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· August, 2006

Stories about Technology from August, 2006

Internet in Chile: Creating New Political Actors?

Co-authored by Mary Joyce and Rosario Lizana Why has Chile, a country of only 16 million people where only 10% have internet in their homes, become a hotbed of cyberactivism?...

India: Limca Book of Blog Records

Bolivia: in the Tube and on the Tube

Happy Blog Day!!!

Happy Blog Day!!! Today we celebrate the wonders of the growing and very global online conversation. Blog Day founder Nir Ofir suggests we celebrate by recommending five new blogs. But...

India: Is The World Really Flat? It looks like.

This round-up is a patchwork quilt of blog postings with a global flavor. And flavor is the key word since we end our journey with a culinary post that takes...

China: data searching

Pakistan: Internet governance

Chile: Campaign for Bandwidth

South Africa: Is the microwave mega dangerous?

Singapore: Nation Wide Wi-Fi

Pakistan: Blog Block Back?

South Africa: Computer gamers get to compete

Cambodia: Web Portal and Destructive People

Mexico: Using Your Cell Phone as a Credit Card

Africa: Music goes online

Tanzania, Mali: NYT on the African Wikipedia

Nigeria: Solar-powered fish project

Russian-Language Blogs: Miscellanea (2)

Victoria Shcherbina (LJ user saint-autere) reacts to the news of the August 22 TU-154 crash in eastern Ukraine, which killed all 170 people on board, by writing (RUS) about the...

Google in Brazil: Who Guards Orkut's Playground?

The Brazilian blogosphere is talking about Google or more specifically about Orkut, its social network which has attracted a huge number of players. In order to understand Google's significance in...

Bolivia: Windows and Google in Quechua

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