UN Week Notes: Thursday

I spent the whole day today camped out at the Digital Media Lounge, because I think I have strep throat and schlepping all over town for press events was beyond … more Blood & Milk…


Ushahidi, Twitter, and the future of foreign aid

Text of a short talk I’ll be giving next week: I want to tell you a story about crowdsourcing, social media, and how the world is changing. A little while … more Blood & Milk…


A semi-definitive guide

This post is now obsolete. I get so many career questions, I have moved it all over to the International Development Careers List and my paid consulting. American culture is … more Blood & Milk…


Development 2.0 – More than jargon?

There are a few possible interpretations of Development 2.0 that make it more than jargon. Two are simple (although not easy) and most likely inevitable. The last one is very, … more Blood & Milk…


International Development on Twitter, Part II – Five more people to follow

Joseph Kimojino @maratriangle Why you should follow: Fascinating first-hand account of wildlife protection in the Mara Triangle, complete with catching poachers, making tourists behave, and helping wounded animals. Sample Tweet: … more Blood & Milk…


International development on Twitter, Part 1

Ten people to follow on Twitter if you’re interested in international development. Not the top ten, necessarily – there are too many great people on Twitter for me to make … more Blood & Milk…


The story of FORGE

About two weeks ago, something fascinating happened. Kjerstin Erickson, the director of FORGE, a small NGO that works with refugees in Zambia, posted on her blog at Social Edge. She … more Blood & Milk…