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The worst sites are usually not the truly local sites designed by local businesses or government agencies. Instead, the offenders often come from multinational corporations (small and large) that create country sites with horrible usability - and usually without a true understanding of the local market and users. via Read more →

In this article, written by a Chinese Journalist, the author points out some interesting thoughts about globalization and the current state of the Chinese (and other Emerging Countries) economy and demographics. The author ends calling out the fact that "People tend to follow mainstream ideology and ignore other factors". I... Read more →

Looking at the language web in 2008, we see a surprisingly clear map of Europe and Asia. The language linkages invite explanations around geopolitics, linguistics, and historical associations. The outlines of the Iberian and Scandinavian Peninsulas are clearly visible, which suggest geographic rather than purely linguistic associations. Examining links between... Read more →

This mashup of the maps of the Facebook digital connections and the NASA's World at night is very interesting - and it would be even more if it was possible to draw general conclusions. Unfortunately, it is not, with one very clear exception. First, since China is quickly becoming the... Read more →