Bonobo Land hits on an important idea: “780,000 channels. That is the total number of ‘community radio stations’ possible in India. Rural India’s best ICT tool till date is The Radio: rural India’s window to the world. It is by far the best and cheapest way to deliver e-content over a large population and a large geographical area.”
Unfortunately, the licence Raj still rules in communications in India. The government rigidly controls the airwaves.
George Soros has funded influential use of old technologies like radio through his Media Program. Truly vital work.
Josh Marshall: “Miller hasn’t been publishing as much of late. And someone needs to clue her into the revised rules. It’s been at least a few months since reporters have willingly published demonstrably false statements from administration officials and spokespersons.”
British Spin: “Always remember that politics is quantum. Becoming popular itself makes you more popular. Being seen as strong makes you stronger.”
I’m going through a period of light posting because I’m incredibly busy with work. I’ll try to shift into a higher gear sometime soon.
By the by, John Robb has started a weblog just to track thoughts about next generation terrorism, Global Guerrillas. Not for the fainthearted.