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All posts for April 2012

  1. Australia, outsourcing leader?

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    With their country's small population and geographic isolation, Australians are fans of crowdsourcing, which lets them work with millions worldwide. "We're the world leaders. It's our future," says Ross Dawson, co-author, with  Steve Bynghall, of...

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  2. Wokbolic antennas and extralegal strategy

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    Onno Purbo (@onnowpurbo) reuses radio frequencies and other wavelengths to help give the poorest and most poorly served access to the Internet. His favorite method – not really a secret, since it's open source – is a wifi antenna made from a wok,...

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  3. Argentina takes on the U.S. and U.K.

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    The markets are in the north, the talent in the south, and the technology is everywhere. This is the formula that Globant, an Argentinian enterprise-software company, built its strategy on. And it works. Created in 2002 with $5,000 (3,800 Euros), it...

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  4. Startup Chile

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    Some people, like  investor Amon Kohavi (@arnonk), might have reasons to critique Startup Chile. But the program, created by the Chilean government to encourage the creation of innovative companies, is worth checking out. Which I did in Santiago, on...

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  5. JOURNAL – Off again

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    It's that time again. I'm writing this in Recife, the first city I'm visiting during my first "real" world tour. By this I mean that, after Mexico, North Africa and part of the Middle East, this time I headed west out of Paris, and am coming back...

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