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· September, 2006

Stories about Technology from September, 2006

Africa: a web 2.0 application from Africa

African technology firm, Incubeta, has built a web-based application,which allows you to build websites without having to know HTML, reports My Africa: “I’m glad to see that they were able...

Serbia: Kosovo Is (Not) Changing

Wu Wei observes the changes that are taking place in Kosovo and those that aren't.

Africa: whose voices were heard?

Africa Media uses number of links and comments to figure out whose voices were heard during the digital indaba controversy: “Importantly, it seems to me, is that bloggers such as...

Ghana: how to participate in web economy

Tropically Tolerant has an interesting idea: “In my last entry, I suggested that it was time for the average Ghanaian developer with an Internet connection to participate in the new...

Ethiopia: were blogs blocked?

“One day Ethiopia had one of the busiest and fastest-growing blogging scenes in the whole of Africa. The next, more than two-thirds of its online journals simply disappeared,” begins the...

Africa: renewable technologies

Africa Unchained writes, “Karekezi, S…surveys (PDF) the dissemination of renewable technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa…and attempts to evaluate the potential for these technologies to meet the energy needs of Africa’s poor…“

China: internet mobs hunt Accord Girl

Jeremy Goldkorn in DANWEI blogs about a Accord Girl's video that enraged local netizens and resulted in another internet mobs hunt. The girl thinks that anyone who earns less than...

Africa: Mozambique to assemble Chinese computers?

Mozambique to assemble Chinese computers?, wonders Soyapi Mumba.

Ghana: West Africa's ICT center

Accra by Day and Night blogs about “Ghana-India Kofi Annan ICT Centre of Excellence,” West Africa's state-of-the-art ICT center.

Tunisia: Opening prisons to the world

At this site, I’m trying to show videos that show or speak about human rights abuses, and – as in the Tunisian video above – the impact of human rights...

Posts from Peru

This time it is three rather than two weekly summaries from the guys at Perú Político: Weekly Chronicle (September 6 to the 12) and Weekly Chronicle (September 13 – 19)...

Kenya: making money online

Kumekucha writes about the top revenue generating Kenyan website: “In fact many Kenyans blogs and web sites have taken full advantage of innovative online revenue generating tools. Top on the...

Africa: Africans ahead of rest of the world

Ethan offers four areas where Africa is leading the rest of the world.

Chile, Colombia, Peru, Brazil: Craig Barrett in Latin America

Leo Prieto publishes the tellingly titled post, “Craig Barrett came to Chile with WiMax and 1,000 computers under his arm.” [ES] Ricardo Carreón has a much more personal description of...

Taiwan: web2.0 conference

Chiao is having a live blogging about the web 2.0 conference in Taipei.

Philippines: First Online Press Conference

An online press conference, a first in Philippine internet history, was held last September 21 when the 34th anniversary of Martial Law was commemorated by Filipinos. The online press forum...

Africa: Moving on from the digital indaba

Meskel Square on “Moving on from the Digital Indaba“: “Overall it was a huge success. One way of judging that is to look at all the discussions that are still...

Argentina: Buenos Aires 3D for Google Earth

Ezequiel Galotti is building Buenos Aires … so to speak. Block by block, building by building, he is constructing the capital in 3D to be viewed with Google Earth. The...

Slovenia: 4th National Blogmeet

The Glory of Carniola announces the 4th National Slovenian Blogmeet to be held on October 14 in Ljubljana.

Philippines: Blogger Conference

J Angelo Racoma blogs the Philippine BlogCon 2006. The blog conference was held in Manila on Monday 25, September.

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