TIME ‘Person Of The Year’ Is Zuckerberg Not Assange?

Exhibit A
This is the man who won TIME Magazine’s Person of The Year: Mark Zuckerberg; responsible for creating Facebook 5 years ago.

Exhibit B
These were the results of the TIME Magazine Person Of The Year Poll online. Note especially Assange‘s position and number votes as compared to Zuckerberg’s.

Now, I’m not ignorant to the fact that Continue reading

The Kenya WikiLeaks Cables Are Finally Here!

The wait is over, people. The Kenyan Cables have finally started leaking. Clearly, arresting Assange has done nothing to slow the pace of the good people at WikiLeaks down.

Click here to view the cables as they trickle in. We’ll be sharing highlights/reactions in the comments.

Update: For the eager among you, currently only 1,193 out of about 251,000 cables have leaked. There is more to come.

“WikiLeaks” – Here To Even Out The Playing Field?

Julian Assange
In the past few weeks, WikiLeaks’ relevance has seemingly grown tenfold. It only promises to get more interesting with the coming weeks.

I’m not 100% savvy on the matter, but here’s a very short summary (feel free to chime in in the comments). Continue reading

Daily Dozen: 07/12

Imagine your job was to phone people to tell them they won the lottery [EAS]
Hey Côte d’Ivoire, look at Guinea! [BBC]
Can OCampo Be Stopped? [KenyanJurist]
Calestous Juma: From Village Boy to Harvard Don [HKS]
Michelle Obama Teaches Americans About Black Women [NewsWeek]
Move Over Barack Obama, China’s President is the Most Powerful Man in the World [Economist]
This WikiLeaks Julian Assange guy is literally a James Bond Villain [DailyMail]
2011 (Next) Year In Review [NYT]
2010 Kenya Bank Rankings [Bankelele]
Kenyans Want Raila to Apologise Over Gay-Bashing Remarks…and I want a Ducatti 1100 for Xmas [DN]
New ‘Sweet’ Service for Kenyans in the Diaspora [TechMtaa]
Your favourite campus blogger went to Coast [SavvyKenya]
A Regular Dose of the Funnies [DBPB]

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