New Hampshire Public Radio Interview on Iraq Trip

I had a great conversation with Virginia Prescott of NHPR’s Word of Mouth on the topic of “Rebuilding Iraq, Blog By Blog“: In an effort to encourage Iraq to use social media to rebuild itself, the State Department sent representatives from Twitter, Google, YouTube and WordPress to Baghdad in late April. For five days, they […]

Baghdad Day 3

A few things that jumped out during our third day here in Baghdad: – Not surprised to see Windows XP on all machines being used at various government offices, but was surprised to see that they were all running in English language mode. – Way too much focus on custom proprietary software projects VS using […]


Just finished my first day of a really interesting trip to Baghdad, Iraq. I’m here as part of a delegation with the State Department, and will have lots more to say in a few days. The trip into Baghdad alone so far has been quite amazing — and not surprisingly the US Military, State Department, […]