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How Technology Shrinks and Amplifies Distance

By | November 11, 2007

Two pieces in the NYT/IHT that weren’t about technology, but kind of are, illustrate how technology can shrink distance but also grow it. First off a piece by Geoff D. Porter,  an analyst in the Middle East and Africa division of the Eurasia Group, explores how African would-be immigrants to Europe are now making their way to Europe‚Ķ Read More »

Podcast: Myrtle

By | November 4, 2005

Here’s another podcast of a piece I did for the BBC’s World Service ‘World Business Report‘. This one’s on using GPS to drive a car, courtesy of an eccentric woman called Myrtle. Download Myrtle here. http://www.loosewireblog.com/files/gps_with_cue.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download