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· October, 2006

Stories about Technology from October, 2006

Uganda: five interesting Ugandan blogs

Kenya: website in memory of Dr. Wanjiru Kihoro

Russia: Thoughts on LiveJournal/ZheZhe

The Second Blog War continues in Russia. Brad Fitzpatrick, the LiveJournal's creator, has now joined the discussion over at sup_ru LJ community: in English, he offers some explanations and apologies...

Serbia: Belgrade 2.0

Sri Lanka: Future of the Internet

Indonesia: Blog Search Engine

South Africa: using web 2.0 to sell jobs

Africa: African blog for Best of Blog Award

Pakistan: Why people blog

China: Good cop/bad cop

A story shared by A-list blogger-journalist Huang Tingzi (黄亭子) about an engineering student recruited by Chinese cops on his campus who—along with four colleagues—one day finds himself quite a bit...

Lebanon: Communities and Contradictions

The Lebanese blogosphere is growing like crazy. This means that the following summary is not all inclusive. And in the attempt to cover as many new blogs or newly discovered...

Africa: open source African architecture

Kenyan Blogosphere: Debate over social responsibility, freedom of speech, and censorship

A heated debate has been raging in the Kenyan blogosphere over the removal of one blog, My Part of the World, from the Kenyan Blog Webring (KBW) aggregator. The aggregator...

The Week That Was in Bahrain

It has been yet another busy week on the Bahraini blogsophere, with some bloggers rallying behind an anti-sectarianism campaign, Just Bahraini; others just back home from a long holiday; and...

Malawi: innovative use of SMS in Malawi

Russia: The Second Blog War

(more buttons and userpics are here) The Russian-language blogosphere (commonly known as ZheZhe) is on fire: some users are shutting down their blogs, others are emigrating to the virtual Trinidad...

Brazil: The Media Empire Bows to Blogs

There is something very different going on in the Brazilian media arena. It all started a week ago with a cover story published in the magazine Carta Capital, headlined: The...

Tahiti: Google Earth Shots

Trinidad & Tobago: The globalisation of Second Life

Argentina: Mar del Plata's Beer Route

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