Fancy having lunch while sitting on the loo? Head to China.
Archives for June 2008
2gether is a festival so you get to pick and mix the content that’s most interesting to you. This is an overview of the things you can expect from 2gether08.
Watch, listen. Come chat. The back story to the awards is here.
John D. McHugh will talk
about his work as he accepts the inaugural Frontline Journalism Award
at the Frontline Club tonight. Brent Stirton will also receive the
inaugural Frontline Memorial Tribute. Please tune in to our live stream channel to watch and listen to John in conversation with Jon Lee Anderson and club members. link
UPDATE: Here’s the recording of the event.
No…. not jealous at all of Mindy… The trashy street corner of Pham Ngu Lao may have changed beyond recognition, but the grubby Banh xeo shed down Dinh Cong Trang looks as though it hasn’t seen a lick of paint since I was last there 🙂 And oh… those Bo la lot… and the bi cuon… bwaaah. No, not jealous… Mi goi for lunch 🙁
Houy Meas was the most popular radio DJ in Cambodia before the Khmer Rouge takeover in 1975. This clip from Kampuchea National Radio was made available by khmerrocks.com
One for you Phil, no?
I’m a recent subscriber to this podcast. Good interviews with people on the ground in Darfur, Congo, Chad etc. If you’re looking for informed views from these places with historical context, this is the podcast for you.
Live video broadcast on the internet from a mobile phone, webcam or camera embeddable anywhere and everywhere. I still can’t quite believe we can do this. I remember thinking wifi was some big hoax that could never work in the real world – what no cables??? – but it does. At work, we’re experimenting with live video broadcast with ustream.tv and it’s going pretty well – we’ll be broadcasting an interview with Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz tonight. Soon, we’ll have our first ‘field trial’ using the mobile phone live video tool Qik with David Axe in Sudan and Chad on his Qik channel here. And later this month, I’m hoping Afghan internet connection speeds will allow us to experiment with Ustream.tv and possibly Yahoo Live with Alex in Kabul. Early days etc. Where will we all be in another four years. Boggle, mind, etc. Now, after watching the video above this morning, I realise I will have to upgrade to the new iPhone… next month… grrr…
Would you want your 8-year old shooting cars with high powered guns for kicks? Apparently, some parents in America do…