Country Safety Report

Abstract: Abstract Confidential safety report based upon a trip to visit a conflict zone in October, 2012.  This report is not public.  It reports background information, documents the security of a variety of specific locations of interest within the country, and makes concrete suggestions for improvements.  Media reports had described extremist destruction of communications infrastructure. … Continue reading Country Safety Report

Information Security Protocols v2.2

Abstract: Information security protocols often are too long to be usable.  This protocol is a single page with only five key guidelines.  It has proven easy to remember and use in real life. Abstract [REDACTED] recognizes that criminals, terrorists, and TLIs 1 may all on occasion threaten the safety, activities, or finances of [REDACTED], its… Continue reading Information Security Protocols v2.2

Viability of Mobile Phones for Language Development: a Grassroots View from Four African Countries, The

Abstract: By Stephen Fierbaugh <stephen@fierbaugh.org> Research by Stephen Fierbaugh, Andrew Eells, Chris Vickio, Emily Vickio, Octavian Msongamwanja, and Cate Burnett Between July and September, 2011, an International Literacy and Development (ILAD) team traveled 4000km each by bus across Africa to determine if mobile phones and other Internet devices are a viable tool for minority language… Continue reading Viability of Mobile Phones for Language Development: a Grassroots View from Four African Countries, The