Tharum Bun

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Three is Company

on January 21, 2007, 2 comments

The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if I can, Pursuing it with weary feet, Until it joins some larger way, Where many paths and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say. The Fellowship of the […]

Meme: More but not much

on January 20, 2007, 3 comments

Bangladeshi-born Rezwan, now in Germany, puts me on his plate by pretending it’s a game of playing or not. Ignore it, I would be someone arrogant. However, Rezwan, whom I met in Delhi, India, in December last year was demanded to do the same by David Sasaki, a gentleman I met in London in December […]

No $100 Laptop to Cambodia?

on January 12, 2007, no comments

It’s cheaper than a 2 GB iPod Nano of Apple, one of the most popular music players. No hard drive, but with four USB ports available for external storage such as flash drives, the $100 laptop with Wi-Fi capability of the One Laptop Per Child project will change the way we educate children in the […]

In which digital citizens talk

on January 6, 2007, 2 comments

No suit and no tie — very ordinarily informal. About a hundred digital citizens traveled from every corner of the planet to Delhi, India, with only a few things, computer laptops and digital cameras, for Global Voices 2006 Summit. In T-shirt and jeans, the ladies and gentlemen had some interesting discussions, what they have done […]

The new urban Cambodian woman: Keo Kalyan

on January 2, 2007, 8 comments

22-year-old Keo Kalyan is a hopeful ambassador of Cambodia’s newest generation of leaders. In a country where only one girl attends secondary school for every three boys, Kalyan already holds bachelor degrees in Business Administration and Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Tharum Bun sat down with the young scholar to find out more about […]