Guam and the Consortium

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Japan is the biggest source of tourists for Guam, with growing numbers from other Asian nations like South Korea. The FSM, which is made up of four distinct island states (Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk and Yap) sent teams from each of their states as well as the national government. But, we're hoping to tune up the local language synthesis, or supplement our text e-books with human narration, which might be more practical.

Guam 100

Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

However, I thought I’d back up the theory with a brief picture of what this kind of travel looks like in practice. Kipp has been a leading software developer in the region, creating software around election monitoring and government transparency just to name a few. We were supposed to start our visit with a very high government official, but instead Kipp took me over to Nairobi Women’s Hospital.

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Provide the Nonprofit Voice to America's Broadband Plan

NTEN

The FCC should review policies governing competition and pricing. Deregulation has produced monopolistic practices that have resulted in higher prices for consumers and slowed the deployment of competitive networks. Consumers in South Korea and Japan can get broadband speeds reaching 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) for less than the monthly price a U.S.

Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

Tech Soup Blog

The WEEE Directive is the set of laws that governs the proper collection and disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in the 27 countries of the European Union. South Korea also has a developed electronics recycling system that now recovers and properly processes over 75 percent of discarded electronics. Its well document practices of uncontrolled burning, and other informal recycling practices are a major source of groundwater pollution.