Anxiety: Searching the Brain for the Roots of Fear →
Our primal response to danger is part of what has kept us alive. But our capacity to imagine the future can turn it pathological.
Happy Year of the Dragon! (New York Times)
LEE Filters: Brazil’s Ruling Family of Film →
leefilters: “Since the founding of the family production company, LCBarreto, 50 years ago, the Barretos have, in one capacity or another, helped make more than 80 films in Brazil. Sometimes they limit themselves simply to producing movies, though on many other occasions they have also written, directed or…
Why Apple's products are 'Designed in California'... →
mijatovic: “The New York Times asked that question, and after an extremely well-researched report involving interviews with both former and current executives at Apple, the answer the Times found is both simple and chilling: iPhones aren’t made in America because they just can’t be. The infrastructure and labor force doesn’t exist at the levels necessary to support Apple’s operations — it’s not...
A short piece about what we do. More info at www.sambaman.org.uk
Ségou Villages: Cruising the River Niger for...
globalvoices: Boukary Konaté, a 2011 Rising Voices grantee, is currently cruising up the Niger river aboard a traditional Malian barge, docking every day in a new village to train school children and villagers to use the Internet. Boukary blogging on the River Niger (all CC BY-NC-SA 2.0): Uploading pictures with mobile internet access on the boat: Primary school student doing her first...