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January, 2005

Stories from January, 2005

29 January 2005

Blog: The Gates @ Central Park

Hi everyone.... I've set up a community blog for "The Gates," the upcoming art event in New York's Central Park by the artist Christo. For two weeks in February, Christo...

26 January 2005

Barlow on a new mode of building bridges

I've been spending a good part of the last few days meditating on Hossein Derakhshan's three metaphors for blogs: windows, bridges and cafés. John Perry Barlow, who takes life in...

Success stories for RSF

I had a brief conversation this morning with Julien Pain from the Internet Freedom Desk at Reporters Sans Frontières. He's working on a guide for bloggers and cyberdissidents. It's designed...

Values for world leaders

What do you think are the most important values that world leaders must hold? Please go to the World Economic Forum blog and share your views.

23 January 2005

Blogging Davos

The World Economic Forum now has a blog. Let the WEF know what you think of it by engaging it in the blogosphere. I'll be one of several Davos bloggers,...

18 January 2005

An Inaugural Mobcasting Experiment

Hi everyone.... As an inaugural experiment in mobcasting, I've created a mobcasting tool for presidential inauguration protestors. I posted a note to a couple of protest group sites, and have...

North Korea and mobcasting???

A video showing the first documented act of protest inside North Korea has emerged.  Chalk up several new points against state-sponsored thuggery. Maybe now that they're getting so many Chinese...

17 January 2005

Planeta Spanglish

Loïc Le Meur, entrepreneur and bilingual bridgeblogger, just posted about Planeta SpanglishM, a new blog aggregator (hosted by Victor Ruís) designed to build bridges between Spanish-speaking and English-speaking bloggers by...

Update on Mobcasting Idea

Hi everyone... I've managed to set up a blogspot site -- mobcasting.blogspot.com -- that can be used by anyone with a Blogger account to post podcasts from their mobile phone....

Jeff Ooi, Ferryman extraordinaire

Jeff Ooi announced today his new Chinese-language blog, 摆渡人 (in English: “The Ferryman”), quite possibly the first Chinese language blog in Malaysia. Jeff is launching this project explicitly to build...

16 January 2005

Committee to Protect Bloggers

Curt Hopkins has founded a new watchblog: The Committee to Protect Bloggers. Welcome CPB!!! Global Voices embraces and supports you!!

When Mobile Podcasting Leads to Mobcasting

I've just posted a blog entry on my website that might be of interest. It's about mobcasting-- the idea of combining mobile phone-enable podcasting with smart mob-like group action. The...

15 January 2005

Global Voices on Omidyar Network

I just set up a request for a group on the Omidyar Network. If you haven't been there yet, give it a whirl. It's a very interesting community based on...

3 January 2005

Blog for Mideast Peace

Daniel Lubetzky of the Onevoice Movement – a citizens’ initiative for Israeli-Palestinian peace – has launched the Onevoice Blog. He says in an email: “We want the blog to become...

2 January 2005

Introducing Tsunami-Info.org

Hi everyone.... My tsunami info website now has its own domain name: Tsunami-Info.org. The site aggregates news feeds and blogs from a variety of sources around the world, and offers...

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