I was going through the BBC this morning, and after reading all about the new Pope (who believes that condoms may be morally acceptable but only to stop the spread of disease), I came across this far more interesting article about how public health researchers in Tanzania are retrofitting iPhones to act as field microscopes. So … Continue reading This is not a mHealth Project
I was on BBC earlier today and came across this article on Konza Technology City, a tech center that will be built in Kenya outside Nairobi. In a bit of excitement I posted a comment on Facebook that this could be a boon to investment...then I re-read the article. I think that, indeed, it could be … Continue reading “Africa’s Silicon Savannah”…What will Kenya get from Konza?
Editor's Note: I don't think the BBC is actually keen on paternalistic analyses of Libyan governance. The title of this post is a riff on the title of the BBC article that it's based on. From what I could tell on the BBC News Africa landing page, Libyans are not interested in democracy and want … Continue reading “BBC keen on paternalistic analysis of Libyan governance”
Hi everyone, more content will be coming soon, but for now the BBC produced a nice little video about the Viennese coffee houses that inspired the title of the blog. Starting the 23rd, I'm back to academia and thus back to producing fun new pieces, hopefully with some guest contributors!