Year: 2013

South Korea is stuck with Internet Explorer in 2013

The Washington Post covers the defacto monopoly of Windows in South Korea recently with Chico Harlan’s article: South Korea is stuck with Internet Explorer for online shopping because of security law. I covered this in 2007 with my piece the

On 9-11 in 2013

Ray Greiselhuber I’m reading “never forget” everywhere today. What I will never forget is how much true freedom we have sacrificed in order to feel safe from those who supposedly “hate us for our freedom.”

danah boyd on whistleblowing

danah boyd: “I want to live in a society that is willing to critically interrogate how power is operationalized and how institutions and the rule of law function as a check to power. To me, this is an essential aspect

The Economist on the Internet in China

Gady Epstein, who is the China Correspondent for The Economist has put together a large 14-page special report on the Internet in China. I strongly recommend it. Gady was also on this week’s Sinica Podcast talking about this special report,

Seeking Asian Female documentary

I just heard the piece on the documentary, Seeking Asian Female, which was excerpted on This American Life as well as the Snap Judgement radio show (audio here). Fascinating look at “yellow fever” by documentary film-maker, Debbie Lum, who is

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