Chris R. Albon


PhD. Political scientist. Director of the Governance Project at @FrontlineSMS. Writes about the global politics of science and technology. All tweets personal.

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Think I can get away with this?

Oh, then I fit perfectly on the West Coast. Laid back, awesome, friendly, beautiful, super cool, surf.

Google Buzz is going away, but Google is thankfully letting me keep the important stuff I said on there:

I tend to avoid 's comment section, but this exchange on Cain's 999 plan is absolute gold:

. wants to make sure I read their new article on Tunisia:

. Related news: CIA releases new age-progressed mockup photo of Al-Shabaab leader.

Liquid Lunch

If we accept that Somalia's famine is man-made, then we must accept that #Somaliland is doing better than the TFG:

Possibly the stupidest use of technology in journalism ever:

lol, dude. Are we doing that? This is my birthday party.

RT : Yes, you know it | Two can play at this game:

This one goes out to

My office for today.

Promote Gadahn!

Whiteboarding a dissertation

My officemate for the next two weeks.

You can have your $500 iPad. I have my $30 Alphasmart.