Tag Archives: Links

Links: Blogger Rebels, Maps 2.0, Cold War KML

  • Bloggers the New Rebels in Vietnam: With fast, free wireless Internet now available at cybercafes and universities across Vietnam, bloggers are increasingly challenging censorship and the ruling Communist Party.
  • A Tweet from Foggy Bottom: Colleen Graffy, Deputy assistant secretary of state for public diplomacy, on using Twitter for public diplomacy 2.0.
  • Rent-A-Coder: An international marketplace where buyers can acquire custom software (as well as writing, graphic design, and other services) in a safe and business-friendly environment.
  • Futures Map for 2009: An interesting trends map that integrates a variety of important issues for humanitarian strategists in an appealing visual format.

Links: Satellites Spy on DC, Tor, Real Time Mapping

  • Trading Bronze Age Technology: Before the BlackBerry, before the iPhone, before e-mailing, texting and instant messaging, was an ivory-hinged boxwood writing board.
  • Thematic Mapping Presentation:
  • Some of the first images to be collected by the GeoEye 1 satellite that can “see” objects on Earth as small as a 0.41 meters in size in black-and-white mode or 1.64 meters in color.
  • Map of Casualties in Afghanistan: The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS) has published a map of civilian, military and insurgent fatalities in Afghanistan from January to November 2008. The data is gathered from publicly recorded attacks.