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Sand

So a while ago I was out doing some GT research work, and I kept seeing these dump trucks full of sand. A new on would roll past every 15 or 20 minutes. After wrapping up the days work we … Continue reading

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On CNN

Check this out. A story was published on cnn.com about the work Georgia Tech is doing here. http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/africa/06/09/Liberia/

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Europe Road Trip Day – 5

Today we have a guest blogger, my travel companion Adam McQueen: I’ll be taking over for John today to provide a different perspective and give John a little break. Some days start off better than others.  We were due for … Continue reading

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Europe Road Trip Day – 1

Yeah I know. I haven’t even finished writing up my motorcycle trip and now I’ve started another epic journey. What can I say. After this I doubt I’ll get any more vacation time for the rest of the year. And … Continue reading

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World Bank Blog

Just real quick I wanted to point out that some of the work I’m doing here with Georgia Tech for the Liberian TRC made it onto a World Bank blog. You can read about it here http://africacan.worldbank.org/truth-and-reconciliation-through-technology.

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Surfing in Sierra Leone

So I went to Sierra Leone last week, stopped off in Liberia for a few days and now I’m in Ghana. I’ll talk about this more, but right now I’m trying to catch-up on my blogging. I’ll have a full … Continue reading

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New Springs

This past week No Lemon received the new heavy duty springs for GATECH-1. Before the rear springs were pretty much shot, causing the car to bottom out all the time. The new springs have lifted the back by a good … Continue reading

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Shirley’s Restaurant

Shirley’s Restaurant serves local food but with more refinement than you’ll find at most local dining establishments. Located on 10th Street, beach side in Sinkor, Shirley serves cabbage salad, potato salad, and my favorite, fried rice, in addition to local … Continue reading

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Cellcom does EDGE

Not to be outdone by its competition, Cellcom, Liberia’s second largest GSM carrier, has unveiled EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution) on its network. A GSM network supporting the EDGE standard in theory should support data rates of 384kbps. … Continue reading

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Camping on the beach in Robertsport

Kate, a freelance reporter, Adam, works for the Clinton Foundation, and I went to Robertsport this weekend to camp and surf. We had a late start and a little trouble at a immigration check point so we arrived a little … Continue reading

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