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  • On writing well

    “On Writing Well” is one of my favorite books that has inspired me to continuously improve my writing. It is one of several books I have in my Billy bookcase that I use to develop my writing skills and styles. The author, William Zinsser, covers many key elements that can help aspiring writers find their […]

  • Dear Americans, Greeting from Cambodia! President Barack Obama will leave his legacy to historians and many generations to write and judge. On November 8 this year you will have your voice heard. You will go to your poll station to elect your 45th president. Democrats in Cambodia In 2009, you wrote a new chapter in […]

  • My IVLP experience

    After three weeks of visits, talks, panel discussions, meetings, and lectures in Washington D.C., New York, Georgia, Sacramento, and San Francisco [photo courtesy of Kenton] Stanford, California, U.S. When: April 11, 2014 My visit to Stanford University An afternoon visit to Stanford University Anh Ngoc Dang in Stanford University campus My other IVLP new media […]

  • Mekong ICT Camp 2008-2017

    I’m probably one among a few people who have participated in this regional ICT event for many times over the years. The first time I took part, I was a participant. That year, in 2008, I came back home to initiate the first BarCamp Phnom Penh. As the Mekong ICT Camp is a bi-yearly event, […]

  • Meet Thim Chanrithy

    Eighteen-year-old Thim Chanrithy is now in Vietnam’s Cantho province for three months, writing software he proposed to the coding giant, Google, to make open-source software more portable. That idea has special applications in Cambodia, where the Internet is not widely used but where the movement of software from disc to disc is still useful. Thim […]

  • Life inspiration

    As written by my close friend, Socheata Vong To those who lose inspiration in life: It is okay to lose inspiration in life sometimes. It will always come back to you. Inspiration can be either luxury or simplicity depending on who you are and what you want. Get lost sometimes and you will find a […]