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Bali: Travel on the Island

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Beyond the obvious white knuckle effect of the driving experience on Bali, there are also some very grim statistics about the road carnage from their poor transportation infrastructure. Here is a short video with some recommendations.

Online Tool for Gauging Sustainability in Corporate Operations

Online Tool for Gauging Sustainability in Corporate Operations

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The intersection of cloud-computing technology with sustainable development compliance is an idea whose time has come. This is a short description of a new web-based tool for GRI and AA1000 reporting. I also show how it applies to social business and products for the BOP. …

Technologies Aiding Democracy Uprisings

Technologies Aiding Democracy Uprisings

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There are a number of technologies that are being brought to bear by a technologically savvy population that is fed up with authoritarian and corrupt governance. I review some of them here. …

Social Media as a Tool for Protest

Social Media as a Tool for Protest

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The role of social media in protests and revolutions has garnered considerable media attention in recent years. Current conventional wisdom has it that social networks have made regime change easier to organize and execute. An underlying assumption is that social media is making it more difficult to sustain an authoritarian…

Doha Round Research

Doha Round Research

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The Global Trade Analysis project is the most important open source framework for the sharing of information between and among researchers worldwide on the real impacts of variations in trade patterns and the effect on the global economy. …

Open Source Society

Open Source Society

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How is the open source paradigm changing world politics? Lessons from the Iranian election uprising.…