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New Zealand

Last week I had the unique opportunity to spend a week in New Zealand as an invited guest. In January, the country's captial city, Wellington, put a call out to the tech community saying they had a shortage of tech workers and wanted to recruit from the worlds best. They were opening a call for anyone to apply and the top 100 applicants would be given a free trip ...

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Mbour, Day 2

Day 2 in Mbour

Mbour is poor. Its a city south of the capital of Senegal, Dakar, on the Atlantic coast in West Africa.  The official population is about 600,000, though I talked to someone today who said the larger area has a population of about 3 million.  We've been staying in Saly, which is a small neighborhood or district that is slightly more affluent -- many tourist hotels ...

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