Blogging from Africa

From July 1st-13th I will be in Kumasi, Ghana setting up the text service associated with the "Give AIDS the Red Card" campaign. I will be blogging as much as possible (will most likely be determined by access to an internet connection) with stories and reflections on the day.

I have written a short summary of the project, and its relationship to augmented realities, over at Cyborgology.

Hope you enjoy it.

Simplicity & Bureaucracy

I have a new post at the GK12 Triple Helix Grant Blog.  Its about everyone's favorite topic, bureaucracy!  

Bureaucracy.  Its a nasty word that has moved to the center of political discourse.  We are always looking for ways to cut,circumvent, or reinvent the managerial apparatus that has come to define our interaction with government.  Stacks of confusing forms, hidden rules, and disinterested paper-pushers are the components of an imagined boogeyman that political candidates rail against....  Visit the GK12 site for the whole post!