Yes, it’s true. Twitter can be useful. I wrote this post for some friends that are trying to figure out which web technologies make the most sense for their collaboration.
The next time you see a nice color-coded GIS map of a statistic, you should think twice about the way the data are being presented. Countries’ size on the map is determined by their land mass, not their population. Though the shapes are familiar, any geographic projection subtly adds influence to some countries and steals … Continue reading
Supply chain penetration is a vulnerability that has been in the news a lot recently. Corporations and governments know that IT systems hold the keys to the kingdom, but so far they have not been able to batten down the hatches of the supply chain. Corporations don’t want information about these types of problems to … Continue reading
Why do cell phones have such an enormous economic impact in emerging markets? What are the economic impacts of cell phones in emerging markets? How big are the economic benefits of cell phones in emerging markets? The marginal value of cell phones in emerging markets is particularly great precisely because the available substitutes are expensive, … Continue reading