Category: People Power

  • Certification of live birth

    Turns out I was born in Kenya too!

  • Trying out CoComment

    I’m intrigued by the service coComment is offering: giving you one place to track all of your blog comments and any followup conversations they may entail. Right now, it’s invitation-only, though, so I can’t try it out. Anyone got an invite for me? UPDATE: Well, that was fast. Looks like requesting a code is all […]

  • Blogs (and wikis) help fulfill the read/write web

    Sometimes it’s useful to remember that Tim Berners-Lee’s first web browser has an editor built into it, as he reminds us in this BBC interview (Berners-Lee on the read/write web): Towards a rewritable web ML: I’m interested that at what sense you began to sense the possibilities. You weren’t thinking car rental, you weren’t thinking […]

  • Help me find my next job

    This post represents the first step in an experiment in publicly seeking work via the living web. I started by posting here at Radio Free Blogistan because this is still my best known brand and the blog site most closely associated with my name. (Who am I? I’m Christian Crumlish, a.k.a xian). What kind of […]

  • Afghan blogger, read all about it

    Quoting from Buzzmachine: Free speech spreads: The first Afghan blog. [via IraqTheModel and Tim Oren] My name is Waheed. I am a 20 year old male from Afghanistan and I have been working with the US Army in Kabul, Afghanistan as an interpreter for the last 2 years…. During the Taliban we didn’t have internet […]

  • Gillmor on Iraq the Model and the new Spirit of America-sponsored Arabic language weblog tool

    Quoting from An Honor: I just had the honor of introducing some extraordinary people to a Silicon Valley audience. They were Jim Hake, CEO and founder of Spirit of America, which I wrote about last spring. His operation is bringing help from U.S. citizens to people who need it in Iraq and Afghanistan, and it’s […]