Category Archives: Kiosk Project

Stuff about the Georgia Tech mobile video story sharing system developed for the TRC of Liberia

V-day, Beaches, Boxes, and Tickets

For valentines Leah Kaplan and I planned a fundraiser 80’s slow dance party. The funds were to go to a orphanage in Kakata, about an hour or so north of Monrovia. Anyway, it was obviously a lot of fun. We … Continue reading

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October

I thought I’d start this off with a picture of my apartment. This is what my room looks like. I’m especially proud of my painting on the wall there. For months I’ve been staying strong and resisting the urge to … Continue reading

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Sinoe, River Cess, and Grand Bassa counties

A couple weeks ago I toured three counties with Georgia Tech’s MObile Story Exchange System (MOSES). I was accompanied by my colleague Dickson Fully, IT Manager at the TRC. We went to Sinoe, River Cess, and Grand Bassa counties. Obviously … Continue reading

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Steph and David in town

Once again I’ve managed to go a month with out any updates. When I started out I thought this would be easier than it is. The hard part is getting the photos up here, and we all know photos make … Continue reading

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Parker and John on UNMIL Radio

This is a little out of date, but I finally acquired the mp3 of my appearance with Parker on UNMIL radio talking about the TRC. This was originally broadcast on June 6th, 2008. The mp3 can be downloaded here. I … Continue reading

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Secret Service and Congress

I’m two weeks behind on my blogging and still pretty busy so I’ll be brief, or at least write a lot hastily. Two weeks ago I was able to go again to Robertsport, and once again it was a lot … Continue reading

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Making Research – Part 2

So a lot of things have happened since I last posted. Usually I like to try and keep things in chronological order and preserve the flow of events from one to another. But to capture the business that was this … Continue reading

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Making Research

That’s what our Liberian research assistants / interpreters told people we were doing when they explained the purpose of our visit. This past week Tom Smyth, a computer science PhD student from Georgia Tech, came over to help start up … Continue reading

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Tent Making – Part 2

Today the tailor finished up the fabric part of the Liberian tent prototype. I also picked up a shirt and some, “short trousers” too. They all three fit pretty well. Mr. Amsu Am Bility, the tailor, did a pretty good … Continue reading

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Tent Making – Part 1

As part of the GTV mobile story sharing project I have been tasked with creating a Liberian designed shade covering for the back of our 4Runner that the GTV system will ride around in. The idea is that it’ll keep … Continue reading

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