentary of the US State Dept document that showcases their lack of understanding regarding mobile payments and remittances.
“What Microloans Miss” interesting article in the New Yorker on microfinance.
“The RateMyCop Saga” – Hold on, if you’re doing nothing wrong you shouldn’t be worried right? Ahh, it’s fun to watch others eat their own dogfood sometimes… On another note, Godaddy really sucked on their decision to act on this – scary really.
If you’re organizing a grassroots event, AirBed and Breakfast is a brilliant tool to use for the out-of-towners.
I read a post recently where the author was relating a conversation between him and an “old school” journalist at a newspaper. This journalist thought it was important that newspapers tell more stories than those that a particular person was interested in, to give them a broader perspective of the world. However, it seems to me that blogs are a lot more like radio stations than newspapers. People “tune in” to the things they want to read.