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The Heart Sutra

In order to give a gift, we must be empty. How can we take a form to give if we are not already empty. In order to receive a gift, we must too be empty. For how can we accept … Continue reading

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A Post-ISA Round Up

It may be a few weeks late, but I’m glad to report that the International Studies Association conference in Montreal was a success. I presented on two separate panels – Getting to Grips with Global Governance, and Global Media, Open … Continue reading

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Gabrielle Giffords Shot at Political Event

Here are the news feeds for Gabrielle Giffords. Thoughts and prayers go out to her and her family as Arizona once again takes national headlines in a terrible way.   NPR CNN FOX Huffington Post BBC MSNBC Reports are still … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

To all those traveling, have a safe trip, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  

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Bob Woodward comes to town

I will be heading down to the Elliot School of International Affairs (at George Washington University) later this evening to hear Bob Woodward, author of All the President’s Men and Obama’s Wars, give a speech tonight. Look for an update … Continue reading

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The more you (don’t) know

As part of my research for the International Studies Association (ISA) conference in March (see here) I have been looking into issues, technologies, and metric data on cyber security issues. The results are, for the common person, terrifying, and for … Continue reading

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Digg: What Went Wrong? (via nocachyblog)

This is an interesting post on some of the reasons digg may have gone downhill. For those of you which participate in the vast web of social media/news aggregation sites, you will understand the problems which cropped up when digg … Continue reading

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Hiking Mackinac

The final piece of the Mackinac travel journals, this is a photo set from a short hike along the ridge-line of Mackinac Island. We woke up earlier in the morning, about 7 am, to eat breakfast and head down to … Continue reading

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ECbW goes to St. Michaels, Maryland

A few weeks ago, I traveled out to St. Michaels, Maryland to visit a college friend who had a summer house in the area. St. Michaels is known, according to the sign upon entrance, as the town which fooled the … Continue reading

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Fear Not

There has indeed been a lull in the posting schedule as of late, but fear not, there are going to be several large updates in the near future.

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