Category Archives: Media

Information Wars: A Window into the Alternative Media Ecosystem

[From the on-line aggregation site Medium, originally a post from the Design, Use. Build Lab, by Kate Starboard, Asst. Professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering at UW. Researcher of crisis informatics and online rumors. The best exposition I’ve seen about … Continue reading

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How to Increase the Integration of Cuban Science and Technology with the Global Community

[In my experience both working with Cuba in UNEP’s Global Environmental Outlook program, and during birding trips to the island, I’ve been greatly impressed by the depth of Cuban expertise in many science and technology fields. There is a major … Continue reading

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Guana Island Research Film Documents “French Grunt” Behaviors in the BVI

Fascinating link from Lianna Jarecki, the coordinator of the well-respected science programs at Guana Island, in the British Virgin Islands. Maybe it’s just the geek in me, but I really think these projects that convey how science is done are … Continue reading

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Strange Small World — The line between Vietnam and Annapolis via Berry, Oz and the Ecuadorian Embassy.

[There’s a new on-line newspaper called OZY being advertised pretty extensively on media such as US National Public Radio — The news feed is sort of interesting, and seems to have more than casual references to Australia, so I get … Continue reading

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How can the Caribbean Claim to be a Center of Innovation for Cyberspace with These Bandwidths??

For example, look at “innovation leader” St. Vincent (by its own admission) with downloads ONE-QUARTER of the average speed in the EU: Snapshot: update of actual Internet download speeds from across the Caribbean, March 2015 http://www.ict-pulse.com/2015/03/snapshot-update-actual-internet-download-speeds-caribbean-march-2015/ An update of actual … Continue reading

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